Opportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Intern in Academic Publishing Online, applications due 19 February 2016

19logo

The Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies invites applications from postgraduate research students in English, History, Media, and Art History for an Internship in Academic Publishing Online to manage our web journal: 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century (www.19.bbk.ac.uk) See the most recent issue of 19, ‘The Nineteenth-Century Digital Archive’ The Journal Launched on 1 October 2005, 19 is …

sitemanagerOpportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Intern in Academic Publishing Online, applications due 19 February 2016

Tuesday 23 February 2016, Bethan Stevens: ‘The Wood Engraver’s Self Portrait: the Dalziel Brothers 1839-1893’

Bethan Stevens small image

Bethan Stevens (Sussex) When: Tuesday 23 February 2016, 7:30-9:00pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Abstract: The Dalziel Brothers were the dominant London wood engraving firm of the Victorian period. They had enormous cultural power at a key moment in history, and their output of around 54,000 prints published from 1839 to 1893 …

sitemanagerTuesday 23 February 2016, Bethan Stevens: ‘The Wood Engraver’s Self Portrait: the Dalziel Brothers 1839-1893’

Tuesday 26 January 2016, Marta Weiss, with Colin Ford: ‘Julia Margaret Cameron: New Discoveries’

CIS:PH.361-1981

Marta Weiss (Victoria & Albert Museum) Responding: Colin Ford (Former head of the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford) When: Tuesday 26 January 2016, 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Abstract: This seminar, presented in collaboration with the History and Theory of Photography Research Centre at Birkbeck, will …

sitemanagerTuesday 26 January 2016, Marta Weiss, with Colin Ford: ‘Julia Margaret Cameron: New Discoveries’

Audio Recording for 2015 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture, Professor Hilary Fraser

SallyLedger

2015 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture The Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture was given by Professor Hilary Fraser on  ‘The Language of Mourning in Fin-de-Siècle Sculpture’ on Thursday 16th July 2015 in the Clore Management Theatre, Birkbeck, University of London. Abstract: This lecture explores both historical and modern responses to fin-de-siècle sculptural memorials, with a particular emphasis on the work of Edward …

sitemanagerAudio Recording for 2015 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture, Professor Hilary Fraser

Audio Recordings Now Available for Past Forum events

Lit_Brothers_(3092719841)

We are pleased to announce that audio recordings are now available for the following past Forum events. For more information on the events, and to listen to the recordings, please follow the links below: David McAllister, ‘”Better Thoughts of Death”: Dickens, Association Psychology and the Birth of the Garden Cemetery’, 22 October 2015. Richard Adelman, ‘Our “Strange Disquietude”: Ruskin and …

sitemanagerAudio Recordings Now Available for Past Forum events

Audio Recordings of Keynote Lectures from ‘The Arts and Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture’

2553726_orig

We are pleased to announce that audio recordings of Keynote Lectures are now available for ‘The Arts and Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture’, a major international conference which took place at Birkbeck, University of London, 16-18 July 2015. The conference explored the ways in which nineteenth-century authors, artists, sculptors and musicians imagined and represented emotion and how writers and …

sitemanagerAudio Recordings of Keynote Lectures from ‘The Arts and Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture’

10th Anniversary Issue Launch of 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century

19logo

Friday 11 December 2015: Anniversary Issue Launch Please join us Friday 11 December for a reception in celebration of the tenth anniversary of Birkbeck’s free online journal 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century and the publication of the journal’s tenth-anniversary special issue, edited by Luisa Calè and Ana Parejo Vadillo. The event will feature a special performance from …

sitemanager10th Anniversary Issue Launch of 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century

Friday 11 December 2015, Browning and Close Reading: A Workshop

Robert Browning

Friday 11 December 2015 ‘To be compelled to look at a drama through a pair of horn spectacles would be a cheerful pastime compared with the ennui of tracing the course of Sordello through that veil of obscurity which Mr. Browning’s style of composition places between us and his conception’ (The Athenaeum, June 1864). If you would like to indulge …

sitemanagerFriday 11 December 2015, Browning and Close Reading: A Workshop

Thursday 26 November 2015, Ruth Phillips: ‘Mississauga Methodist: Peter Jones and the Visual Mediation of Ojibwe Identity in Nineteenth-Century Canada’

Portrait of Kahkewaquonaby (Reverend Peter Jones) by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, 1845, Library and Archives Canada PA-215156

Ruth Phillips (Carleton University) When: Thursday 26 November 2015, 7:30 – 9:00pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Abstract: The Reverend Peter Jones, or Kahkewaquonaby, was born in 1802 into an Indigenous world in what is now southern Ontario and died in 1856 as a respected member of a settler society on the …

sitemanagerThursday 26 November 2015, Ruth Phillips: ‘Mississauga Methodist: Peter Jones and the Visual Mediation of Ojibwe Identity in Nineteenth-Century Canada’

24-26 November 2015, Artist and Empire: New Dynamics at Tate Britain

Donald Rodney Last of England, First of England 1983 © The estate of Donald Rodney. Photography © Tate, 2015
Ford Madox Brown The Last of England 1855 © Birmingham Museums Trust. Photography © Tate, 2015

Artist and Empire: New Dynamics 1790 to the present day Tate Britain (Clore Auditorium) We are pleased to announce that Tate is holding a major conference in collaboration with Birkbeck, University of London and Culture at King’s College London, to mark the opening of the exhibition Artist and Empire. Scholars, curators and artists from around Britain and the world will …

sitemanager24-26 November 2015, Artist and Empire: New Dynamics at Tate Britain