Category Archives: Victorian Persistence Seminars

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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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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Session 65: “Revisiting the Wilde Trials in the Parisian Press”

The next session of our seminar will take place on March 4th 2020 (17.30-19.30, bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347). Dr. Colette Colligan (Simon Fraser University, Canada) will give a paper entitled “Revisiting the Wilde Trials in the Parisian Press”. … Continue reading

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Session 64: “’A Most Capricious Waterway’: The Hooghly River and the limits of colonial power in British India.”

The next session of our seminar will take place on Wednesday 29th January 2020 at 5.30pm at the Université de Paris (bâtiment Olympe de Gouge, salle 347). Dr. Robert Ivermee (SOAS, University of London / Institut Catholique de Paris) will give … Continue reading

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Session 63: Pr. Marlène Daut, Baron de Vastey and the Origins of Black Atlantic Humanism

The next session of our seminar will take place on Wednesday 29th January 2020 (bâtiment Olympe de Gouges, salle 134, 12h-13h30). Pr. Marlène Daut (University of Virginia (Charlottesville) will talk about her book ‘Baron de Vastey and the Origins of Black … Continue reading

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Session 62: Book launch, Pickwick Papers, Gallimard

The next session of our seminar will take place on Wednesday 22nd of January 2020 at 5.30pm at the Université de Paris (bâtiment Olympe de Gouge, salle 347). Dr Céline Prest will present the new edition of Dickens’s Pickwick Papers published … Continue reading

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Session 61: “Nature Repairs Our Ravages? George Eliot’s Novel Ecosystem”

Session 61 of  the Victorian Persistence seminar, jointly organized with the A19 research group, took place on Wednesday 6 November 2019 at the Université de Paris (bâtiment Olympe de Gouge, salle 165). Dr. Jesse Oak Taylor (University of Washington) gave a paper entitled “Nature … Continue reading

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Session 60: “The Needle, the Image, and the Tomb: Rebecca Massey, History, and Addiction.”

Session 60 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 16 October 2019, 17h30-19h30, at the Université Paris Diderot (bâtiment Olympe de Gouge, salle 347). Dr. Sean Witters (University of Vermont) gave a paper entitled  “The Needle, the Image, and the Tomb: Rebecca Massey, History, … Continue reading

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