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Johnson on the air

In honor of the tercentenary, BBC Radio 4 is airing a series of programs on Samuel Johnson, including a dramatization of Boswell’s Life, and an appreciation of Johnson by current London mayor Boris Johnson. Act now, because the programs will stay on the website for only a week after they air.

Published in:John Overholt |on September 9th, 2009 |Comments Off on Johnson on the air

A very successful symposium

There’s a nice article in the new Harvard Gazette about our just-completed symposium Johnson at 300, and it provides me with an opportunity to thank all of those who contributed to making it so tremendously enjoyable and productive, most especially my colleagues Tom Horrocks and Peter Accardo, who worked tirelessly to bring it to fruition.

Published in:John Overholt |on September 3rd, 2009 |Comments Off on A very successful symposium