London Nineteenth Century Seminar – Autumn 2019

 

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Image: ‘Evening on the Thames’, by Gustave Doré

All seminars will be held at King’s College London’s Bush House (South East Wing, SE2.09). Entrance to the Souh-East Wing is via the north side of Strand. Seminars run from 6pm to 8pm.

Thursday 3 October 2019, 18.00-20.00

Mediations

Dr. Sarah Crofton (King’s College London): ‘“Late Style”: Spiritualism as a Literary Critical Practice’

Prof. Ruth Livesey (Royal Holloway): ‘Reading George Eliot with Vincent van Gogh: Provincial Life and Full-Colour Realism’

Thursday 31 October 2019, 18.00-20.00

Global Transactions

Dr. Alexander Bubb (Roehampton): ‘Building a Global Bookshelf: Asian Classical Literature for the General Readership, 1845–1915’

Dr. Shahmima Akhtar (Royal Historical Society): ‘Mapping Ireland: Irish Villages in the US in the 1890s’

Thursday 5 December 2019, 18.00-20.00

Periodicals

Dr. Clare Stainthorp (UCL): ‘From Secular Review to Atheistic Communistic Scorcher: Freethought Periodicals of the Late Nineteenth Century’

Dr. Koenraad Claes (Ghent): ‘“And really for art’s sake?”: Understanding the Early Avant-Garde through Late-Victorian Little Magazines’

All seminars will be held at King’s College London’s Bush House (South East Wing, SE 2.09). Entrance to the South-East Wing is via the north side of the Strand.

Convenors: Dr Lara Atkin (L.E.Atkin@kent.ac.uk) and Dr Brian Murray (brian.murray@kcl.ac.uk) 

https://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/research-seminars/nineteenth-century-studies-seminar 

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