This lectureship fund, named for Sarah Cutts Frerichs AM’49 PhD’74, will support semi-annual lectures on topics related to Victorian Studies — the study of English culture of the Victorian period — including, but not limited to, comparative literature, social and political history, and the histories of education, philosophy, fine arts, economics, law, and science.
The Frerichs Lecturer for Academic Year 2016-17 was
Isobel Armstrong, Professor Emeritus, Birkbeck, University of London!
Click here for a biography of Sarah Cutts Frerichs.
Previous years' speakers:
2008 - Ilana Pardes
2009 - Andrew H. Miller
2011 - Caroline Arscott
2012 (spring) - James Chandler
2012 (fall) - Nancy Armstrong
2015 (spring) - Marjorie Lorch
2016 (fall) - Isobel Armstrong