Category Archives: Victorian Persistence Seminars

Session 52: “Shakespearean Persistence: Gordon Craig’s reception of the Renaissance masque.”

The 52nd session of our seminar will take place on Wednesday 30th May 2018 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30). Lynn Sermin Meskill (Université Paris Diderot) will give a paper entitled “Shakespearean Persistence: Gordon Craig’s reception of the … Continue reading

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Session 51: “Droll Dogs and Agreeable Rattlers: Writing and Telling Jokes in Victorian Britain”

Session 51 of our seminar took place on Wednesday 23rd May 2018 at the Université Paris Diderot bâtiment Olympe de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30) Dr. Bob Nicholson (University of Edgehill, UK) gave a paper entitled “Droll Dogs & Agreeable Rattlers: Writing and … Continue reading

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CFP: Dickens, Families and Communities 

CFP: Dickens Day 2018. Dickens, Families and Communities  Saturday 20th October, Senate House, London Dickens often associated his own works with a cheerful ideology of hearth and home. Writing to his friend John Forster on plans for a new periodical, he … Continue reading

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Session 50: Myths and British Narratives of Exploration: The Quest for the Source of the White Nile, 1860 – 1872

The 50th session of our seminar took place on Wednesday 7th March 2018 at the Université Paris Diderot-Paris 7 (Bâtiment Olympes de Gouges, salle 347, 17h30-19h30). Guillaume Didier (Université Paris-Sorbonne) gave a paper entitled “Myths and British Narratives of Exploration: The Quest for the Source of … Continue reading

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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 Institut Catholique de Paris. Asimina Kaniari (Athens School of Fine Arts) will give a paper entitled “Hair in Motion: Victorian Affect and Biological Persistence in Walter Pater’s Studies in … 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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