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