2 October: Research Centre Meet & Greet

Meet the EDACS Research Centres! UoB Post-grads, it’s time for the yearly pizza-fest with your friendly local Research Centres. Learn about the seminars, workshops, and other events taking place this academic year; get involved and meet new people while you’re at it. Wednesday, October 2nd, 4-6pm in Arts Lecture Room 4.

9 October: Book Launch and 19C Post-Grad Mixer

Join us to celebrate recent book publications with chat, nibbles, drinks, and remarks from  Drs. Melissa Dickson & Andrew Hodgson (Birmingham) and recent UoB Alum Dr. Clare Stainthorp (London). Learn about the publishing process & the autumn events at the 19CC. Everyone welcome, post-grads especially! Featured books: Anxious Times: Medicine and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Britain by … Continue reading “9 October: Book Launch and 19C Post-Grad Mixer”

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.

8 November: Dr. Kristin Mahoney, “Rethinking the Racial Politics of Decadence”

19CC Seminar Series Welcomes IAS Vanguard Fellow Dr. Kristin Mahoney  (Michigan State) and respondent Dr. Ana Parejo Vadillo (Birkbeck) for a fascinating afternoon. Friday, 8 November, 4-6pm, in the Institute for Advanced Studies (54 Pritchatts Road). All are welcome. Rethinking the Racial Politics of Decadence: Taking Wilde to Sri Lanka and Beardsley to Harlem Late-Victorian … Continue reading “8 November: Dr. Kristin Mahoney, “Rethinking the Racial Politics of Decadence””

21 November: An Evening with Ruskin

Join John Holmes and friends at the Oxford Museum of Natural History for the final celebration event in the Ruskin 200 programme at the Museum with a Victorian-inspired, scientific soirée of activities. Learn about John Ruskin’s connections to the Museum, from the design of the building to the geology collections, as well as his wide … Continue reading “21 November: An Evening with Ruskin”

BAVS in Brum!

The 19C Centre is excited to announce that Birmingham will host the British Association for Victorian Studies–BAVS–annual conference in late July 2020, dates to be announced. We will update this post with additional details and the Call for Papers in the coming weeks and months. Please stay tuned!