Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Laura Stevens
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Her article, “The Souls of Highlanders, the Salvation of Indians: Scottish Mission in Eighteenth-Century British Empire,” is forthcoming
Dr. Laura Stevens, Associate Professor of English, delivered a paper in September on The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe at the first International Defoe Society Conference in Tulsa. In October she participated in a panel of journal editors at the Society for the Study of American Women Writers, and a draft chapter of her book, “Obedience, Dissent, and the Biblical Esther in Eighteenth-Century Britain,” also was discussed by the Delaware Valley British Studies Group.
At the Modern Languages Association Convention in December she will serve as a respondent on a panel organized by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals. Her article, “The Souls of Highlanders, the Salvation of Indians: Scottish Mission in Eighteenth-Century British Empire,” is forthcoming in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of Early America's Religious Landscape, an essay collection from University of North Carolina Press.