Registration is now open for a one day conference to be held at University College London on Saturday, 27 April 2013. The conference will consist of a number of papers from experts of various aspects of Victorian Comedy. There will in addition be a roundtable chaired by Dr Jonathan Wild (Edinburgh) and Dr Jane Darcy (UCL) on approaches to teaching Victorian comedy.
The speakers are:
- Professor Michael Slater (University of London) on Punch serials
- Dr Carolyn Oulton (Christchurch, Canterbury) on Jerome K Jerome
- Dr Ann Featherstone (Manchester) on Comedy in Victorian Circuses
- Dr Oliver Double (Kent) on Little Tich
- Professor Peter Swaab (UCL) on Edward Lear
- Dr Jonathan Wild (Edinburgh) on Masculine Middle-Brow Literature
- Dr Louise Lee (Roehampton) on Darwin’s Humour
The event is free of charge, thank to generous funding from the UCL Arts and Humanities Faculty. It will include refreshments, lunch and a wine reception.
Places are limited. Please contact Dr Jane Darcy to register or to make an enquiry: firstname.lastname@example.org