Past Events › G19C
The British Transnational Studies Group and the Global Nineteenth Century Group welcome Lauren M.E. Goodlad, Professor of English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, to CIS on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 12 p.m., for a works-in-progress discussion. Goodlad is the author of The Victorian Geopolitical Aesthetic: Realism, Sovereignty, and the Transnational Experience (Oxford, 2015) and […]Find out more
The Global 19th Century Workshop at UCR invites you to a talk by Dorian Bell, Associate Professor in the Literature Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Date: Thursday, April 14
Time: 1:00 – 2:30
Location: HMNSS 2412
Title: Axes of Otherness: Jews, Imperial Capitalism, and the Politics of Scale
This paper reconsiders the displacement that occurred when, according […]Find out more
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program’s series on Muslim- Christian Encounters & the Global Nineteenth Century Workshop at UCR present:
Professor Nile Green (UCLA), Europe’s First Muslim Students: Six Iranians in the Scientific Revolution
Nile Green is Professor of History at UCLA and founding Director of the UCLA Program on Central Asia. His many books include Bombay […]Find out more
The Making of the Modern Homosexual: The Queer Life of George Ives
Brian Lewis, Professor of History at McGill University, Montreal
Date: May 5th.
Place: INTS 1111 (CHASS Interdisciplinary Building South)
George Ives (1867-1950) was a writer and campaigner who is credited with founding the first “gay rights” organization in Britain in the 1890s. This paper places him […]Find out more
Myths of extinction: the romance of Tupi death in 19th c. Brazil
Amy Buono, Visiting Researcher, Department of Art History & Theory, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Thursday, May 26
2:30pm – 4:00pm
In nineteenth-century Brazilian visual, literary, and political culture, indigenous Tupinambá culture was framed temporally in the past tense: as […]Find out more
Émile Zola’s Naturalist Screen and the Crisis of Narration
The Global 19th Century workshop at UCR presents its first event of the year with Eddy Troy, PhD Candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature and Foreign Languages.
Intervening in recent scholarship on the naturalist mode of description, this talk (which emerges from a larger dissertation project, Phenomenal […]Find out more
The Global Travel of Mixed-Race Jamaicans and Constructions of Identity
Dan Livesay, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Claremont McKenna College
At the turn of the nineteenth century, small numbers of elite, mixed-race Jamaicans traveled to Britain, then on to India, and back to Britain again in order to improve their financial and social statuses. This global movement allowed them […]Find out more
The Global 19th Century Workshop at UCR is pleased to present a talk by Gretchen Schultz, Professor of French Studies at Brown University.
During the turbulent early 3rd Republic, a battle between wine and spirits served as proxy in the battle for a besieged French identity. As France recovered from the humiliating loss suffered in war […]Find out more