Call for Papers: Embarrassing Bodies: Feeling Self-Conscious in the Nineteenth Century

Friday 17th June 2016 “I begin to think that instead of being, as I once thought I was, the most self-conscious person living, I am much less self-conscious now […] than almost anybody.” (John Stuart Mill, Letters, 1834) Why were the Victorians so keenly aware of themselves? Why is the articulation of embarrassment such a preoccupation of nineteenth-century culture? The …

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Audio Recordings Now Available for Spring Forum Events

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: Marta Weiss (V&A), with Colin Ford: ‘Julia Margaret Cameron: New Discoveries’, Tuesday 26 January 2016. Bethan Stevens (Sussex): ‘The Wood Engraver’s Self Portrait: the Dalziel Brothers …

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