Invitation to Yuen Lecture


    The University of Delaware Library and the Delaware Art Museum announce a lecture “The Music of Dante Gabriel Rossetti” by Dr. Karen Yuen, University of Delaware Library and Delaware Art Museum 2010 Fellow in Pre-Raphaelite Studies scheduled for Tuesday, April 20, 2010, at 4 p.m. at the Delaware Art Museum, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington, Delaware.  A reception will follow.  R.S.V.P.’s are not necessary but are encouraged to Courtney Waring at 302-351-8509 or []. The lecture is open to the University of Delaware community and the public at no charge.

    Dr. Karen Yuen, an independent scholar from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is the 2010 University of Delaware Library/Delaware Art Museum Pre-Raphaelite Studies Fellow.  She will speak about her research on “the Music of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.”  She has written widely on Victorian and Edwardian literature; the Pre-Raphaelites and Pre-Raphaelitism; connections between literature, music, and visual art; and women’s writing and masculinities.

    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. Yuen is the third recipient of the Fellowship.

    Illustration:  Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Veronica Veronese, 1872, oil on canvas, Samuel and Mary R. Bancroft Memorial, Delaware Art Museum (1935-1928).

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