7 March: Work-in-Progress

  When: 7 March, 5-7pm Where: Arts 104 What: Join 19C Brum colleagues to discuss 19C modules under development. For more information, contact Matthew Ward.

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15 February: Dr.Will Tattersdill at the BMI

Victorian Dinosaurs: Facts and Fictions of the Nineteenth-Century Mesozoic with Dr Will Tattersdill When: Thursday 15 February, 6-7:30 pm Where: The Birmingham & Midlands Institute £5/£3 for Members of the BMI (Click here to book) In 1842, Richard Owen coined the term ‘dinosaur’ to describe three recently-discovered extinct animals from the Age of Reptiles. He … Continue reading “15 February: Dr.Will Tattersdill at the BMI”

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18 December: Midlands Modernist Network’s Transitions: Bridging the Victorian-Modernist Divide Conference CFP Deadline

The conference is set to be held on 9th and 10th of April 2018 at the University of Birmingham. Transitions is an international, interdisciplinary conference seeking to open a dialogue between Victorianist and Modernist scholars. The conference will interrogate the historical, theoretical and thematic divides that have evolved from the artificial critical boundary set at … Continue reading “18 December: Midlands Modernist Network’s Transitions: Bridging the Victorian-Modernist Divide Conference CFP Deadline”

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6 December: Dr. Hannah Murray (KCL) on Robert Montgomery Bird

‘“Almost a citizen”: Robert Montgomery Bird’s Racial Transformations and the Borders of Belonging’   Who: Dr. Hannah Murray, Teaching Fellow at King’s College London When: 6 December, 5:15-7pm Where: Arts 104 Please join us for a rousing talk by Hannah Murray of KCL  

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30 November: Book Launch and Performance at the Coffin Works

Wilkie Collins “The Red Vial” Launch and Performance Celebrating the publication of Wilkie Collins’s sensational gothic drama, The Red Vial, Francis Boutle Publishers invite you to a free book launch and drinks reception followed by short thrilling excerpts from the play. Taking place in Birmingham’s Coffin Works, the Victorian candlelit setting provides an eerie space … Continue reading “30 November: Book Launch and Performance at the Coffin Works”

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23 November: Barber Institute Meet & Greet

Get to know the Barber Institute’s collections on 23 November. 19C staff will have the opportunity to explore the Barber’s 19C holdings and chat with staff about potential pedagogy and research collaborations. Who: UoB 19C staff — please rsvp Where: Barber Institute Foyer When: Thursday, 23 November, 4:15-5:45pm

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22 November: UoB Post-Grad Modern and Contemporary Forum hosts Newman researchers

UoB’s Post-Grad ‘Modern and Contemporary Forum’ is hosting two PGRs from Newman Univeristy whose work may be of interest to 19CC members: Where: Peter Gelling Library (Arts 315) When: 22 November, 4:30-6 pm Sophie Allen (Newman University) ‘Psychiatry and Spiritualism in late 19th century Britain’ Zoe Chadwick (Newman University) ‘The Body in Late Victorian Gothic … Continue reading “22 November: UoB Post-Grad Modern and Contemporary Forum hosts Newman researchers”

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25 October: Works-In-Progress

When: 25 October, 5-6pm Where: Arts 104 What: Join 19C Brum colleagues to discuss 19C modules under development. For more information, contact Matthew Ward.

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