The Haunted Shores network is running its 2nd Annual Conference on Friday 20th May, free and online! The Haunted Shores network is running its second annual conference on Friday 20th May, free and online, on “En-tangled approaches to seaweed”. This is an interdisciplinary event on the cultural representation of the seaweed, coastal ecologies, and human/nonhuman (especially … Continue reading “Haunted Shores Network 2022 Conference”
Please join us on Friday 6th May 5:00pm to 7:00pm in Arts 103 for an in person event with Prof. Sharon Ruston. In this talk I will introduce the nineteenth-century chemist Humphry Davy, his notebooks, and our project to crowdsource transcriptions of them using Zooniverse: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/humphrydavy/davy-notebooks-project. I will focus on one notebook in particular, kept in … Continue reading “Humphry Davy and Victor Frankenstein”
Please join us on Wednesday 27th April at 5:00pm to 7:00pm in Arts 103 for an exciting talk with Prof. Priti Joshi. Join us for an exciting talk in which Professor Priti Joshi will introduce us to her current project on illustrations and technologies for the mass-production of illustrations in the 19th-century press. The talk will focus on … Continue reading “Image, Copies, and Copyright: Illustrations of Nana Sahib, the “Butcher of Cawnpore””
Please join us on Thursday 12th May 5:00pm to 7:00pm in Arts 103 for a fascinating talk with Prof. Dennis Denisoff. The Victorians thought and acted in ways we could now recognise as environmentalist, but they did so through their own methods and cultural matrices. My talk addresses an ecological worldview that contrasts with the … Continue reading “Weird Ecologies and the Limits of Environmentalism”
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
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
Please join the 19CC to celebrate the publication of five volumes by Centre staff! Zoom webinar, 11 December at 5:00pm. Brief introduction from each author followed by Q&A. Hope to see you there!
The 19CC has had to postpone all Spring 2020 events from 20 March 2020 due to the coronavirus. We look forward to welcoming Hannah Britton in the future. Please watch this space for updates.
19C Seminar Series: Dr. John Attridge (U New South Wales), ‘Live for Me: Vicarious Experience and Aesthetic Education in The Ambassadors and Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship’, 5-7pm, Arts 103 A capacity for vicarious experience is one of Lambert Strether’s most celebrated characteristics, apparent not only in his famous injunction to Little Bilham to “Live all … Continue reading “11 December: Dr. John Attridge”