Monday, April 07, 2014

Forum: Birkbeck Summer Programme (Summer 2014)

Birkbeck Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies
Summer Term 2014 Programme

Friday 9 May 2014, 6.00–8.00pm
Pamela Gilbert (Florida): 'Body Objects and History: The Skin of the Marquis'

Monday 19 May 2014, 7.30–9.00pm
"Clouds: Objects, Metaphor, Phenomena"
Panel Discussion with Vladimir Jankovic (Manchester), Richard Hamblyn (Birkbeck), and Esther Leslie (Birkbeck)

Wednesday 21 May 2014, 6.00–9.00pm
"From Text to Screen and Back: Adaptation Across Media"
Workshop with Richard Taws (UCL), Silke Arnold-de Simine (Birkbeck), and Ann Lewis (Birkbeck)

Thursday 22 May 2014, 7.40–9.00 pm
Sarah Thomas (Birkbeck): "Curating 'Empire' at Tate: Dissonance and British Art"
To be held in Room G01, 43 Gordon Square

Wednesday 4 June 2014, 6.00–8.00pm
Mary Hunter (McGill): "Ladies in Waiting: Time and Gynecology in Toulouse-Lautrec's Rue des Moulins (1894)"

Monday 16 June 2014, 6.00–8.00pm
Nicholas Gaskill (Rutgers): "Interior Designs: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Progressive Art of Pure Colour"

Tuesday 1 July 2014, 6.00-8.00pm
Rachel Teukolsky (Vanderbilt): "Cartomania: Sensation, Celebrity, and the Democratized Portrait"

Tuesday 8 July 2014, 6.00-8.00pm
Sue Zemka (Colorado State, Boulder): "Prosthetic Hands and Phantom Limbs"

Unless otherwise noted, all sessions take place in the Keynes Library (Room 114, School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London, WC1H 0PD). The sessions are free and all are welcome, but since the venue has limited space it will be first come, first seated.

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