charlotte gordon

In Her Mother's Footsteps: The Lives of Mary Shelley and Her Mother Mary Wollstonecraft

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 in the Philip Nordgren Lecture Hall, Xavier 201.

The 43rd annual Walter C. Schnackenburg Memorial Lecture will be delivered by award-winning author, Dr. Charlotte Gordon, whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Steet Journal, Slate, Harvard Magazine, and The Cambridge Companion to American Poetry, among other publications. Her book, Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley (Random House) won the National Book Critics Circle award. An Associate Professor, she has been a frequent guest on NPR and CBC. Gordon received her A.B. from Harvard College and her Ph.D. from Boston University. From 1999-2–2 she was Elie Wiesel’s teaching assistant at Boston University.