Scuttling the Atlantic: Moving Crabwise in Search of Other Shores

Professor Elizabeth Fay is co-founder of the Research Center for Urban Cultural History at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. In addition to her talk, Professor Fay will speak about her work as Editor of Palgrave Macmillan’s series on “The New Urban Atlantic.” For a copy of Professor Fay’s pre-circulated article, please contact Reception to follow.

Presented by the Five College Seminar on Global Cultures of the Long 19th Century.
Sponsored by:  Five Colleges Incorporated, Mount Holyoke External Mentoring Grant, The Mount Holyoke College, Amherst College, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Departments of English, and The Humanities Faculty of Hampshire College.

Elizabeth Fay

Professor of English, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Professor Fay has published more than eight books and over thirty articles and book chapters. Her Working-Class Women in the Academy (1993) won the Susan Koppelman Award for Best Anthology, and A Feminist Introduction to Romanticism (1991) is a foundational work in the field. Professor Fay has received various honors and awards, including a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, an Arts and Humanities Research Council Grant, and The Chancellor’s Medal for Excellence in Research at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.