Two Recent Events

Victorian Humour at the Seaside – Professor Carolyn Oulton

Last month, Professor Carolyn Oulton gave an interesting and entertaining talk for our unit on ‘Victorian Humour at the Seaside’. If you weren’t able to attend, you can watch a video of the event here. Many thanks to Carolyn for such an enjoyable presentation!

Charlotte Bronte’s Bicentenary Symposium

On April 22nd we hosted a symposium in honour of Charlotte Bronte’s 200th birthday the day before. The event was fun and informal, featuring a round-table discussion of Bronte’s life, works and biographies, Miss Temple’s (delicious!) seed cake; dramatic readings of some of Bronte’s letters and a passage from Jane Eyre. Thank you to all who attended the event and added to the discussions. Some pictures below:


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