University of the West of England LONG NINETEENTH-CENTURY NETWORK
Free Staff and Research Students/ Research Paper Programme 2012-13

Thursday 22 November 2012:  17.30-19.00 :  Lady Chapel
Dewi Evans (Cardiff University) ‘”A Momentary Contact with Reality”: Reading and Otherness in E.M. Forster and M.R. James’

Thursday 13 December 2012: 17.30-19.00 : Lady Chapel
Ross Belson (UWE) ‘Memoirs of a Scandalous Woman? The Letters of Caroline Norton’

Thursday 7 February 2013: 17.30-19.00 : Lady Chapel
Laura Foster (Cardiff University) ‘”Is Not This Cruelty, Barbarity, Almost Surpassing Belief?”: The Representation of the Workhouse Master in Nineteenth-Century Culture’
Lucy Andrew (Cardiff University) ‘From “Blind-Alley” Labourer to Boy Detective: Promoting the Ideology of the “Conforming” Adolescent in the Harmsworths’ Juvenile Story Papers of the 1890s’

Thursday 14 February 2013: 17.30-19.00 : Lady Chapel
Dr Helen Frisby (UWE) ‘Salt and Mirrors, Waking and Telling the Bees: The Moral Economy of the Victorian Folk Funeral’

Wednesday 14 March 2013: 17.30-19.00 : Lady Chapel
Dr Samantha Matthews (Bristol University) ‘Abominable Albums and Autographs: Wordsworth, Album poetry and Scribal Publication’

Thursday 11 April 2013: 17.30-19.00 : Lady Chapel
Joanne Ella Parsons (UWE) ‘David Copperfield’s Dietary Discipline’
Ryan Sweet (Exeter University) ‘Frightening Physiognomy: One-Eyedness and Primitive Ocular Prosthesis in Nicholas Nickleby’

Thursday 9 May 2013: 17.30-19.00 : Lady Chapel
Caroline Morris (UWE) ‘Biographical Objects & the Changing Rhetoric of Display in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century’

Wednesday 12 June 2013: 17.30-19.00 : Lady Chapel
Dr Gill Ballinger (UWE): ‘Countering the “Contract-Bargain”: The Role of Private Credit in David Copperfield’

All papers will take place at UWE’s St Matthias Campus, Oldbury Court Road, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 2JP For directions to the campus see http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/comingtouwe/campusesmapsandtravel/stmatthiascampus.aspx

For further information about this series, or about UWE LNCN, please contact Prof. William Greenslade, Department of Arts: William.Greenslade@uwe.ac.uk or Joanne Ella Parsons Joanne.Parsons@live.uwe.ac.uk


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