May 19th: Dr. Veronica Isaac (Brighton), ‘Examining Changing Attitudes to Theatre Costume in the Long 19th Century c. 1789-1914’

Please join us on May 19th for our Seminar Series: Dr. Veronica Isaac (Brighton), ‘From Fairy Queens in “Gauze and Spangles” to “Shakespeare in Black Velvet”: Examining Changing Attitudes to Theatre Costume in the Long 19th Century c. 1789-1914’ 19 May, 5:00pm GMT Zoom seminar; all are welcome! Register here (link will be sent to … Continue reading “May 19th: Dr. Veronica Isaac (Brighton), ‘Examining Changing Attitudes to Theatre Costume in the Long 19th Century c. 1789-1914’”

March 24th: Dr. Hannah Britton, Channels of Communication: The Wordsworths, the Wye and the Letters of 1812’

Please join us on March 24th  for our Seminar Series: Dr. Hannah Britton, ‘Channels of Communication: The Wordsworths, the Wye and the Letters of 1812’ 24 March, 5:00pm GMT Zoom seminar; all are welcome! Register here (link will be sent to registered participants before the event).

April 21st: Works in Progress Workshop

Please join us for a Works in Progress workshop with papers by Helen Goulston and Emily Vincent. Helen Goulston, ‘Oxford University Museum of Natural History 1854-1914: Teaching Methods and Environments in the Departments of Geology and Mineralogy’ Emily Vincent, ‘Navigating the Spectral: Domestic Servants, Nursemaids and Mediumship in the Supernatural Works of Florence Marryat’ 21 … Continue reading “April 21st: Works in Progress Workshop”

Postponed!: Dr. Veronica Isaac: “Examining Changing Attitudes to Theatre Costume in the Long 19th Century (c.1789-1914)”

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

Welcome to the Nineteenth-Century Centre

The Nineteenth-Century Centre at the University of Birmingham provides a collaborative network for scholars working across traditional disciplinary, national, and temporal boundaries. We host regular events of interest to our members and mobilise the rich resources of the local area to support both research and teaching.