Spring Seminar Series 2017

Victorian Studies Centre Spring Seminar Series 2017

Early in the year, we welcome friends of the Centre to the annual Spring Seminar Series. Towards the end of the year, we are pleased to host our annual Public Lecture and wine reception. Other events, in Leicester and elsewhere, will also be highlighted in these pages. 

Spring Seminar Series 2017

Seminars take place at 5.15pm on Wednesdays in Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite 1, except 22 February (in Belvoir Park Annexe, Charles Wilson Building) and 17 May (in Room 403, Charles Wilson Building). All Welcome.

Date SpeakerTitle
25 January 

Dr Mary Shannon (University of Roehampton)

‘From Wellington Street to Newman Street: Or, What Can Cultural Geography Bring to Print Culture Studies?’

8 February 

Professor Josephine McDonagh (King's College, London)

‘George Eliot and Henry Maine: Migration, Property and Colonisation in Eliot’s Late Works’
22 February  Professor Dominic Janes (Keele University)

‘Oscar Wilde, Caricature and the Cultural History of Queer Fashioning’

8 March  Three Presentations by Victorian Studies Centre Doctoral Students  
22 March  Dr James Mussell (University of Leeds) ‘Between Sympathy and Information: The Novel and the Book in the Nineteenth Century’
3 May Dr Peter Funnell (National Portrait Gallery, London) ‘Aspects of Victorian Male Portraiture’
17 May Dr Anne Hanley (New College, Oxford) ‘Syphilisation and Its Discontents: Human Experimentation at the London Lock Hospital, 1850-70’


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