Lecture by Thad Logan, "Rossetti's Drawers

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (18281882), Lady Lilith, oil on canvas, 186668 (altered 187273) (Delaware Art Museum, Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, 1935)
    The University of Delaware Library and the Delaware Art Museum announce a lecture entitled “Rossetti’s Drawers” by Dr. Thad Logan, 2009 Pre-Raphaelite Fellow, on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 4:00 p. m. at the Delaware Art Museum.  The event is open to the public at no charge.  Acceptances are suggested and can be made to Courtney Waring at 302-351-8509 or cwaring@delart.org. A reception for all lecture attendees will follow.

    Dr. Logan, a lecturer in English and the Humanities in the Department of English at Rice University, is the 2009 University of Delaware Library/Delaware Art Museum Pre-Raphaelite Fellow. She will speak about her research on "Rossetti's Things" a study of material objects, research into the life and work of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and investigations into the connections among various personalities and artifacts associated with the Pre-Raphaelite circle. Dr. Logan's publications include The Victorian Parlour: A Cultural Study (Cambridge University Press, 2001), a study of the decoration of the middle-class Victorian home and the objects collected within it.

    The University of Delaware Library/Delaware Art Museum joint Fellowship in Pre-Raphaelite Studies is awarded to scholars conducting significant research in the lives and works of the Pre-Raphaelites and their friends, associates, and followers. Dr. Logan is the second recipient of the Fellowship.