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 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 …

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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 …

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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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Friday 10 November: Knowing ‘as much of art as the cat’: 19th-Century Women Writers on the Old Masters

When: Friday 10 November 2017 10:00am – 5:45pm Where: Sainsbury Wing Lecture Theatre, National Gallery, London WC2N 5DN This major conference examines the role of English-speaking women as disseminators of knowledge about Old Master paintings and historic painting techniques during the Victorian era. The conference forms part of a collaboration between the National Gallery and Birkbeck, University of London that also …

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New issue of 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century on Replicating Bodies

19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, 24 (2017) Replicating Bodies in Nineteenth-Century Science and Culture This issue of 19 on ‘Replicating Bodies’ explores how nineteenth-century culture constructed organic bodies (human and animal) as objects of replication and replicating machines in themselves. The articles collected here cover a wide range of subjects from taxidermy, medical anatomical models, and stage performance to psychological …

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Call for Papers. Atlantic Studies: Global Currents Special Issue: ‘Colonial Caribbean Visual Cultures’

This multidisciplinary collection will examine the creation and circulation of colonial visual cultures from the Caribbean during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The era of Caribbean slavery placed the islands at the centre of the production and movement of goods, ideas, money and peoples, as well as cultural conflicts, exchanges and hybridities which created new challenges for artists, and new …

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