We have an exciting programme lined up for every second Tuesday of the month, with plenty of Victorian topics: https://literarylondonrg.wordpress.com/the-schedule/.
Our first talk, on 12th October, is by BBC Radio 3 New Generation Thinker Lucy Powell on feather hangings and looks to be fascinating: https://literarylondonrg.wordpress.com/2021/09/15/mrs-montagus-feather-hangings-london-and-the-global-imaginary/
To attend any of the virtual sessions, please register via the IES website.
First Session: Tuesday, 12th October 2021 (In-Person Event)
Second Session: Tuesday, 10th November 2021 (Virtual Event)
Clare Pettitt (KCL) – Democratization and Scale: Three Responses to 1840s London
Third Session: Tuesday, 11th January 2022 (In-Person Event)
Nicola Kirkby (Royal Holloway) – ‘A Locomotive Hearse’? Charles Dickens and the London Necropolis Railway
Fourth Session: Tuesday, 8th February 2022 (Virtual Event)
Claire Chambers (York) – “Olfaction Fiction; Of Sound Mind” – Smell in Monica Ali’s Brick Lane, and Sound in Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire
Fifth Session: Tuesday, 12th April 2022 (Virtual Event)
Ryan Heuser (Cambridge) – TBC
Sixth Session: Tuesday, 10th May 2022 (In-Person Event)
Clara Jones (KCL) – Trouble in the House: Ellen Wilkinson Writes The House of Commons
This post has been re-published by permission from the
BAVS Postgraduates Blog. Please see the original post at https://victorianist.wordpress.com/2021/10/01/literary-london-reading-group/