The Centre for Victorian Studies

Spring seminar series 2014

Localism in late-Victorian and Edwardian London: the development of the Minet Estate in Lambeth c. 1870-1910

  • 12 February 2014
  • Speaker: Dr David Krohl (Department of Engineering and the Built Environment, Anglia Ruskin University)

Sir John Clayton Cowell, Queen Victoria's military gatekeeper

  • 26 February 2014
  • Speaker: Dr Alastair Massey (National Army Museum)

The Lost Leipzig Letters: Charles Dickens, Bernhard Tauchnitz and the German Connection

  • 4 March 2014
  • Speaker: Dr Dietmar Boehnke (Institut für Anglistik, University of Leipzig)

Doctoral presentations

  • 12 March 2014
  • Speaker: Derek Ball
    • 'The mathematics underlying the two parables in George Eliot's Middlemarch'
  • Speaker: Lisa Coar
    • Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Assessing the Victorian Male's Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Speaker: Katie Heathman
    • The priest and his village: Charles Marson and the Folk Revival

“Neither sun nor stars appeared”: nineteenth-century navigations of city and sea in fiction and personal writings

  • 26 March 2014
  • Speaker: Dr Sophie Gilmartin (Department of English, Royal Holloway, University of London)

Victorian “blockbuster”: The “Fair Women” Exhibition of 1894

  • 7 May 2014
  • Speaker: Dr Meaghan Clarke (Department of Art History, Sussex University)

Victorian Studies in/and the 3 Cities Consortium

  • 21 May 2014
  • Midlands Three Cities Doctoral Training Program

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