The Verbal and the Visual in Nineteenth-Century Culture

Date: June 23 – 24, 2006
Venue: London, England

Convened by Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INCLUDE STEVEN BANN, KATE FLINT, MICHAEL HATT, BRIAN
MAIDMENT, LYNDA NEAD, LINDSAY SMITH

We invite proposals for 20 minute papers on the interplay between the verbal and the visual in nineteenth-century culture. Suggestions for panels are also welcome. Topics might include: Ekphrasis; Spectators, Viewers, Readers, Observers; Optics; The Virtual and the Real; Graphic Satire; The Illustrated Press; The Culture of Periodicals; Imaginary Galleries; Narrative Painting; Advertising; New Technologies; Then and Now.

Proposals to s.ledger@bbk.ac.uk