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”

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””

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””

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”

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””