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Reminder: Print Culture and Gender in the British Empire (6/5/2014)

charulata_1This Week!
Print Culture and Gender in the British Empire
University of Warwick
Ramphal Building, in rooms R0.03/4 and R0.14
June 5, 2014


9:30 – 10:00 Coffee and welcome

10:00 – 11:00 Priti Joshi (University of Puget Sound), “Out of Place: At Home in the Provinces”

11:15 – 12:45 Gender, Print Culture and Fiction (Chair: Madhumita Lahiri)

  • Ashok Malhotra (University of Warwick), “Illustrating the Patriarchal Rescue Mission in Kegan Paul & Co.’s Reprints of Philip Meadows Taylor’s novels”
  • Priyasha Mukhopadhyay (University of Oxford), “Print-Objects and the Making of Colonial Intimacy in Tagore’s Nashtanir”
  • Melissa Free (Arizona State University), “‘The Odds Have Been Against Her’: British Women, Rhodesian Immigration, and the Empire Review Articles of Gertrude Page”

12:45 – 2:00 Lunch

2:00 – 3:30 Maculinities and Femininities across Imperial Networks (Chair: Kirsty Hooper)

  • Caroline Bressey (University College London), “‘To speak with rather than to’: Catherine Impey, networks of newsprint and the political geographies of Anti-Caste, 1888-1895”
  • Paul Rooney (National University of Ireland), “Pillars of the Empire in Home News: Forging Models of Imperial Masculinity in the 1870s Steamship Press in British India”
  • Melissa Riebe (University of Missouri-Kansas City), “A Women’s Empire: Public Discourse on Sailors’ Wives across the Anglophone Atlantic World”

3:45 – 5:15 Womanhood, Correspondence, and the Periodical Press (Chair: tbc)

  • Sarah Gundry (King’s College, London), “The Cape Monthly Magazine and the South African Ladies’ Companion: Tracing the Representation of Gender in the Cape Colony”
  • Teja Varma Pusapati (University of Oxford), “Colonizing through Correspondence: Harriet Martineau’s Letters from Ireland”
  • Shuhita Bhattacharjee (University of Iowa & Presidency University, India), “The Gender of Doubt and Womanly Faith: Victorian Religion, Occult, and Unbelief in the Colonial Press”

5:15 – 6:15 Tanya Agathocleous (Hunter College), “The Aesthete and the Babu: Affect on Trial in Late-Imperial Britain”

6:15 – 6:30 Closing remarks

6:30 Wine reception

Conference fees
£10 waged
£5 students and unwaged

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