Thursday, April 25, 2013

Lecture Series: Birkbeck Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies 2013 Summer Term Programme

The Birkbeck Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies would like to announce our programme of lectures and seminars for the 2013 Summer Term.

Monday 29 April 2013, 6:00-8:00pm
Simon Dentith (Reading): 'The Mill on the Floss under the Sign of Hindsight'

Monday 13 May 2013, 6:00-8:00pm
Diana Maltz (SOU): 'Decadence for Kids?: Mabel Dearmer and Children's Book Illustration in the 1890s'

Monday 20 May 2013, 6:00-8:00pm (venue tbc)
Martin Myrone (Tate Britain): 'Spectacle and the Sublime: Romantic Visuality and Contemporary Exhibition Culture'

Monday 20 May 2013, 7:30-9:00pm (venue tbc)
'Amy Levy and Controversy': Panel Discussion with Richa Dwor (Leicester), Naomi Hetherington (Birkbeck), Nadia Valman (QMUL), and Ana Parejo Vadillo (Birkbeck)

Tuesday 21 May 2013, 7:30-9:00pm (venue tbc)
Eugenia Gonzalez (Birkbeck): Victorian Dolls and Material Play

Thursday 30 May 2013, 6:00pm
'On Cosmopolitanism:' Seminar with Stefano Evangelista (Oxford), Alex Murray (Exeter), and Matthew Potolsky (Utah)

Monday 10 June 2013, 6:00-8:00pm
Alison Booth (Virginia): A Network of Trollopes: Anglo-Italians, Women, and Biographical "Events"'

Unless otherwise noted, all sessions take place in the Keynes Library (Room 114, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London, UK, WC1H 0PD). All sessions are free and welcome to the public.

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