Michael Robertson received the B.A. from Stanford, the M.A. from Columbia, and the Ph.D. from Princeton. His research and teaching interests are in 19th-century
American and British literature. The recipient of two National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships, he is the author, most recently, of The Last Utopians: Four Late
Nineteenth-Century Visionaries and Their Legacy (Princeton UP, 2018). His book Worshipping Walt: The Whitman Disciples (Princeton UP, 2008) was named a New
Jersey Council for the Humanities Honor Book, and Stephen Crane, Journalism, and the Making of Modern American Literature (Columbia UP, 1997) received the Frank Luther Mott Award for the year's best book in journalism and mass communication. He
is co-editor with TCNJ colleague David Blake of Walt Whitman, Where the Future Becomes Present (U of Iowa P, 2008). He has been a Visiting Fellow in the
Departments of English and Religion at Princeton University, and during the 2018-19 academic year he is an Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London. His current book project is a biography of William Morris, the 19th -century English writer, artist, and socialist.
LOCATION: All Saint's Church,
16 All Saint's Road,
Princeton, NJ 08540
TIME: 3.00 PM
Refreshments to be served after the presentation. Please bring your friends!
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