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Schick Lecture welcomes Suzanne Juhasz to speak on Emily Dickinson

April 2, 2012

The Schick Lecture Series on Language, Literature and Lexicography at Indiana State University will host Suzanne Juhasz, distinguished professor of English at the University of Colorado-Boulder, on Thursday, April 5 at 3:30 p.m.

Juhasz's presentation is titled "A Life with Emily Dickinson: Surprise and Memory" and will take place in Root Hall A-264 with a reception following in A-269-270.

Juhasz earned her Ph. D. at the University of California-Berkeley and has previously taught at the University of Otago in New Zealand, Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve University.

The founding editor of "The Emily Dickinson Journal," Juhasz has authored or edited nine books on Dickinson, modern poetry and women and language. Her works include "Metaphor and the Poetry of Williams, Pound and Stevens" and "Naked and Fiery Forms: Modern American Poetry by Women," among other titles. Juhasz has also written more than 50 articles.

Joseph S. Schick, professor emeritus of English, began the Schick Lecture Series in Language, Literature and Lexicography through a bequest in 1988.

Contact: Keith Byerman, professor of English, department of English, Indiana State University, at 812-237-3208 or

Writer: Mallory Metheny, media relations assistant, Office of Communications and Marketing, Indiana State University, at 812-237-3773