January 2017

Call for Papers: BAVS 2017 – Victorians Unbound

Victorians Unbound:
Connections and Intersections   
Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln, UK
22nd – 24th August 2017

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Kate Flint, University of Southern California, Dana & David Dornsife College
Professor Mike Huggins, University of Cumbria
Professor Sir Christopher Ricks, Boston University

Opening Roundtable Speakers:
Edwina Ehrman, Victoria and Albert Museum
Dr Kate Hill, University of Lincoln
Professor Francesco Marroni, University of G. d’ Annunzio, Chieti-Pescara

Organised by:
Dr Claudia Capancioni, Bishop Grosseteste University
Dr Alice Crossley, University of Lincoln

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Scholarships: The University of Westminster’s Quintin Hogg PhD studentships and scholarships (2/10/2017)

universityofwestminsterQuintin Hogg PhD studentships and scholarships
Potential PhD candidates in 19th century literature and culture might be interested in the three fully funded Quintin Hogg Trust PhD studentships and five scholarships being offered by the University of Westminster for the Fall 2017 semester.

The three studentships will be awarded across the following areas of study:

  • Creative writing based on material in the Archive
  • Performing science in the 19th century
  • Leisure, religion and mobility: Quintin Hogg and the Regent Street Polytechnic
  • Photography and/as pedagogy
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    Call for Papers: The Coarseness of the Brontës: A Reappraisal

    The Coarseness of the Brontës: A Reappraisal
    St Chad’s College, Durham University
    10th – 11th August 2017
    A collaborative event between Durham University, Brunel University, and the Brontë Society
    Keynote Speakers:
    Professor Marianne Thormählen, Lund University
    Dr Sarah Wootton, Durham University
    Robert Edric, author of Sanctuary (2014)
    1.      Rough or harsh in texture
    2.      (of a person or their speech) rude or vulgar
    Synonyms: oafish, loutish, boorish, churlish, uncouth, rude, discourteous, impolite, ungentlemanly, unladylike, ill-mannered, uncivil, ill-bred, vulgar, common, rough, uncultured, uncivilised, crass, foul-mouthed

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