Dr. Jessica Gerson, retired professor of English from Dutchess
Community College, will deliver the annual Steinthal Lecture on
Monday, October 3, 2016 in the Kaplan Family Library and Learning
Center, Room 218.
This event is free and open to the public, and co-sponsored by
the Division of Arts and Letters and the Kaplan
Dr. Gerson earned her Doctorate in American Literatures from New
York University in 1977, while she was a Professor of English at
Dutchess Community College. Since her retirement in 1996, she has
taught courses on the short story at the Center for Lifetime
Studies in Poughkeepsie, and leads ongoing book discussions at the
Newburgh Free Library.
For more information about the Steinthal Lecture, contact Dr.
James Cotter, Mount Saint Mary College professor of English, at