Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar

Inaugural Meeting: January 20th 2011 at the University of Leicester.


11.00 Gail Marshall

12.00 Nick Freeman, (Loughborough) ‘ “Tattered Ruins of that Map”: Literary

Scholars and Microhistory’

12.30 Oliver Tearle, (Loughborough) ‘The Psychical Case of Henry James’

1.00 Lunch (to be found in campus cafes)

2.00 Discussion of articles –

‘When was the Nineteenth Century When? Whither Victorian Studies?’ by Margot Finn

‘Victorian Studies and Its Publics’ by Carol Christ

2.30 Plans for future events

3.00 Close

The two articles for discussion are also attached.

The meeting will be held in Attenborough Tower, floor 13, room 13.15. A map of the Leicester Uni campus is found at:  http://www2.le.ac.uk/maps

It is a 20 minute walk from the train station. If anyone has problems finding the room on the day, I will have my mobile on until 11 a.m. 07949 159 176

There are 5 travel bursaries of £20 for postgraduate students attending the event, provided by funding from the British Association for Victorian Studies. These will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis, and priority is given to postgraduates who are already on our membership list. If you want to apply for this, please contact Kate Hill (khill@lincoln.ac.uk) stating your name, affiliation, and how much your travel costs will be.

MIVSS is supported by BAVS: