19CC on Hiatus

Due to covid-19 closures, the Brum 19CC is currently on hiatus. We look forward to seeing you all in the future with a full slate of programming, as soon as it is safe to do so. Until then, we wish you and yours a safe and healthful spring and summer.

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Welcome to the Nineteenth-Century Centre

The Nineteenth-Century Centre at the University of Birmingham provides a collaborative network for scholars working across traditional disciplinary, national, and temporal boundaries. We host regular events of interest to our members and mobilise the rich resources of the local area to support both research and teaching.

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The Wellesley Index – UoB February trial

The 19C Centre is pleased to announce that the library have signed up to a trial of the Wellesley Index of Victorian Periodicals (1824 – 1900) for February 2020. We encourage University of Birmingham staff and students researching anything related to the nineteenth century to make the most of this fantastic resource during the trial … Continue reading “The Wellesley Index – UoB February trial”

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Feb. 14: Views on Ruskin Roundtable

Fri. 14 February: Views on Ruskin Roundtable, with Dr. Christopher Donaldson (Lancaster), Dr. Zoe Bulaitis (Manchester), and members of the 19CC. 4-6:00pm, Arts Lecture Room 3.

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Feb 17: Rebecca Mitchell at the BMI: “Death Becomes Her: On Victorian Mourning”

Mon. 17 Feb: Rebecca N. Mitchell BMI Partner Talk, “Death Becomes Her: On Victorian Mourning” Birmingham & Midland Institute, 1:00-2:00pm. For Victorian widows, mourning could be a full time job. Strict rules dictated what one could wear and where one could go in the weeks and months following a bereavement. But the Victorians also made … Continue reading “Feb 17: Rebecca Mitchell at the BMI: “Death Becomes Her: On Victorian Mourning””

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Works-In-Progress: Dr. Kathryn Milligan (UCD), “Towards a Four Nations Art History? The G. F Watts Memorial Exhibition, 1905 – 06”

Mon. 24 February: Works-in-Progress, Dr. Kathryn Milligan (UCD), “Towards a Four Nations Art History? The G. F Watts Memorial Exhibition, 1905 – 06,” 1:00-2:00pm. For papers, contact Matthew Ward (m.ward.1@bham.ac.uk). ***VENUE CHANGE***: Please note that this event will now be held in the Winteringham Room at the Birmingham Rep, next to the Birmingham City Library … Continue reading “Works-In-Progress: Dr. Kathryn Milligan (UCD), “Towards a Four Nations Art History? The G. F Watts Memorial Exhibition, 1905 – 06””

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Postponed! Dr. Tony Howe: “Epistolary Romanticism”

The 19CC has had to postpone all Spring 2020 events from 20 March 2020 due to the coronavirus. We look forward to welcoming Tony Howe in the future. Please watch this space for updates. 

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Postponed!: Wordsworth Birthday Roundtable

The 19CC has had to postpone all Spring 2020 events from 20 March 2020 due to the coronavirus. We look forward to celebrating Wordsworth in the future. Please watch this space for updates. 

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