New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU’s Schwarzbach Available for Comment on 200th Anniversary of Charles Dickens’ Birth

December 8, 2011
149

New York University’s Fred Schwarzbach, the author of Dickens and the City and president of the American Friends of London’s Dickens House Museum, is available for comment on the life and legacy of Charles Dickens, who was born Feb. 7, 1812.

Schwarzbach, dean of NYU’s Liberal Studies Program, has also edited Dickens’s American Notes, co-edited Victorian Artists and the City, and authored numerous scholarly chapters, articles, and review essays on Victorian and modern British literature and culture. In February 2012, he will be attending the bi-centenary service for Dickens at Westminster Abbey, where the author is buried.

Schwarzbach has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Columbia University and received his Ph.D. from London University. He has taught at University College London, Washington University in St. Louis, Louisiana State University, Washington State University, and Kent State University, where he served for eight years as chair of the Department of English. He joined the Liberal Studies Program as Dean and Master Teacher of Humanities in 2004.

Reporters interested in speaking with Schwarzbach should contact James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or james.devitt@nyu.edu.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Liberal Studies Program, Research, Faculty

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: James Devitt | (212) 998-6808

NYU’s Schwarzbach Available for Comment on 200th Anniversary of Charles Dickens’ Birth

Search News



NYU In the News

NYU Offers Financial Aid to Undocumented Students

The Wall Street Journal reported that NYU will begin offering scholarship aid to undocumented students for the school year beginning next September.

NYU Adopts Lean LaunchPad Program to Teach Entrepreneurship

Startup guru Steve Blank, in a Huffington Post blog, described how NYU adopted the Lean LaunchPad model to teach entrepreneurship to students and faculty at NYU.

Biology Professor Jane Carlton Examines Wastewater for the City’s Microbiome

The New York Times’ Science Times column “Well” profiled Biology Professor Jane Carlton and her research project to sequence microbiome of New York City by examining wastewater samples.

Steinhardt Professors Use a Play as Therapy

The New York Times wrote about a play written by Steinhardt Music Professor Robert Landy about the relationship between Adjunct Professor Cecilia Dintino, a clinical psychologist in the Drama Therapy Program, and a patient, former Broadway actress Jill Powell.

NYU Public Health Experts Urge Strengthening Local Health Systems to Combat Ebola

Dean Cheryl Healton of the Global Institute of Public Health and Public Health Professor Christopher Dickey wrote an op-ed in the Huffington Post saying international health agencies need to strengthen their presence in countries at the local level to prevent future ebola outbreaks.

NYU Footer