HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Dr. Todd Martin will present on “Women and
Katherine Mansfield’s Divided Self” for the Huntington University
Forester Lecture Series at 7 p.m. April 15 in the Zurcher Auditorium of
the Merillat Centre for the Arts. Martin is a professor of English at Huntington University.
lecture will look at Mansfield’s life as a divided self who never
escaped her middle class upbringing yet also embraced the freedom
brought on by emancipation. According to Martin’s abstract on the
lecture, “This notion is manifest in that several of her short stories
mock the artist’s life and even suggest a sympathy for the stability of
Martin recently has published a version of the
lecture in the Journal of New Zealand Literature and has worked as a
co-editor of a forthcoming collection of essays, “Katherine Mansfield
and World War One.” He has published several other articles on Mansfield
and has presented his research at several international conferences on
Mansfield, including France, England and New Zealand.
Forester Lecture Series is designed to bring interesting persons and
topics to the attention of students and the regional community.
Forester Lecture Series at Huntington University is coordinated by Dr.
David Alexander, associate professor of philosophy. For more
information, contact Alexander at 260-359-4305 or visit www.huntington.edu/fls.