Christine Colón, 2017-2018 Hansen Lectures


Christine ColonDr. Christine Colón is Associate Professor of English at Wheaton College, and will be presenting three lectures on Dorothy L. Sayers for the 2017-2018 Hansen Lectureship. The series is titled: Community or Chaos?: Searching for Clues in the Works of Dorothy L. Sayers, and all lectures will be at 7pm in the Wade Center's Bakke Auditorium.

Christine Colón is Associate Professor of English at Wheaton College. She specializes in nineteenth-century English literature and has published articles on writers such as Jane Austen, the Brontës, Adelaide Procter, Wilkie Collins, and John Keats. She is the author of the introduction to the Valancourt edition of Joanna Baillie's Gothic dramas (2007), and she has published a monograph entitled Joanna Baillie and the Art of Moral Influence (2009). In addition, she co-authored Singled Out: Why Celibacy Must be Reinvented in Today’s Church (2009). Her book Writing for the Masses: Dorothy L. Sayers and the Victorian Literary Tradition, which explores how Sayers’s interest in the Victorians permeates her ideas about the relationships among writers, readers, and a literary work, is under contract with Routledge and will be published in 2018.

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