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Events: University of Leicester’s Victorian Studies Centre Spring Seminar Series

The Victorian Studies Centre, University of Leicester, welcomes all to its spring seminar series for 2017:

25 January: Dr Mary Shannon  (University of Roehampton)
‘From Wellington Street to Newman Street: Or, What Can Cultural Geography Bring to Print Culture Studies?’

8 February: Professor Josephine McDonagh  (King’s College, London)
‘George Eliot and Henry Maine: Migration, Property and Colonisation in Eliot’s Late Works’

22 February: Professor Dominic Janes  (Keele University)
‘Oscar Wilde, Caricature and the Cultural History of Queer Fashioning’

8 March: Three Presentations by VSC Doctoral Students

22 March: Dr James Mussell  (University of Leeds)
‘Between Sympathy and Information: The Novel and the Book in the Nineteenth Century’

3 May: Dr Peter Funnell  (National Portrait Gallery, London)
‘Aspects of Victorian Male Portraiture’

17 May: Dr Anne Hanley  (New College, Oxford)
‘Syphilisation and Its Discontents: Human Experimentation at the London Lock Hospital, 1850–70’

Seminars take place at 5.15pm on Wednesdays in Ogden Lewis Seminar Suite 1. Exceptions are seminars on 22 February (in Belvoir Park Annexe, Charles Wilson Building) and 17 May (in Room 403, Charles Wilson Building). For directions to the venues see: http://www.le.ac.uk/maps/.

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