Tuesday 15 March, 5-7pm, Arts LR5: Dr Ellie Dobson and Dr Claire Jones (UoB), Sculpture and Poetry Event

Please join us on Tuesday 15 March 5-7pm in Arts LR5 for this 19CC workshop. This event will facilitate informal discussion about the relationship between sculpture and poetry across the long nineteenth century, speaking to the particular research interests of members of the Nineteenth-Century Centre across the Department of English Literature and the Department of … Continue reading “Tuesday 15 March, 5-7pm, Arts LR5: Dr Ellie Dobson and Dr Claire Jones (UoB), Sculpture and Poetry Event”

24 January 3-4.30pm: What was it like to study at Mason College?

In 1880, Mason Science College opened in Birmingham, offering a university-level education. At the opening ceremony, the biologist T. H. Huxley declared that ‘No child born in Birmingham, henceforward … need fail to obtain, not merely the instruction, but the culture most appropriate to the conditions of his life’. Mason College was to be a … Continue reading “24 January 3-4.30pm: What was it like to study at Mason College?”

31st October: John Holmes and The Temple of Science: The Pre-Raphaelites and Oxford University Museum of Natural History

John Holmes will be giving a talk on at the Oxford Literary Festival next month (31 October): The Temple of Science: The Pre-Raphaelites and Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2020) https://oxfordliteraryfestival.org/literature-events/2021/october-31/temple-of-science-the-pre-raphaelites-and-oxford-university-museum-of-natur

Book Launch: Jimmy Packham’s Gothic Utterance and Hannah Murray’s Liminal Whiteness in Early US Fiction

Date: 27 October 2021 (16:00-17:00)Description: Join CSNA and the Nineteenth-Century Centre for a Halloween-themed launch of two brilliant new books. The Zoom registration link, for sharing with your various networks is here: https://bham-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkcemrrD4sHdbYZPmNJXcNOEZ6-rWXn20p. The link can also be found here