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General Agency Information
Name:Dickens Project
Alternate Name(s):The Dickens Project UCSC
Address:1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95064
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-459-2103
Email Address:dpj@ucsc.edu
Website:dickens.ucsc.edu
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Varies
Description:A scholarly consortium devoted to promoting study and enjoyment of the life, times and work of Charles Dickens. The Project consists of faculty and graduate students from the 8 campuses of the University of California, as well as from other major American and international universities. Founded in 1981, it receives funding from member universities and extra-mural government and private groups and individuals. Activities for the general public are supported in part by contributions to The Friends of the Dickens Project.

ELIGIBILITY: Some programs are open to the public.

FEES: Fixed. Call for information.
Programs:The Dickens Project is pleased to offer a number of free teaching resources, as well as publications for sale to the general public and to the teaching community. These resources and publications are of significant value both to those who teach Dickens at the middle school, high school, community college, or university level, and to those who wish to enrich their personal experience of Dickens and the Victorian era, see publications list below.

Sponsors scholarly conferences, institutes, and public presentations throughout the year.

The public is invited to attend our annual "Dickens Universe", a week-long gathering of
Dickens lovers featuring talks, entertainments, discussions and parties. Details about the upcoming Dickens Universe can be found on the web site beginning in October, including the featured novel, dates, schedule, and list of faculty attending.
Publications:A LITTLE BOOK ABOUT A CHRISTMAS CAROL
CHARLES DICKENS AND HIS PUBLISHERS
DICKENS BIBLIOGRAPHIES
DICKENS ON THE ROMANTIC SIDE OF FAMILIAR THINGS
WHAT THE DICKENS: A GUIDE TO MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT AND HARD TIMES
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:Grants
UCSC
 
Officials
 

John O. Jordan
Director
picasso@ucsc.edu

JoAnna Rottke
Assistant Director

Jon Michael Varese
Director of Digital Initiatives

Contact Persons
 

JoAnna Rottke
jrottke@ucsc.edu

Related Agencies
Parent Agency:University of California Santa Cruz
 
Subject Headings
 Government Agencies
Literary Societies
This record last modified October 27, 2014

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