20-21 July: Sibylline Leaves: Chaos and Compilation in the Romantic Period, A Bicentennial Conference

When: Thursday 20-Friday 21 July 2017 Where: Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD July 2017 marks the bicentenary of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poetry collection Sibylline Leaves and Biographia Literaria, which he had initially planned as an introduction to the poems. For Coleridge the collection included ‘the whole of the author’s poetical compositions’, from those already published in Lyrical Ballads to …

sitemanager20-21 July: Sibylline Leaves: Chaos and Compilation in the Romantic Period, A Bicentennial Conference

Conference report on In Harkness’ London’ now available

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

Birkbeck postgraduate student runner-up in book prize

Kayleigh Betterton, an MA student at Birkbeck,  is runner-up in the first Anthony Davis Book Collecting Prize at the University of London for her collection of Oscar Wilde material. The prize was won by Hazel Wilkinson, a PhD student in English Literature at University College London, for her collection ‘The everyday canon from Tonson to Penguin’. The Prize is funded …

sitemanagerBirkbeck postgraduate student runner-up in book prize