Events

Trans-Atlantic Celebrity: H.G. Wells, Elinor Glyn, and Sarah Bernhardt

General Programming

Cosponsor
  • British Studies at Columbia

In this talk, three Columbia Professors will discuss three 19th and 20th-century European artists whose work had a large influence on literature and film in the Belle Époque. Sarah Cole, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, will discuss the work of H.G. Wells; Hilary Hallett, Assistant Professor of History, will discuss writer Elinor Glyn, known for her works of romance; and Sharon Marcus, Professor of of English and Comparative Literature will discuss the work of French actress Sarah Bernhardt, known as "The Divine Sarah."

Attendees who are not Columbia University faculty or students must RSVP by September 29 at [email protected].

Participants
  • Hilary A. Hallett Assistant Professor of History Columbia University
  • Sarah Cole Professor of English and Comparative Literature Columbia University