Category Archives: Of Victorian Interest

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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CFP: Victorian Ecologies

Originally posted on The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates:
Victorian Network is an open-access, MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and promoting the best work across the broad field of Victorian Studies by postgraduate students and early career academics. We are delighted…

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“Shelfies” as Identity Performances in Edwardian Britain

Originally posted on The Victorianist: BAVS Postgraduates:
Dr Lauren Alex O’Hagan is a Researcher in the Department of Media and Communication Studies at Örebro University, Sweden. Her research interests and publications focus largely on class conflict, literacy practices and consumer…

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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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