Victorian Studies Centre at University of Leicester presents Spring Seminar Series
Dr Abhijit Gupta (Jadavpur University and CRASSH, Cambridge): ‘Missionaries as Bibliographers: James Long and John Murdoch’
Doctoral Presentations (University of Leicester): Three papers showcasing current research by postgraduate students
Prof Robert O’Kell (University of Manitoba). Book launch for Disraeli: The Romance of Politics (University of Toronto Press, 2012): ‘The Politics of Disraeli’s Novels’. Response from Dr James Moore (Historical Studies, University of Leicester). This event takes place in the Attenborough Film Theatre at 5:15pm. Reception to follow. All welcome.
Prof Stephen Yeo (former Principal of Ruskin College, Oxford): ‘Socialisms in Britain, 1827 Onwards: Three at Least’
Prof Josephine Guy (University of Nottingham): ‘“Performance” versus “Reading” Texts: Why Edit Nineteenth-Century drama?’
Dr Michèle Mendelssohn (Mansfield College, Oxford): ‘“I am sure that it is a crime against an unknown God”: Oscar Wilde, Salome and Celebrity’
Dr Ashok Malhotra (University of Warwick): On British representations of India, 1814-1899. Title TBA
All seminars take place on alternate Wednesdays and begin at 5:15pm. They are held in Room 1513, Attenborough Building, University of Leicester, LE1 7RH. Seminars are followed by dinner at a local restaurant.
Please direct any enquiries to Dr Richa Dwor (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visithttp://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/victorian/news/seminar2011.