CANCELLED Monday 12 March, Judith Thompson: ‘”A far-diffusing intellect”: John Thelwall and the Rise of Democratic Education’

Unfortunately, due to an industrial action by the Universities and Colleges Union, this forum talk has been cancelled. When: Monday 12 March, 6:00 pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD ‘Wisdom is ascending!—It comes from those to whom it was so long forbidden to descend!— The cry of the people for means of …

sitemanagerCANCELLED Monday 12 March, Judith Thompson: ‘”A far-diffusing intellect”: John Thelwall and the Rise of Democratic Education’

Opportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Assistantship with the Central Online Victorian Educator, application due 19 March 2018

The Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies invites Phd Students in the School of Arts invited to apply to an Editorial Assistantship with the Central Online Victorian Educator (COVE). COVE is The Central Online Victorian Educator, a scholar-driven open-access platform that publishes peer-reviewed Victorian material. COVE provides a central online location for the publication of peer-reviewed research essays and teaching materials, digital …

sitemanagerOpportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Assistantship with the Central Online Victorian Educator, application due 19 March 2018

Opportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Intern in Academic Publishing Online, applications due 16 April 2018

The Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies invites applications from postgraduate research students whose research is primarily focused on the nineteenth century 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). The postgraduate editorial intern in Academic Publishing Online trains a student to manage 19, working with another intern …

sitemanagerOpportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Intern in Academic Publishing Online, applications due 16 April 2018

Friday 16 March: The Eve of St Aubrey: Re†Collecting Beardsley (1872-1898)

When: Friday 16 March 2018, 1:20 pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Aubrey Beardsley is best known today for being the radical art editor of the decadent almanac The Yellow Book and for his extraordinary illustrations for Oscar Wilde’s Salome. The embodiment of Decadence, he was, as Holbrook Jackson put it, ‘a prisoner for ever …

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Audio recordings for book launch of Flash! Photography, Writing, and Surprising Illumination by Kate Flint

Book launch: Flash! Photography, Writing, and Surprising Illumination by Kate Flint On Wednesday 29 November 2017 the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies proudly hosted the launch of Professor Kate Flint’s latest publication, Flash! Photography, Writing, and Surprising Illumination (Oxford University Press, 2017), with a talk by Kate Flint and a response by Lindsay Smith (Sussex). About the publication: The power of flash photography …

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Audio recordings for Elisha Cohn ‘Realism, in Crisis’

This paper was presented at the Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies on Thursday 7 December 2017 in the Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, by Elisha Cohn (Cornell). Literary theories of the anthropocene contend that textual representations of effects that exceed the temporal and spatial scale of human perception necessitate genres other than realism—Wai Chee Dimock and Mark McGurl turn to epic, …

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Call for Paper: The Eve of St Aubrey: Re†Collecting Beardsley (1872-1898)

The Eve of St Aubrey: Re†Collecting Beardsley (1872-1898) 16 March 2018 Birkbeck School of Arts Aubrey Beardsley is best known today for being the radical art editor of the decadent almanac The Yellow Book and for his extraordinary illustrations for Oscar Wilde’s Salome. The embodiment of Decadence, he was, as Holbrook Jackson put it, ‘a prisoner for ever in those Eighteen Nineties of which he …

sitemanagerCall for Paper: The Eve of St Aubrey: Re†Collecting Beardsley (1872-1898)

New issue of 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century on Technologies of Fire

19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, 25 (2017) Technologies of Fire in Nineteenth-Century British Culture Cultural histories of nineteenth-century Britain have studied the important physical and psychological transformations caused by the industrialization of light. Gaslight, though discovered prior to the nineteenth century, became aligned with the era’s narratives of national and industrial progress, an arc that, one might …

sitemanagerNew issue of 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century on Technologies of Fire

Audio recordings for Martin Myrone ‘Exhibiting Blake 1780-2020’

This paper was presented at the Forum for Nineteenth-Century Studies on Monday 6 November 2017 in the Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, by Martin Myrone (Tate Britain). In the winter of 2019-20 Tate Britain will be staging a major survey exhibition of the art of William Blake (1757-1827). It will be the latest in a succession of exhibitions which have …

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Nineteenth-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters: Conference Report

Maria Alambritis, AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award Candidate (Birkbeck/National Gallery), has kindly written the report for the stimulating Nineteenth-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters conference at National Gallery on 10 November, 2017. In a recent collaboration between the National Gallery and Birkbeck, the conference Knowing “as much of art as the cat”?: Nineteenth-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters brought …

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