The University of Aberdeen has launched a programme of events taking place in May as part of ‘Dickens 2012’ an international celebration of the life and work of Charles Dickens to mark the bicentenary of his birth, which fell on 7 February 2012.
Spring Programme Events
Tuesday 1 May, 7pm: David Lean’s ‘Great Expectations’ (1946): film screening at the Belmont Cinema, Belmont Street Aberdeen
Thursday 3 May, 6pm: Adrian Poole (University of Cambridge): Dickens and the Scottish Play, Meeting Room 1, University Library, Bedford Road, Aberdeen
Thursday 10 May, 6pm: Paul Schlicke (University of Aberdeen) : Dickens and Popular Entertainment, Seminar Room, University Library, Bedford Road, Aberdeen
Thursday 17 May, 6pm: Robert Patten (Rice University, Houston): Who the Dickens is ‘Boz?‘, Meeting Room 1, University Library, Bedford Road
Thursday 24 May, 7.30pm: Talking Dickens: An evening of readings by the English Department, University of Aberdeen, Meeting Room 1, University Library
Tuesday 29 May, 7pm: David Lean’s ‘Oliver Twist’ (1948): film screening at the Belmont Cinema.