London Nineteenth-Century Studies Seminar, Autumn 2019


Thursday 3 October 2019, 18.00-20.00

Dr. Sarah Crofton (King’s College London): ‘“Late Style”: Spiritualism as a Literary Critical Practice’
Prof. Ruth Livesey (Royal Holloway): ‘Reading George Eliot with Vincent van Gogh: Provincial Life and Full-Colour Realism’

Thursday 31 October 2019, 18.00-20.00

Global Transactions

Dr. Alexander Bubb (Roehampton): ‘Building a Global Bookshelf: Asian Classical Literature for the General Readership, 1845–1915’
Dr. Shahmima Akhtar (Royal Historical Society): ‘Mapping Ireland: Irish Villages in the US in the 1890s’

Thursday 5 December 2019, 18.00-20.00
Dr. Clare Stainthorp (UCL): ‘From Secular Review to Atheistic Communistic Scorcher: FreethoughtPeriodicals of the Late Nineteenth Century’
Dr. Koenraad Claes (Ghent): ‘“And really for art’s sake?”: Understanding the Early Avant-Garde through Late-Victorian Little Magazines’

All seminars will be held at King’s College London’s Bush House (South East Wing, SE 2.09). Entrance to the South-East Wing is via the north side of the Strand. Marked “S” on this map

Further details:

Convenors: Brian Murray (KCL) and Lara Atkin (Kent)  

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