UPDATE: [Victorian] Instruction, Amusement and Spectacle: Popular Shows and Exhibitions 1800-1914

full name / name of organization: 
Jill Sullivan
contact email: 
j.a.sullivan@exeter.ac.uk

Conference at the University of Exeter, UK 16-18 April 2009.

Confirmed keynote speakers: Prof. Bernard Lightman, Prof. Vanessa
Toulmin, Prof. Martin Hewitt Dr. Jon Burrows, Dr. Ann Featherstone
  
This conference aims to examine the eclectic range of popular
entertainments in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, with a
particular focus on exhibition practices. The intention is to provide a
forum that brings together the range of research currently being
undertaken by different disciplines in this area, including film studies,
Victorian studies, history of science, performance studies, English
literature, art history and studies of popular culture.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN at
http://www.sall.ex.ac.uk/conferences/victorian-shows.html

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