Category Archives: Victorian Persistence Seminars

Session 49: “Hair in Motion: Victorian Affect and Biological Persistence in Walter Pater’s Studies in the History of the Renaissance”

Session 49 of our seminar will take place on Wednesday 31 January 2018 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 18h30-20h). Asimina Kaniari (Athens School of Fine Arts) will give a paper entitled “Hair in Motion: Victorian Affect and … Continue reading

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Session 48: “Edmund Campion’s afterlives through Literature: Richard Simpson (1867), Evelyn Waugh (1935) and Rowan Williams’s Shakeshafte (2013)”

  Session 48 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 20 December 2017 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30). Camille Bourbon  gave a paper entitled “Edmund Campion’s afterlives through Literature: Richard Simpson (1867), Evelyn Waugh (1935) … Continue reading

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Session 47: “‘Nevertheless, she persisted’: Recidivist Vagabondes in Nineteenth-Century Anglophone Legislation and Literature”

Session 47 of our seminar will take place on Wednesday 29 November 2017 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30). Dunlaith Bird (Université Paris 13) will give a paper entitled “‘Nevertheless, she persisted’: Recidivist Vagabondes in Ninteenth-Century Anglophone Legislation and … Continue reading

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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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