Event – MIVSS Meeting: Victorian Border Crossings: Cross-national Elements of the Nineteenth Century, 19th Feb., University of Wolverhampton

The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates

Meeting of MIVSS (Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar), in conjunction with the Northern Comparative Literature Network

Victorian Border Crossings: Cross-national Elements of the Nineteenth Century

Friday 19th February 2016, University of Wolverhampton

Keynote Speaker: Dr Ross Forman, University of Warwick:‘The prejudices of the stomach’: Asian Foodways in Victorian Culture’

The next Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar, co-organised with the Northern Comparative Literature Network and hosted by the University of Wolverhampton, will explore the theme of Victorian Border Crossings.

Refreshments including lunch will be provided. This is a free event but please register your attendance by emailing Anne-Marie Beller (a.m.beller@lboro.ac.uk)

PROGRAMME

10.30a.m. – Coffee/Tea and Welcome

11.00 – PLENARY: Dr Ross Forman, University of Warwick: ‘The prejudices of the stomach’:  Asian Foodways in Victorian Culture

12.00 – PANEL 1: International markets

‘Buy my him-a-ges: the importance of figurinai, wandering Italian “image-sellers,” around the nineteenth-century world’ (Ralph…

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