Category Archives: Conferences and seminars

Call for Papers: Valuing Sculpture: Contemporary Perspectives on Art, Craft and Industry, 1660-1860

Originally posted on The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates:
Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 July 2021 Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Keynote Speakers Dr Greg Sullivan (University of York/ St. Paul’s Cathedral) Dr Rebecca Wade (Independent) The indeterminate position of sculpture within the…

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Session 69: “Letter-Writing for the Masses in Nineteenth-Century Britain.”

The next session of our seminar will take place on zoom on 7 April 2021 at 5pm (Paris time, GMT+2) Dr. Kathrin Levitan (William & Mary, Williamsburg) will give a paper entitled “Letter-Writing for the Masses in Nineteenth-Century Britain.” Her … Continue reading

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Session 68: “Seeking Asylum: Nineteenth-Century Migration, the La Guayrian Emigrants, and Jane Eyre.”

Session 68 of our seminar will take place on 24 March 2021 at 5.30pm on zoom. Pr. Josephine McDonagh (University of Chicago) gave a paper entitled “Seeking Asylum: Nineteenth-Century Migration, the La Guayrian Emigrants, and Jane Eyre.” Her respondent was … Continue reading

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Session 67: “Of Water and Women in the Victorian Imagination”

The next session of our seminar will take place on zoom on Friday the 22nd of January 2021 at 5pm. Pr. Béatrice Laurent (Université Bordeaux-Montaigne) will give a paper entitled “Of Water and Women in the Victorian Imagination”. Her respondent will … Continue reading

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ESS session 3: Pr. Holly Furneaux (University of Leicester): “Enemy Encounters: Fellow Feeling and its Others.”

The next session of the ‘Empires, South, Sexualities’ seminar will take place on Wednesday 9 November 2020 on zoom. Pr. Holly Furneaux (University of Leicester) will give a paper entitled “Enemy Encounters: Fellow Feeling and its Others.” Her respondent will … Continue reading

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Victoriographies Research Group Seminar Series

Originally posted on The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates:
The Victoriographies Research Group at the University of Surrey is launching a new online seminar series for 2020-21. The seminars will take place via Zoom at 17:00-18:30 (5-6.30pm) GMT. Places are free and…

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CFP: Cities and Fantasy: Urban Imaginary Across Cultures, 1830–1930

The long nineteenth century witnessed the rapid expansion and modernization of cities around the globe. It is often also heralded, by critics working with Anglo-American literature, at least, as the starting point for studies of the fantastic. Nonetheless, despite the … Continue reading

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Session 66: “George Eliot’s Italian Journeys: Historical Place Writing and Chronotopes in Romola and Middlemarch”

The next session of our seminar will take place on zoom on the 13th of October 2020 at 1pm. Dr. Julia Kuehn (Professor at the University of Hong Kong) will give a paper entitled “George Eliot’s Italian Journeys: Historical Place Writing … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING ‘ONE MORE VOICE’

One More Voice (https://onemorevoice.org/), a new digital humanities project, focuses on recovering non-European contributions from nineteenth-century British imperial and colonial archives. The name reflects the fact that there is always one more voice to recover from the archives. The non-European contributions take multiple … Continue reading

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CFP: ‘Disrupting the City’, Avignon, 14-15 October 2021

Chères et chers collègues, Le colloque d’automne de la SEAC, qui devait se tenir les 8-9 octobre 2020 sur le thème “Disrupting the city : Urban Crises in Contemporary British Literature and Art” à l’Université d’Avignon, est reporté aux 14 … Continue reading

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