James and Virginia Bash Lectures in Modern American Literature: Megan Marshall

James and Virginia Bash Lectures in Modern American Literature: Megan Marshall

Event Type

Faculty

Location

Root Hall A-264, Schick Lecture Room

Date

Time

Phone

(812) 237-3269

Description

The James and Virginia Bash Lecture Series welcomes Megan Marshall, Charles Wesley Emerson College Professor, Emerson College, who will present My Elizabeths: Confessions of a Serial Biographer. This event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow in Root Hall A-269/270. Megan Marshall is the author of three books, The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism (2005); Margaret Fuller: A New American Life (2013), which won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and Memoir in 2014; and Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for Breakfast (2017). Marshall has won the Francis Parkman Prize, the Mark Lynton History Prize, and the Massachusetts Book Award in Nonfiction. She has also been awarded fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment of the Humanities, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard.