Manchester Metropolitan University

Upcoming event

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

North West Long Nineteenth Century Seminar

This is a free event, but please email Dr Emma Liggins to confirm attendance on e.liggins@mmu.ac.uk  Papers will be in GMLT4 and GM303.

10.00 – 10.45 Tea and coffee (Geoffrey Manton atrium)

10.45 – 11.30 Fin-de-siecle periodicals: Mobility and Leisure
Dr Craig Horner (Manchester Metropolitan University), ‘S.F. Edge and the ‘road-traction’ movements: mobility and leisure in the United Kingdom, 1870–1914’

11.35 -1.00: Fin-de-siecle periodicals: The Female Editor
Dr Beth Rodgers (University of Aberystwyth), ‘The Editor of the Period? Alice Corkran, the Girl's Realm, and the Woman Editor at the End of the Century’
Jayne Shacklady (Manchester Metropolitan University), ‘Flora Klickmann’s editorial involvement in The Girl’s Own Annual: 1926’

1 pm – 2.00 Buffet lunch (Geoffrey Manton atrium)

2.00 – 3.30: Women’s Life-Writing
Dr Susan Civale (Canterbury Christ Church University), ‘The “Form” of Improvement in Mary Hays’s Female Biography (1803)’
Amy Culley (University of Lincoln), ‘A journal of my feelings, mind and body’: narratives of ageing in the life writing of Mary Berry (1763-1852)

3.50 – 5.00: Women’s Writing in the Romantic Period
Lucy Thompson (University of Aberystwyth) ‘Displaced Bodies and the New Public Self in Charlotte Smith's What is She?’
Holly Hirst (Manchester Metropolitan University), ‘Ann Radcliffe and the Supernatural

We are grateful for the support of BAVS, BARS and the Institute of Humanities and Social Science Research (CELL) at Manchester Metropolitan University.

For more details, contact Dr Emma Liggins and Dr Sonja Lawrenson, e.liggins@mmu.ac.uk s.lawrenson@mmu.ac.uk www.facebook.com/NorthWestLongNineteenthCenturyResearchSeminar

Event contact Dr Emma Liggins · e.liggins@mmu.ac.uk

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