‘The Nineteenth Century’ Graduate Seminar

‘The Nineteenth Century’ Graduate Seminar meets fortnightly during term time.  Sessions are hosted and chaired by members of the English Faculty, and speakers are invited to address graduate students, senior faculty members and visitors on their particular area of expertise, with ample time for questions and discussion. Everybody is most welcome to attend.

Michaelmas Term 2017

Tuesday 5.15-6.45pm in S-R24 Faculty of English

10 October
Prof. John Gardner (Anglia Ruskin University):
‘Birkbeck, The Glasgow Frankenstein and the First Mechanics Institutes’

24 October 
Dr Gregory Tate (University of St Andrews):
‘Wordsworth, Humphry Davy, and the Forms of Nature’

7 November
Dr Mathelinda Nabugodi (Newcastle University):
‘Echoes of translation in Percy Bysshe Shelley’s late work’

The current programme is also updated at this link: The Nineteenth Century Graduate Seminar.

Lent Term 2018

23 January
Dr Elizabeth Ludlow (Anglia Ruskin University), ‘Prayer and Transformation in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Fiction’

20 February
Prof. Tabitha Sparks, McGill University, Canada, ‘Beyond the “Dear Reader”: the Brontës and Metafiction’

6 March: ‘Empire and its Aftermath’ Joint discussion
Dr Jan-Melissa Schramm, ‘Frontier Violence and Victorian Narrative Experiments in the Rule of Law’ & Dr Priya Gopal, ‘A Barbaric Independent: Morant Bay and the Meanings of “Freedom”‘

Conferences and Symposia in Cambridge

Faculty Seminars

Graduate Reading Groups and Seminars

  • Nineteenth-Century Graduate Workshop
  • Theology and Poetics Reading Group (Laura Kilbride and Simone Kotva)
  • Editing the Long Nineteenth Century (Michael Sullivan; English Faculty and Centre for Material Texts)

Seminars in Other Cambridge Faculties and Research Centres

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