UCL European Institute


Challenger Unbound: a one-day symposium on Arthur Conan Doyle's Professor Challenger narratives

09 December 2013, 12:00 am

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9 December 2013


9 December 2013

Institute of English Studies
Senate House
University of London

A century has passed since the publication of Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World. This one-day symposium offers an ideal opportunity to take stock of the Professor Challenger narratives and to reassess what these three novels and two short stories can offer to new generations of scholars, students, and enthusiasts.

Introduction: Professor John Sutherland, Lord Northcliffe Professor Emeritus of Modern English Literature, University College London

Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Ian Duncan: Professor and Florence Green Bixby Chair in English, University of California Berkeley
  • Professor Michael Saler: Professor of History, University of California, Davis
  • Professor Jeremy Tambling: Professor of Literature, School of Arts, Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester

Programme Information

Online Registration:
£20 Standard
£15 IES Members/students/concessions

This event is supported by the UCL European Institute Call for Proposals