17 October: Research Centre Fair

Join the 19C Centre and all of the EDACS Research Centres for a PGR Meet&Greet on Wednesday 17 October, 4:00-6:00pm, Arts 201

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17 October: Professor Martin Willis (Cardiff)

LANS Distinguished Lecture Series, Professor Martin Willis, “What Role do the Humanities Play in our Scientific World?”. When: Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 5:30-7:00pm Where: Arts Main Lecture Theatre For more information, please visit: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/schools/liberal-arts-and-sciences/events/2018/martin-willis.aspx

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6 July: CLiC for 19th Century Scholars

The Centre for Corpus Linguistics and the Nineteenth-Century Centre at the University of Birmingham will be jointly running a training session on using the CLiC web application for the study of 19th century fiction. CLiC includes all novels by Charles Dickens, a collection of 19th century classics and a collection of 19th century children’s literature. The training … Continue reading “6 July: CLiC for 19th Century Scholars”

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31 October: 19CC Book Launch

Join us as we celebrate recent publications of 19C Centre members and kick off the new academic year. When: Wednesday 31st October 2018, 5:00-6:00pm Where: Arts Lecture Room 4

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14 November: Dr. Koenraad Claes (Ghent)

Join us for a talk by Dr. Koenraad Claes (Ghent University) on “Late Victorian Little Magazines and the Invention of the Avant-Garde” When: Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 5:00-7:00pm Where: Arts Lecture Room 4

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3 December: Call for Papers for Mesh (Charles Dickens Special Edition)

Mesh publishes high-quality undergraduate work that makes interesting connections between two or more of the various strands of English, including literature, language/linguistics, creative writing, drama, media and film studies. EXTENDED DEADLINE: Monday 3rd December 2018 “The next issue of Mesh will be on the theme of the work of Charles Dickens. We invite submissions based … Continue reading “3 December: Call for Papers for Mesh (Charles Dickens Special Edition)”

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18 June: BAVS Careers Day

Undertaking a PhD is an enriching but exhausting experience. Deciding what to do afterwards can be another challenge, especially when contending with the realities of the academic job market, or if you’re unsure whether an academic career is for you. To support PGRs and ECRs through this stage, BAVS will be holding a careers training … Continue reading “18 June: BAVS Careers Day”

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29 June: Ninth Reading Group: Voicing the Non-Human

Muirhead 113, University of Birmingham 29th June 2018, 1pm This BrANCA reading group will explore the presence of the non-human and nineteenth-century efforts to present and give voice to the non-human figures and presences. Framed by Harriet Beecher Stowe’s essay ‘The Rights of Dumb Animals’, published in Hearth and Home in 1869 and reprinted in an animal rights … Continue reading “29 June: Ninth Reading Group: Voicing the Non-Human”

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