Annual Public Lecture
Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies
Leeds Trinity University, West Yorkshire
May 19, 2014
Everyone is warmly invited to attend the annual Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies public lecture, which will be on Monday 19 May 2014 at 7pm in the Auditorium at Leeds Trinity University, West Yorkshire. It will be delivered by our fourth visiting professor, Regenia Gagnier (Professor of English at the University of Exeter) on the topic “The Global Circulation of Victorian Actants and Ideas: in the Niche of Nature, Culture and Technology”. The lecture will be preceded by a wine reception at 6pm in the Conference Suite to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies.
Professor Gagnier is a distinguished scholar in the field of Victorian Studies and an outstanding critical thinker, whose work has contributed substantially to our understanding of the modern human condition. She has published numerous books on Victorian literature and culture, including Idylls of the Marketplace: Oscar Wilde and the Victorian Public (Stanford, 1986), Subjectivities: A History of Self-Representation in Britain 1832-1920 (Oxford, 1991), The Insatiability of Human Wants: Economics and Aesthetics in Market Society (Chicago, 2000) and Individualism, Decadence and Globalization: on the Relationship of Part to Whole 1859-1920 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
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