2019

Spring seminar series 2019

'What Might Have Been is Not What is!': Contingency in Dickens's Late Fiction

  • 23 January 2019
  • Speaker: Dr David McAllister (Birkbeck, University of London)

Writing 1859

  • 6 February 2019
  • Speaker: Professor Gail Marshall (University of Reading)

Wags: How to Tell Jokes in Victorian Britain

  • 20 February 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Bob Nicholson (Edge Hill University)

The Peahen Dinner, or the Women of 1914

  • 6 March 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Sarah Parker (Loughborough University)

Three presentations by Victorian Studies Centre doctoral students

  • 20 March 2019

Beautiful Dickens: Portraits and Public Intimacy in Dickens's Early Career

  • 1 May 2019
  • Speaker: Dr Julian North (University of Leicester)

Kinship and Care in Christina Rossetti's Ecopoetics

  • 15 May 2019
  • Speaker: Professor Emma Mason (University of Warwick)