Thursday 14 June, Jonah Siegel: ‘Overlooking Damage, or Antiquities in Peril and the Ethical Sublime in Volney and Ruskin’

When: Thursday 14 June, 2018, 6:00pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Overlooking Damage, or Antiquities in Peril and the Ethical Sublime in Volney and Ruskin The collision of the sublime and the ethical is as unavoidable as the political crises that make us attend to antique ruins with sudden and renewed urgency.  …

sitemanagerThursday 14 June, Jonah Siegel: ‘Overlooking Damage, or Antiquities in Peril and the Ethical Sublime in Volney and Ruskin’

Wednesday 13 June, Holly Furneaux, Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture ‘Shooting Galleries: Soldiering, Domesticity and Art’

2018 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture When: Wednesday 13 June, 6:30 pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Shooting Galleries: Soldiering, Domesticity and Art Trooper George’s shooting gallery turned refuge in Dickens’s Bleak House encourages us to think about the interleaving of military and domestic cultures in mid-Victorian Britain. I take George and his …

sitemanagerWednesday 13 June, Holly Furneaux, Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture ‘Shooting Galleries: Soldiering, Domesticity and Art’

Monday 21 May – Friday 25 May: Nineteenth Century Study Week, George Eliot

When: Monday 21 May – Friday 25 May, see detailed schedule here Where: Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU Drawing on the rich heritage of ‘Victorian Bloomsbury’, the Institute of English Studies (IES) is excited to announce the launch of an annual study week, dedicated to celebrating and understanding the great …

sitemanagerMonday 21 May – Friday 25 May: Nineteenth Century Study Week, George Eliot

The Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Arts Week 2018

The Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies will be hosting several events at Birkbeck Arts Week 2018, running from Monday 14 to Friday 18 May. Registration is required. Follow the links below to book your free place. Arts Week 2018 will include lectures, readings, concerts, film screenings, workshops, guided walks, performances and panel discussions, as well as two exhibitions. It is our annual …

sitemanagerThe Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Arts Week 2018

Call for Papers: Dickens Day 2018, ‘Dickens, Families and Communities’

When: Saturday 20 October 2018 Where: Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU   Dickens often associated his own works with a cheerful ideology of hearth and home. Writing to his friend John Forster on plans for a new periodical, he promised that it would have ‘a vein of glowing, hearty, generous, mirthful, beaming reference in everything to Home, and Fireside’. Yet, many of the families …

sitemanagerCall for Papers: Dickens Day 2018, ‘Dickens, Families and Communities’