Friday 13 May 2016, Dino Felluga, Laurel Brake & Helen Rogers: ‘Genres and Writing in the Digital Age’

‘Genres and Writing in the Digital Age’ Dino Felluga, Laurel Brake and Helen Rogers When: Friday 13 May 2016, 3:00-9:00pm Where: Birkbeck Cinema and G01, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD This is a free event, and registration is not required. Please note that this event will start at 3pm, not at 3.30pm as previously advertised. 3.00-5.00 …

sitemanagerFriday 13 May 2016, Dino Felluga, Laurel Brake & Helen Rogers: ‘Genres and Writing in the Digital Age’

Job Opportunity: Lecturer A/B in Victorian Literature and Culture

Applications are invited for a full-time, open-ended Lectureship in English Literature in the Department of English and Humanities. The successful candidate will work on Victorian literature and culture, contributing to and complementing our historically strong research and teaching profile in this period. The Department is currently expanding its interests in Digital Humanities, Medical Humanities and Environmental Humanities and candidates with …

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CFP: Dickens Day 2016: Heritage, Celebrations and Anniversaries

Saturday 8th October 2016 Dickens’s Days: Heritage, Celebrations and Anniversaries Dickens Day turns 30 in 2016, so, in a mood both retrospective and celebratory, we will be thinking about time, memory, narrative and biography in Dickens’s work, the multiple, complex and sometimes contradictory ways he narrates, commemorates and celebrates time’s passing, and the different ways in which Dickens, in his …

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AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership: Modern Mistresses on the Old Masters

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership: Fully-funded PhD studentship Modern Mistresses on the Old Masters: nineteenth-century women writers on western European art – their networks and influence Birkbeck, University of London (School of Arts) The National Gallery, London Application Deadline: 12 noon, 22nd April 2016. Applications are invited for an AHRC-funded PhD studentship on the role of women as disseminators of knowledge …

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Call for Papers: Embarrassing Bodies: Feeling Self-Conscious in the Nineteenth Century

Friday 17th June 2016 “I begin to think that instead of being, as I once thought I was, the most self-conscious person living, I am much less self-conscious now […] than almost anybody.” (John Stuart Mill, Letters, 1834) Why were the Victorians so keenly aware of themselves? Why is the articulation of embarrassment such a preoccupation of nineteenth-century culture? The …

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Audio Recordings Now Available for Spring Forum Events

We are pleased to announce that audio recordings are now available for the following past Forum events. For more information on the events, and to listen to the recordings, please follow the links below: Marta Weiss (V&A), with Colin Ford: ‘Julia Margaret Cameron: New Discoveries’, Tuesday 26 January 2016. Bethan Stevens (Sussex): ‘The Wood Engraver’s Self Portrait: the Dalziel Brothers …

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Opportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Intern in Academic Publishing Online, applications due 19 February 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) See the most recent issue of 19, ‘The Nineteenth-Century Digital Archive’ The Journal Launched on 1 October 2005, 19 is …

sitemanagerOpportunity: Postgraduate Editorial Intern in Academic Publishing Online, applications due 19 February 2016

Tuesday 23 February 2016, Bethan Stevens: ‘The Wood Engraver’s Self Portrait: the Dalziel Brothers 1839-1893’

Bethan Stevens (Sussex) When: Tuesday 23 February 2016, 7:30-9:00pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Abstract: The Dalziel Brothers were the dominant London wood engraving firm of the Victorian period. They had enormous cultural power at a key moment in history, and their output of around 54,000 prints published from 1839 to 1893 …

sitemanagerTuesday 23 February 2016, Bethan Stevens: ‘The Wood Engraver’s Self Portrait: the Dalziel Brothers 1839-1893’

Tuesday 26 January 2016, Marta Weiss, with Colin Ford: ‘Julia Margaret Cameron: New Discoveries’

Marta Weiss (Victoria & Albert Museum) Responding: Colin Ford (Former head of the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford) When: Tuesday 26 January 2016, 6:00 – 8:00pm Where: Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 46 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD Abstract: This seminar, presented in collaboration with the History and Theory of Photography Research Centre at Birkbeck, explored …

sitemanagerTuesday 26 January 2016, Marta Weiss, with Colin Ford: ‘Julia Margaret Cameron: New Discoveries’

Audio Recording for 2015 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture, Professor Hilary Fraser

2015 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture The Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture was given by Professor Hilary Fraser on  ‘The Language of Mourning in Fin-de-Siècle Sculpture’ on Thursday 16th July 2015 in the Clore Management Theatre, Birkbeck, University of London. Abstract: This lecture explores both historical and modern responses to fin-de-siècle sculptural memorials, with a particular emphasis on the work of Edward …

sitemanagerAudio Recording for 2015 Sally Ledger Memorial Lecture, Professor Hilary Fraser