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Schedule | Montreal Dickens Fellowship

Montreal Dickens Fellowship
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2022-2023 Schedule


September 6, 2022 (Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM Meeting
Welcome back
Housekeeping and Fellowship News
Introduction to “Little Dorrit“.
Preview of 2022-2023 Agenda
Dickens's life: 1855-57
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October 11, 2022
(Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
"Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 1-8
Questions on "Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 1-8

British and World Time Lines 1855-57

Suggested resource for discussion: BBC. Masterpiece Theatre "Little Dorrit" 2009
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November 1, 2022
(Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
"Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 9-18
Questions on "Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 9-18

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December 6, 2022 (Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
"Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 19-27
Questions on "Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 19-27

Holiday Celebration
Guest speaker, Judith Elson: "Whiskey Galore, the Water of Life"

Trivia Quiz
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January 10, 2023
(Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
"Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 28 - 34 and Book II: Chapters 1-2
Questions on "Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 28-34 and Book II: Chapters 1-2

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February 7, 2023
(Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
"Little Dorrit" Book II: Chapters 3-11
Questions on "Little Dorrit" Book II: Chapters 3-11

Dickens Birthday Celebration

Guest Speaker, Henrietta Johnson: "Charles Dickens, (Hand) Writer"
(Penmanship, Shorthand, Letters, Utensils, Desk…)

Trivia and Figurine Quizzes
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March 7, 2023
(Tuesday)
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1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
"Little Dorrit" Book II: Chapters 12-20
Questions on "Little Dorrit" Book II: Chapters 12-20

Guest Speaker, Professor Malcolm Andrews: "Light and Darkness in Little Dorrit"
Date to be confirmed

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April 4, 2023
(Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
"Little Dorrit" Book II: Chapters 21-29
Questions on "Little Dorrit" Book I: Chapters 21-29

Guest speaker, Judith Elson: "Crime and Punishment"

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May 2, 2023
(Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
"Little Dorrit" Book II: Chapters 30-36
Questions on "Little Dorrit" Book II: Chapters 30-36

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June 6, 2023
(Tuesday)
1:00 - 3:30 p.m.
ZOOM meeting
Open Discussion

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June 20, 2023
(Tuesday)

1:00
Zoom Meeting
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Victorian Afternoon Tea


Trivia Quizzes
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