Thursday 7 December, Elisha Cohn: ‘Realism, in Crisis’

When: Thursday 7 December 2017, 7:30pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD 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, science fiction, and horror. These genres, for …

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Wednesday 29 November, book launch: Flash! Photography, Writing, and Surprising Illumination by Kate Flint

When: Wednesday 29 November 2017, 6pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies and History and Theory of Photography Research Centre are proud to host a panel discussion with a talk by Kate Flint and a response by Lindsay Smith to mark the publication of Kate Flint’s Flash! …

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Opportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Intern in Academic Publishing Online, applications due 23 September 2016

The Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies invites applications from postgraduate research students in English, History, Media, and Art History 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 Centre wishes to appoint a postgraduate editorial intern in Academic Publishing Online to manage 19, working with another postgraduate …

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Audio Recordings Now Available for Arts Weeks 2016

We are pleased to announce that audio recordings are now available for the following Arts Weeks 2016 events hosted by the Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies. For more information on the events, and to listen to the recordings, please follow the links below: ‘Writing Arctic Disaster: Authorship and Exploration’, with Adriana Craciun, Felix Driver & Michael Bravo, Monday 16 May …

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New issue of 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century on Victorian Sculpture

19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, 22 (2016) Victorian Sculpture Victorian sculpture continues to challenge us. Despite Victorian studies’ masterful readings of painting and photography, three-dimensionality demands alternative approaches to appreciate nineteenth-century sculptural aesthetics and its place in Victorian culture. The articles assembled in this issue offer innovative readings of a range of encounters with Victorian sculpture, including …

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Friday 8 – Saturday 9 July 2016: Forgotten Geographies in the Fin de Siècle, 1880-1920

When: Friday 8 – Saturday 9 July 2016 Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Confirmed Keynote Speakers: Professor Regenia Gagnier (University of Exeter) Dr Olga Kyrylova (National Pedagogical Dragomanov University, Kyiv) Dr Stefano Evangelista (Trinity College, University of Oxford) The glamour and mystery of the place, with its sinister atmosphere of forgotten nations, appealed …

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Friday 10 & Saturday 11 June 2016: ‘Victorian Psychology Now’

When: Friday 10 & Saturday 11 June 2016 Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD A half-day reading workshop followed by a full-day symposium with Caroline Arscott, Carolyn Burdett, Benjamin Morgan, Tom Quick, Roger Smith, Heather Tilley, and Tiffany Watt-Smith. For further details and instructions on how to register, please visit this page. ‘Victorian …

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The Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Arts Week 2016

The Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies will be hosting several events at Birkbeck Arts Week 2016, running from Monday 16 to Saturday 21 May. Registration is required. Follow the links below to book your free place. Arts Week 2016 will include lectures, readings, concerts, film screenings, taster courses, performances and panel discussions and is our annual showcase of the varied enterprises of …

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Thursday 19 May 2016, Vybarr Cregan-Reid: ‘Running Wilde: outdoor exercise & the peculiar history of the treadmill’

When: Thursday 19 May 2016, 6:00-7:30pm Where: G04, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Listen to a recording of the event here: Abstract: Writer and academic Vybarr Cregan-Reid (University of Kent) discusses his new book, Footnotes: How Running Makes us Human (Ebury Press, 2016), a literary and philosophical study of running and modern life. He will …

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Tuesday 17 May 2016: ‘Collecting and Archiving the Victorians’

When: Tuesday 17 May, 6.00-7:30pm Where: G03, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD This panel discussed the joys and challenges of collecting, curating, preserving and researching the Victorians. Listen to a recording of the event here: Agenda: Introductions and welcome from Dr Carolyn Burdett and Dr Heather Tilley Dr Jan Marsh and Elizabeth Heath from the …

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