Thursday 19 March 2015, Screening of the film Sea Without Shore, in association with BIMI and the ICA

Sea Without Shore (Fernanda Lippi, Livia Rangel) Maverick Motion Ltd 9

When: Thursday 19 March 2015, 6:00 – 9:00pm Where: Birkbeck Cinema, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Screening of the film Sea Without Shore (2014), featuring A.C. Swinburne’s poetry, followed by a panel discussion with the Directors  Andre Semenza and Fernanda Lippi, Professor Isobel Armstrong, (Birkbeck), and Dr Caterina Albano, (St Martins, University of the Arts, London). Panel chair: Dr …

sitemanagerThursday 19 March 2015, Screening of the film Sea Without Shore, in association with BIMI and the ICA

Thursday 5 March 2015, Panel on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘The Marble Faun’ (1860)

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Panellists include Catharine Edwards (Birkbeck) and Victoria Mills (Cambridge) When: Thursday 5 March 2015, 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Room 112, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Catharine Edwards: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Marble Faun, or the romance of Monte Beni (1860), instantiates and reinforces a particular protestant, perhaps American protestant, view of Rome; this is a city profoundly corrupted by a myriad of …

sitemanagerThursday 5 March 2015, Panel on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘The Marble Faun’ (1860)

Conference report on In Harkness’ London’ now available

Photo credit: Peter Jones.

In November 2014, Birkbeck hosted a one day symposium on the life and work of Margaret Harkness. Supported by the British Association for Victorian Studies, the event brought together a diverse range of papers which considered Harkness’ work in the context of London’s Victorian slums as well as the lives, ideas and priorities of marginalised groups during the period, with …

sitemanagerConference report on In Harkness’ London’ now available

Thursday 26 February 2015, Frederick Burwick: ‘The Staging of Byron’s Corsairs’

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Professor Frederick Burwick (UCLA) When: Thursday 26 February 2015, 7:40 – 9:00pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Professor Frederick Burwick (UCLA) will give a talk on ‘The Staging of Byron’s Corsairs’. Professor Burwick has recently published British Pirates in Print and Performance (Palgrave, 2015) and will discuss the literary, social and political dimensions of piracy on …

sitemanagerThursday 26 February 2015, Frederick Burwick: ‘The Staging of Byron’s Corsairs’