Spring seminar series 2012

The Suffrage Network: Transatlantic Exchange and Mid-Nineteenth-Century Reform Thought

  • 7 December 2011
  • Speaker: Professor Leslie Butler (Dartmouth College)

Locke in Pentameters: Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Liberalism

  • 25 January 2012
  • Speaker: Dr Anna Barton (University of Sheffield)

Politics, Theology, Theatricality: Christian Socialism and the Performing Arts in Late-Victorian London

  • 8 February 2012
  • Speaker: Dr Peter Yeandle (University of Lancaster)

‘Prayers, hymns, processions and other outwardly accompaniments’: Performing Religion in Shakespeare on the Late Victorian Stage

  • 22 February 2012
  • Speaker: Anjna Chouhan

'Millions of single women fading with ennui': Boredom, Feminism, and Superfluous Women in Victorian England

  • 22 February 2012
  • Speaker: Ian Higgins

Oscar Wilde and Colour

  • 22 February 2012
  • Speaker: Nazia Parveen

Walter Pater’s American Afterlife: The Mosher Editions

  • 7 March 2012
  • Speaker: Professor Laurel Brake (Birkbeck, University of London)

“A Peep at the Natives”: Displayed Peoples, Exhibitions and the Natural History of Race in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • 21 March 2012
  • Speaker: Dr Sadiah Qureshi (University of Birmingham)

George Eliot’s Emotional Eaters and Translations of G. M. W. Reynolds in Nineteenth-Century Bengal

  • 27 March 2012
  • Speaker: Saswati Halder and Dr Sucheta Bhattacharya (Jadavpur University, Kolkata)

Henry James, Lionel Trilling and the Imagination of Disaster

  • 9 May 2012
  • Speaker: Professor Adrian Poole (University of Cambridge)

The Beauties of Charles Dickens

  • 23 May 2012
  • Speaker: Dr Robert Douglas-Fairhurst (University of Oxford)