Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, Summer 2016 Programme

Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies Summer Term 2016 Programme

Friday 13 May 2016

‘Genres and Writing in the Digital Age’, 3.00-9.00pm

3.00-5.00pm ‘Novel Poetry’, Dino Felluga (Purdue)

Materials will be distributed in advance, please write to

Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square 6.00-9.00pm ‘Nineteenth-Century Digital Periodicals’

Laurel Brake (Birkbeck), Helen Rogers (Liverpool John Moores University), and Dino Felluga (Purdue) Room G01, 43 Gordon Square


Monday 16 May 2016


‘Writing Arctic Disaster: Authorship and Exploration’, Adriana Craciun (UC Riverside), Felix Driver (Royal Holloway), and Michael Bravo (Scott Polar Institute, Cambridge) Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square


Tuesday 17 May 2016


‘Collecting and Archiving the Victorians’, speakers from the National Portrait Gallery, Guildhall Art Gallery, the Bethlem Museum of the Mind, and the Salvation Army Room G03, 43 Gordon Square


Thursday 19 May 2016


‘Running Wilde: outdoor exercise & the peculiar history of the treadmill’, Vybarr Cregan-Reid (University of Kent) Room G04, 43 Gordon Square


Friday 10 & Saturday 11 June 2016

‘Victorian Psychology Now’, a half-day reading workshop FOLLOWED BY A FULL-DAY SYMPOSIUM with Caroline Arscott, Carolyn Burdett, Benjamin Morgan, Tom Quick, Roger Smith, Heather Tilley, and Tiffany Watt-Smith Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square


This event is funded by the Birkbeck Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund


Friday 17 June 2016

‘Embarrassing Bodies: Feeling Self-Conscious in the Nineteenth-Century’

Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square


Friday 8 & Saturday 9 July 2016

‘Forgotten Geographies in the Fin de Siècle, 1880-1920’

Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square


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