Community Information Database
|General Agency Information|
|Alternate Name(s):||The Dickens Project UCSC|
|Address:||1156 High Street|
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 9-5|
|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. Volunteer work exchanges.
|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 ON THE ROMANTIC SIDE OF FAMILIAR THINGS
DICKENS RESOURCE HANDBOOK SERIES: Great Expectations, Hard Times, and David Copperfield
DOORWAY TO DICKENS, Hard Times and Martin Chuzzlewit, video, workbook & anthology
MASTERPIECE ARCHIVES: Bleak House, Oliver Twist & David Copperfield
TEACHING DICKENS: Masterpiece Classics guides
WHAT THE DICKENS: A GUIDE TO MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT AND HARD TIMES
|Volunteer Info:||Volunteer work exchanges.|
|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|
John O. Jordan
Jon Michael Varese
|Parent Agency:||University of California Santa Cruz|
|This record last modified July 4, 2013|