Thursday, June 20, 2013

Registration Open: The Victorian Tactile Imagination Conference (7/19-20/2013)

Registration is now open for:
The Victorian Tactile Imagination Conference
19-20 July 2013
Birkbeck, University of London

Keynote speakers:
Professor William Cohen (University of Maryland), on Arborealities: The Tactile Ecology of Hardy’s Woodlanders
Professor Gillian Beer (University of Cambridge), on Dream Touch
Dr Constance Classen (author of The Deepest Sense: A Cultural History of Touch), on Victorian Intimacies: Love, Death, and the British Museum

Professor Hilary Fraser (Birkbeck, University of London), on Touching Pictures: Victorian Art Writing and the Tactile Imagination”

For more information, the full programme, or to register for the conference (spaces are limited), please visit the website at: