As part of our continuing work on the HistEvents system, users are temporarily not receiving emails. Please just send details of your event to ihr.webmaster@sas.ac.uk and we will list it for you.

Poetry, Politics and Pictures in the Nineteenth Century

March 26, 2010
No specified host institution


Sheffield
United Kingdom

Topic areas

Talks at this conference

Add a talk

Details

Poetry, Politics and Pictures in the Nineteenth Century

Provisional Programme

Registration open: £70 full fee (£50 postgraduate fee).

See: https://sites.google.com/site/poetrypoliticspictures/

Friday 26th March

9:15-9:45: Coffee and Registration

9:45-10.55: Plenary Lecture

Malcolm Chase (University of Leeds): ‘The Politics of Sight: Chartism's Graphic Dimension’

 

11:00-12.45: Panels

A) European Politics in Word and Image

Danny Karlin (University of Sheffield): ‘Madame de Staël as Corinne: the Figure of the Singer’

Jim Cheshire (University of Lincoln): ‘Gustave Doré’s Illustrations to Idylls of the King and Anglo-French Politics’

B) European Influences

Marie-Stephanie Delamaire (Columbia University): ‘European History vs American Politics: Thomas Nast’s Cartoons of the Reconstruction Era’

Jan-Dirk Baetens (University of Leuven): ‘Democracy in Style: The Case of Pre-Rubenism’

Anwesha Dutta Ain (TechnoIndia College of Technology): ‘Company Poetry: Constructing India and Consolidating Colonial Power’

C) Politics and Form

Itsuki Kitani (Durham University): ‘The Palate, Stomach, and Heart: Shelley’s Aesthetics of Political Gastronomy in Queen Mab’

Frederik Van Dam (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven): ‘The Parergon of Morality: Aesthetics and Politics in Anthony Trollope’s Palliser Novels’

Matthew Bevis (University of York): ‘Edward Lear’s Lines of Flight’

12:45-13:45: Lunch

13:45-14:15: Marcus Waithe: Ruskin Online Museum 

14:20-15:50: Panels

A) Poetry of Crisis

Martin Dubois (University of Cambridge): ‘Hopkins and the European “culture wars”’

Michael Perraudin (University of Sheffield): ‘Poetry of the Rhine Crisis, 1840’

Eveline G. Bouwers (University of Bielefeld): ‘Greed, Gluttony and Lust: Depictions of the Roman Catholic Clergy in Imperial Germany’

B) English and French Political Caricature

Jack Rhoden (University of Sheffield): ‘Louis Napoléon in the French Second Republic 1848-51’

Britta Martens (University of the West of England): ‘Literary and Visual Representations of the French Emperor Louis Napoléon’

Therie Hendrey-Seabrook (University of Sussex): ‘Punch’s Political Practice, or Drawing the Line Between Radical Shock and Political Persuasion’

C) Reception and Representation

Jane L Bownas (Open University): ‘Representation of the Napoleonic Wars in the Works of Thomas Hardy and J.M.W. Turner’

Kirsten Harris (University of Sheffield): ‘The ‘Labour Prophet’?: Representations of Walt Whitman in the Socialist Press’

John Lee (University of Bristol): ‘Following Rudyard Kipling’s “The Absent Minded Beggar”’

15.50-16.05: Coffee

16:10-17:20: Plenary Lecture

Lindsay Smith (University of Sussex): ‘To the grave and back: Pre-Raphaelitism and the Aesthetics of Resurrection’

18:00-19:30: Drinks Reception in Sheffield Town Hall, hosted by the Lord Mayor.

 

20:00: Dinner at a local restaurant 

Saturday 27th March

9:00-10:10: Plenary Lecture

Cornelia Pearsall (Smith College, Massachusetts): ‘Tennyson in “Waste Soudan”: Poetry and the Relief of General Gordon’ 

10:15-11:45: Panels

A) Poetry and Nationalism

Charlotte Ashby (Birkbeck, University of London): ‘The Kalevala and Finnish Nationalism in the Nineteenth Century’

Brian Vick (Emory University):  ‘Poetry, Prints and Politics – and Music – at the Vienna Congress’

Salah J. Khan (Mississippi State University): ‘Romantic Irony and Revolution: The Intersection of Aesthetics, Gender and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France’

B) Robert Browning and the Pre-Raphaelites

John Woolford (University of Sheffield): ‘Painting Presence and Absence: Browning, Rossetti and Illustration’

Christine Chettle, (University of Leeds): ‘The Political Currency of Repetition in Ernest Jones’s “The Song of the Low” and Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market”’

Gal Manor (Levinsky College of Education; University of New England): ‘Images of the Semite ‘Other’ in Robert Browning’s poems: the Arab and the Jew from The Return of the Druses to Ferishtah’s Fancies

C) Identity and Origins

Irene Rabinovich (Holon Institute of Technology): ‘The Portrait of a Jewish Actress: Historicizing Rachel’s Jewishness’

Clare Broome Saunders (University of Oxford): ‘Queen Victorian and Poetic, Political and Pictorial Uses of Medievalism’

Matthew Campbell (University of Sheffield): ‘'Moore, Maclise and the New Mythology: The Origin of the Harp'.

11:45-12:00: Coffee

12:00-13:30: Panels

A) Writing Radical Politics

Kirsti Salmi-Niklander (University of Helsinki): ‘“Nor Happiness, nor Majesty nor Fame”: Proletarian Decadence and English Impulses in the Early Finnish Working Class Literature’

Ingrid Hanson (University of Sheffield): ‘Political Action and Poetic Form in William Morris’s Chants for Socialists and The Pilgrims of Hope

David Gent (University of York): ‘Poetry and Political Radicalism in the 1830s West Riding: Poetic Critiques of the Whig Politician Lord Morpeth’

B) Theorising Aesthetics

Erin Snyder (University of Sheffield): ‘Geological drawings and nineteenth century politics’

Margaret Werth (University of Delaware): ‘Painting, Poetry, Politics: Impressionism’

Matthew Haigh (Aarhus University): ‘Abolition was an Aesthetic Experience’

13:30-14:30: Lunch

14:30-16:00: Panels

 

A) Pre-Raphaelite Art and Poetry

Antoinette Curtin (Trinity College Dublin): ‘The Politics of Ugliness in Pre-Raphaelite Art’

Julia Doménich (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid): ‘“The Glorious Lady of my Mind”: Dante Gabriel Rossetti reads Dante Alighieri’

Katja Lindskog (Columbia University): ‘Missing Images: William Morris and the Politics of History’ 

B) Poverty and Protest

Charlotte Boyce (University of Portsmouth): ‘“When Hunger Rages Fierce and Strong”: The Politics of Hunger in Victorian Illustrated Periodicals, 1840-49’

Debbie Bark (University of Reading): ‘Poetry of Social Conscience, Poetry of Transition: Ann Hawkshaw’s ‘The Mother to Her Starving Child’ (1842)’

Meagan Timney (University of Victoria): ‘“By Cruel Slavery’s Iron Hands”: Mary Hutton and the Sheffield Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society’

16.05-16.15: Coffee

16:15-17:40: Closing Roundtable Discussion:

Bertrand Taithe, Martina Lauster and Mike Sanders; chaired by Samantha Matthews

FIN.

 

 

Organiser(s)

Ingrid Hanson, Erin Snyder, Jack Rhoden, Marjorie Cheung, Kirsten Harris and Barry Orr

Venue(s)

Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield Campus, Sheffield

Contact(s)

Wilfred Jack Rhoden

Supporting material

Add supporting material (slides, programs, etc.)

Reminders

Registration

No

Who is attending?

No one has said they will attend yet.

Will you attend this event?


Let us know so we can notify you of any change of plan.

This event has been submitted and is maintained by:

IHR Webmaster (Moderator)
(Institute of Historical Research)

You should login and contact this user if you believe the information on this page needs updating.

If you judge that this event entry is inappropriate, please login and report it.