Research Forum Spring Term 2011
SHows of london
Nineteenth-Century Reading Group Meeting: On Rocks
Wednesday, 9 March 2011
17.30 - 18.30, Research Forum South Room
Illustrated London NewsTicket/entry details: Open to academic staff and students of The Courtauld Institute of Art, King’s College London and other institutions
Organised by: Prof. Caroline Arscott (The Courtauld Institute of Art), Prof. Clare Pettitt and Prof. Josephine McDonagh (King's College London)
Further information: This is an interdepartmental/intercollegiate group studying Victorian Culture that meets regularly to discuss texts on street culture, representation, the Metropolis and associated issues.
- Doreen Massey, For Space (2005), Chapter 12.
- Ralph O’Connor, The Earth on Show: Fossils and the Poetics of Popular Science, 1802-1856 (2007), Chapter 2.
- William Dyce’s painting Pegwell Bay (1858).
Adelene Buckland (University of East Anglia) will introduce the material.
Texts can be found at the Shows of London website: http://showsoflondon.wordpress.com