May 31, 2023

To Kill A Mockingbird Panel Discussion and Film Screening

Enjoy Mockingbird at Fifty, Thursday Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. in Chandler 102
A Celebration of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” in a panel discussion with:

Professor Claudia Emerson
approaching the novel through the lens of gender

Professor Chris Foss
analyzing the novel through the lens of contemporary disability studies

Professor Jim Goehring
commenting on the Christ imagery of the film adaptation

Professor Gary Richards
assessing the novel and film adaptation via sexuality studies

Professor Danny Tweedy
responding to the novel through discourses of race

A screening of the 1962 film adaptation will follow the panel discussion (8:00-10:00 p.m.).
Sponsored by the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication; the Arrington Distinguished Chair in Poetry; and the Mark Twain Society of Virginia
For more information, contact the Department of English, Linguistics, and Communication at (540) 654-1035

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.