Wednesday 23 March, 1pm-5:20pm, Arts 103: Postgraduate Study Day 2022

Please join us on Wednesday 23 March 1pm-5:20pm in Arts 103 for this 19th Century Centre study day. The 19th Century Centre PGT/R Study Day will be going ahead on Wednesday 23rd March 2022. The theme of the day will be ‘Celebration’ and we have a brilliant line-up of speakers (Ross Conway, Natasha Booth-Johnson, Gemma Larkin, Alan … Continue reading “Wednesday 23 March, 1pm-5:20pm, Arts 103: Postgraduate Study Day 2022”

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19CC Book Launch 2020

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!  

Postponed!: Wordsworth Birthday Roundtable

The 19CC has had to postpone all Spring 2020 events from 20 March 2020 due to the coronavirus. We look forward to celebrating Wordsworth in the future. Please watch this space for updates. 

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Change of Date! 14 February: Views on Ruskin

Join Dr. Christopher Donaldson (Lancaster), Dr. Zoe Bulaitis (Manchester), and  University of Birmingham 19C Centre staff for a slightly belated celebration of the centenary year of John Ruskin’s birth. A panel of short papers offer fresh views on Ruskin, followed by discussion. Friday, February 14, 2020 4-6pm Arts Building 103  

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11 December: A Victorian Christmas @ the V&A

Lunchtime Lecture at the V&A: A Victorian Christmas The Victorians invented or perfected many of our most treasured Christmas traditions: Christmas cards, Christmas trees, and Christmas crackers can trace their popularity to the mid-nineteenth century. Fashion joined in the festive spirit, too, with designs and fabrics that made the most of the holiday mood. For … Continue reading “11 December: A Victorian Christmas @ the V&A”

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11 December: Dr. John Attridge

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”

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