Past Events, 2013-14

2013

10 October: CRVS Inaugural Lecture

Stephen Cheeke, ‘Transfiguration: Word and Image in the Nineteenth Century’

 

21 November: English Department Research Seminar

John Lee, ‘Kipling’s “The White Man's Burden” or, “King Demos his Poet Laureate”’

 

2014 

23 January: English Department Research Seminar

Daniel Karlin and Reza Taher-Kermani

‘“Those versicles we Persians praise him for”: Browning’s Ferishtah’s Fancies’ 

 

22 February: Conference on Public Drinking in the Nineteenth Century 

 

6 March: English Department Research Seminar

Postgraduate Panel on Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Poetics:

Francesca Mackenney and Lawrence Masakazu Yoneta

 

9 May: Conference on Romanticism and Self-Destruction

 

15 May: English Department Research Seminar

Graham Allen (University of Cork)

‘Shelley as a Visual Artist: Sketches, Doodles, Ink Blots, Theories of the Text’

 

Past Events, 2012-13

2012

15 November: English Department Research Seminar

Postgraduate Panel on Nineteenth Century Literature:

Jen Baker and Jimmy Packham

 

13 December: English Department Research Seminar

Daniel Karlin and Reza Taher, ‘Persia by way of Paris: The Sources of Arnold's “Sohrab and Rustum”’

 

2013

7 February: Churchill Lecture

Rachel Bowlby (UCL), ‘A Tale of Two Parents: Dickens’s Great Expectations’

 

21 March: English Department Research Seminar

James Williams (University York), ‘Echo and Narcissus in Victorian Poetry’

 

9 May: English Department Research Seminar

Postgraduate Panel on ‘Death and Life in Nineteenth Century Literature’:

Elsa Hammond, ‘Elegy and the Breath in Tennyson’s “The Passing of Arthur”’

Pam Lock, ‘Alcoholism or Suicide?: A Slow Escape from the Modern World's Woes in the Fiction of Anthony Trollope’

Maria Parrino, ‘”I have dined already, and I do not sup”: Food and Blood in Bram Stoker's Dracula

Past Events, 2014-15

2014

6 November: English Department Research Seminar

Tony Howe (Birmingham City University)

‘Gloucester’s Eyeballs: Keats’s Letters and their Poetry’