Schedule

The 2019 Hilda Hulme Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Lyndall Gordon

Lectures and seminars will be led by the following people:

Professor Sally Shuttleworth (Oxford)
Professor Laurel Brake (Birkbeck/IES)
Professor Isobel Armstrong (Birkbeck/IES)
Professor Cora Kaplan (Queen Mary/Southampton)
 

Daily Schedule

Monday 21 May

Monday, 20 May

10.30 Registration and tea/coffee
11.00 Introduction to the week
11.15 Lecture: PROFESSOR SALLY SHUTTLEWORTH

'Charlotte Brontë as Experimental Novelist’

12.45 Lunch
14.00 Seminar: PROFESSOR SALLY SHUTTLEWORTH

'Villette'

15.30 Library time Senate House Library 

Researchers’ choice. You can use this for preparation or open-ended research of your own

17.30 Reception

Tuesday 22 May

9.50 Exploration of library collection: PROFESSOR LAUREL BRAKE

'Print Cultured the Brontës'

11.30 Tea and coffee
11.45 Independent seminar groups

In these 1-hour seminars each group will discuss through the week a number of contemporary nineteenth-century reviews (provided) of the Brontës fiction and report back on their findings at the end of the week.

12.45 Lunch
14.00 Lecture: PROFESSOR LAUREL BRAKE

'Print Cultured the Brontës'

15.30 Library time

Wednesday 23 May

10.00 Lecture: PROFESSOR CORA KAPLAN

Wuthering Heights

11.45 Indepedent seminar groups
12.45 Lunch
14.00 Excursion
17.00 Hilda Hume Memorial Lecture: PROFESSOR LYNDALL GORDAN

‘Charlotte Brontë and the Passions’

18.00 Reception

Thursday 24 May

10.00 Lecture: TBC

11.30 Tea and coffee
11.45 Indepedent seminar groups
12.45 Lunch
14.00 Seminar: PROFESSOR ISOBEL ARMSTRONG

'Poems by three sisters'

15.30 Library time Senate House Library

Friday 25 May

10.00 Lecture: TBC

'The Juvenilia'

11.30 Tea and coffee
11.45 Independent Seminar Groups convene to report back on their work 
12.45 Lunch
14.00 Seminar: TBC

Anne Brontë

15.30 Closing remarks and general discussion