The Victorian Studies Centre


2020 spring seminar series

Imagining Victorian Theatre at the Centre

  • 22 January
  • Speaker: Dr Michael Meeuwis (University of Warwick)

Sculptural Erotics: Keats, 'Charmides' and Wildean Statue Love

  • 5 February
  • Speaker: Professor Patricia Pulham (University of Surrey)

Children Writing War in the Long Nineteenth Century

  • 19 February
  • Speaker: Dr Emma Butcher (University of Leicester) 

Cancelled events

Unfortunately our 2020 programme was cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic and the following events were cancelled.

Modelling the Victorians: from the portrait statue to Staffordshire figures

  • Speaker: Dr Claire Jones (University of Birmingham)

H. G. Wells’s Tono-Bungay and the Napoleonic Legend in transition

  • Speaker: Professor Atsuko Miyake (Seinan Gakuin University, Japan)

Three presentations by Victorian Studies Centre doctoral students

  • Speakers: Ms Emma Probett, ‘The Nineteenth Century Novel of Manners: connecting the works of Jane Austen and Elizabeth Gaskell'; Ms Sophie Almond, ‘Victorian Medical Women’; and Ms Jacqueline Favaloro , 'Exploring Folklore in Charlotte Brontë's Shirley'

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