9 May: Tutankhamun: Facts, Fictions and the Mummy’s Curse with Dr Eleanor Dobson

The discovery of the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922 is one of the best-known archaeological narratives of the modern age. The uncovering of the pharaoh’s final resting place with its wealth of gilded artefacts was cause for much celebration both in Egypt and abroad. But within weeks of the king’s burial chamber … Continue reading “9 May: Tutankhamun: Facts, Fictions and the Mummy’s Curse with Dr Eleanor Dobson”

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13 June: Dinosaurs and Art at Oxford Natural History Museum

When:13 June, 7-9pm Where:Oxford Natural History Museum Join us for an evening under the dinosaurs exploring how art has shaped our impressions of these amazing creatures with Dr Will Tattersdill and Dr Verity Burke. £8 adults and £6 student/concession  

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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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23 January: Professor Kathryn Sutherland (Oxford)

Join us for Professor Kathryn Sutherland’s talk “Samuel Johnson and the Origins of Writing”. A CLEMT-sponsored event. When: Wednesday 12 December 2018, 5:00-7:00pm Where: Arts Lecture Room 4

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1 February: Call for Papers for Annual Conference of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Work/Leisure, Duty/Pleasure CALL FOR PAPERS Annual Conference of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals 25-27 July 2019 University of Brighton, UK Proposals are invited for 20 minute papers or panels of three or four related papers that address any aspect of the Victorian periodical or newspaper press. Proposals relevant to the Conference theme of Work/Leisure, … Continue reading “1 February: Call for Papers for Annual Conference of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals”

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