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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/

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

Agnes Richter’s embroidered strait-jacket

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Originally posted on The Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things:
Straitjacket embroidered by asylum patient Agnes Richter in the 1890s. (Image: This Is Not Modern Art tumblr) Agnes Richter was a German seamstress held…