Victorian Studies Centre Spring Seminar Series, University of Leicester

Spring Seminar Series, hosted by the Victorian Studies Centre at the University of Leicester.

All are welcome at these free research-led seminars. No booking is required – just join us at 5.15pm in Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite 1, Fielding Johnson South Wing, University of Leicester, on alternate Wednesdays. (A map is available here).

The programme is as follows:

22 January: Dr. Michael Meeuwis (University of Warwick), ‘Imagining Victorian Theatre at the Centre’

5 February: TBA

19 February: Dr. Emma Butcher (University of Leicester), ‘Children Writing War in the Long Nineteenth Century’

4 March: Dr. Claire Jones (University of Birmingham), ‘Modelling the Victorians: from the portrait statue to Staffordshire figures’

18 March: Professor Atsuko Miyake (Seinan Gakuin University, Japan), ‘H. G. Wells’s Tono-Bungay and the Napoleonic Legend in transition’

6 May (ROOM TBA): Ms Emma Probett, ‘The Nineteenth Century Novel of Manners: connecting the works of Jane Austen and Elizabeth Gaskell’; Ms Sophie Almond, ‘Victorian Medical Women’; and Ms Jacqueline Favaloro , ‘Exploring Folklore in Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley’. (PhD candidates, University of Leicester)