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March 2016

CFP: Music and Politics in Britain, c.1780–c.1850

King’s College London, 2–3 June 2017

Music was everywhere in early nineteenth-century British politics. Coronations, commemorations, marches, protests, dinners, toasts, rallies, riots, festivals, dances, fundraisers, workplaces, streets—all hummed to the sounds of music. Continue reading “CFP: Music and Politics in Britain, c.1780–c.1850”

CFP: Embarrassing Bodies: Feeling Self-Conscious in the Nineteenth Century

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CFP: MODERNITY AND THE SHOCK OF THE ANCIENT: THE RECEPTION OF ANTIQUITY IN THE LATE 19TH – EARLY 20TH CENTURY

June 10th, 2016

Ashmolean Museum, OxfordTorch Oxford
“Two personalities fought for possession of his soul, and he could not always keep back the lower of the two. They interpenetrated . . . something very, very old projected upon a modern screen.”

-Algernon Blackwood, The Wave: An Egyptian Aftermath, 1916 Continue reading “CFP: MODERNITY AND THE SHOCK OF THE ANCIENT: THE RECEPTION OF ANTIQUITY IN THE LATE 19TH – EARLY 20TH CENTURY”

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