Category Archives: Victorian Persistence Seminars

Session 46: “The Nineteenth-Century Idée Fixe: The Concept of Monomania and its Influence on Literature”

Session 46 of our seminar will take place on Wednesday 7 June 2017 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30). Mathilde Vialard (Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7) will give a paper entitled “The Nineteenth-Century Idée Fixe: The Concept … Continue reading

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Session 45: “Medical Technologies and Listening to the Body”

Session 45 of our seminar will take place on Tuesday 21 February 2017 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30). Dr. Melissa Dickson (University of Oxford) will give a paper entitled “Medical Technologies and Listening to … Continue reading

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Session 44: “The Staplehurst Railway Accident as a Gothic Motif in Dan Simmons’s Drood”

Session 44 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 11 January 2017 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30). Charlotte Wadoux (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3) gave a paper entitled “The Staplehurst Railway Accident as a … Continue reading

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Session 43: “Victorian Hauntings: reflections on forms of persistence”

Session 43 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 23 November 2016 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30).   Pr. Julian Wolfreys gave a paper entitled “Victorian Hauntings: reflections on forms of persistence”. The seminar takes … Continue reading

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Session 42: “The persistence of the word Victorian in America”

Session 42 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 22 June 2016 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30). Three Americanists from the A19 research group (LARCA, Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7) talked about the persistence of the word Victorian … Continue reading

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Session 41: ‘Inhabiting Victorian Sexual Ideology in Eyes Wide Shut and Antichrist’

The next session of our seminar will take place on Thursday 19 May 2016 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 18h-19h30). Aina Marti (King’s College London) will give a paper entitled ‘Inhabiting Victorian Sexual Ideology in Eyes Wide … Continue reading

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October Session: “Victorian Hauntings”

This seminar session will take place on Wednesday 5 October 2016 (at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 18h-19h30). Professor Julian Wolfreys  (University of Portsmouth) will give a paper entitled “Victorian Hauntings.” The seminar takes place monthly at … Continue reading

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