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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9-10th April: Midlands Modernist Network’s Transitions: Bridging the Victorian-Modernist Divide Conference

The conference will 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 the turn of … Continue reading “9-10th April: Midlands Modernist Network’s Transitions: Bridging the Victorian-Modernist Divide Conference”

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8 March: International Women’s Day: Birmingham School Illustrators at the Cadbury

When: 8 March, noon-2:30pm Where: Winterbourne House and Garden Admission is free, but please book a place as seating is limited. Please join us for an afternoon exploring the Winterbourne exhibition, ‘Drawn to Books: Women Illustrators of the Birmingham School.’ The progressive Birmingham School–the country’s first municipal art school–trained women in the fine and applied … Continue reading “8 March: International Women’s Day: Birmingham School Illustrators at the Cadbury”

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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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