A quick update on the MIVSS meeting on 24 June at Birmingham City University:

Birmingham City University (School of Art, Margaret Street, Birmingham, B3 3BX)

 Interdisciplinarity: Methods and Frameworks for Teaching the

Nineteenth Century

2.00 Rosemary Mitchell, Associate Principal Lecturer in History at Leeds Trinity and Director of the Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, ”A treasure hidden in a field’?: The Interdisciplinary Teaching of Victorian Studies’

2.45 Jane Hamlett, Lecturer in Modern British History, Royal Holloway, University of London, ‘Using Photography in Teaching History’

3.15 Coffee

3.45 Anthony Howe, Senior Lecturer, School of English, Birmingham City University, ‘Teaching G. M. Hopkins’

4.15 Discussion (led by Philippa Bennet) on teaching the Victorians

4.45 Plans for future events

5.00 Close.  Those who wish to continue the discussions might like to join us in The Old Joint Stock pub (opposite St Philip’s Cathedral).

Details of the venue, which is in Birmingham city centre, and directions can be found here:


The event is free, but please register by emailing Serena Trowbridge (serena.trowbridge@bcu.ac.uk) before 1 June 2011.
There are a small number of travel bursaries of approx. £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.