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We’re delighted to announce our programme for Autumn 2022.

All sessions are free entry and will take place at United College (St Salvator’s Quad) Room 30.

Week 3 – Wednesday 28 September 1 to 2pm. On Gender, Sexuality and Form.

Linda Goddard (University of St Andrews), “A Burning Maternal Flame”: Berthe Morisot, Stéphane Mallarmé and the Art of Correspondence. 

David Evans (University of St Andrews), “Dad? What Are You Doing Here?” or, How Victor Hugo Found His Way into Paul Verlaine’s Gay Sex Party.

Week 5 – Wednesday 12 October 1 to 2pm.

Speakers: Claire Whitehead and Grace Docherty (University of St Andrews)

Title: The Depiction of Violence in Early Russian Crime Fiction: Ethical Considerations.

Week 7 – Wednesday 26 October 1 to 2pm.

Speaker: Gemma Angel (University of Leicester)

Title to be confirmed.

Week 9 – Wednesday 9 November 1 to 2pm.

Speaker: Robert Lethbridge (University of St Andrews)

Title: From la nouvelle peinture to the Old Masters: Zola’s revisionist art criticism.

Week 11 – Wednesday 23 November 1 to 2pm.

Speaker: Ludmilla Jordanova (Durham University)

Title: Damaging, Collecting, Assembling: Extra-illustrated Books.

Week 13 – Wednesday 7 December 6 to 7.30pm. Inaugural Material Culture seminar.

Chair: Sara Lodge (University of St Andrews)

Speakers to be confirmed.