Exegesis Journal Submissions due by Monday!

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This is a fantastic opportunity for postgraduate students working in English, History, Geography, Politics, Creative Writing and other fields to get their work published in a peer-reviewed journal.    Issue 4:Money   Money… Continue reading

AVSA CFP: Victorian Transport

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AVSA CFP: Victorian Transport. via AVSA CFP: Victorian Transport.

Body and Mind: Mesmerism in Nineteenth-Century Culture and Literature

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Originally posted on C19 Mad Men:
Symposium THIS THURSDAY (17th October) on nineteenth-century mesmerism, 6-9pm at St Bart’s Pathology Museum. Book here: http://damagingthebody.eventbrite.co.uk/

Wilkie Collins: New Directions and Readings

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Wilkie Collins: New Directions and Readings. via Wilkie Collins: New Directions and Readings.

V&A: Tipu’s Tiger

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Tipu’s Tiger Written by Veronica Murphy, 1976, and published in the V&A Masterpieces series. Revised 2006. ‘Tipu’s Tiger’, a carved and lacquered wooden semi-automaton in the shape of a tiger mauling a man,… Continue reading

CFC The Male Body in Victorian Literature and Culture

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Call for Contributions There exists a considerable amount of research focused on the female body in the Victorian period, from seminal texts such as Krugovoy Silver’s exploration of anorexic female bodies (2002), Talairach-Vielmas’… Continue reading

Deadline today!

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Today is the deadline for submissions to the forthcoming issue of Exegesis, the Royal Holloway online journal. The theme is ‘Landscapes: Real, Digital, Imagined.’ Details here http://exegesisjournal.org/call-for-papers/

Dissecting the female body: VPFA 2013

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‘No man should marry until he has studied anatomy, and dissected at least one woman.’ (Honore de Balzac, 1826) Citing Balzac in the keynote speech which opened last week’s VPFA annual conference (on… Continue reading

Dickens Day

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Registration is now open for this year’s Dickens Day, which has the theme of ‘Dickens and History’. This one-day conference is always a highlight of our Victorianist year.  Date: Saturday 12th October 2013… Continue reading

Regency Re-Creations

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In keeping with our Sense and Sensibility theme… If you haven’t already seen it, tonight (’til 4am) is your last chance to watch this latest Regency-themed offering from the BBC: ‘Regency Life: 3 Lives in… Continue reading