The Victorian Studies Centre’s annual Spring Seminar Series will begin on 12th February, and this year’s programme as ever features an exciting variety of topics and guests speakers.
12 February Dr David Krohl, Department of Engineering and the Built Environment (Anglia Ruskin University): ‘Localism in late-Victorian and Edwardian London: the development of the Minet Estate in Lambeth c. 1870-1910’
26 February Dr Alastair Massey (National Army Museum): ’Sir John Clayton Cowell, Queen Victoria’s military gatekeeper’
12 March Three Doctoral Presentations, School of English (University of Leicester): Derek Ball, ‘The mathematics underlying the two parables in George Eliot’s Middlemarch’; Lisa Coar, ‘Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Assessing the Victorian Male’s Body Dysmorphic Disorder’; Katie Heathman, ‘The priest and his village: Charles Marson and the Folk Revival’
26 March Dr Sophie Gilmartin, Department of English (Royal Holloway, University of London): ‘“Neither sun nor stars appeared”: nineteenth-century navigations of city and sea in fiction and personal writings’
7 May Dr Meaghan Clarke, Department of Art History (Sussex University): ‘A Victorian “blockbuster”: The “Fair Women” Exhibition of 1894’
21 May Midlands Three Cities Doctoral Training Program: ’Victorian Studies in/and the 3 Cities Consortium’
All seminars take place on Wednesdays and begin at 5:15pm and are held in Room 1315, Attenborough Building.
Please direct enquiries to Dr Richa Dwor.