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

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’

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, explored …

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

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

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’