Online North-West Long Nineteenth-Century Seminar

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We are pleased to invite members to the first online meeting of the North-West Long Nineteenth-Century Research Seminar. The seminar will be hosted via Zoom on the afternoon of Wednesday 15 July 2020 at 2pm GMT. If you are interested in attending please contact the seminar organisers, Emma Liggins ( and Sonja Lawrenson (, to request meeting details. Further details are also available via our Facebook group – All are very welcome!

Seminar Schedule:

2.00 – 2.35 Dr Heather Zuber (City University of New York): “Mapping Economic Mobility through Work in the Fictions of Daniel Defoe and Maria Edgeworth.”
2.35 – 3.10 Nicole Dittmer (Manchester Metropolitan University): ‘A Wolf in Wife’s Clothing: Wildness and the Reclamation of Self in the Wolf Stories of Frederick Marryat and George MacDonald’
3.10 – 3.20 Break
3.20 – 4.00 Dr Clare Clarke, (Trinity College, University of Dublin): “‘A Shrine of Pilgrimage’: Dark Tourism in late-Victorian crime writing, newspapers, and Ripper reportage.”

The organisers would like to thank BARS for its continued support of the research seminar.