Victorian body parts, in London, in September

The Victorian Body Parts conference happens at Barts Pathology Museum, West Smithfield, London, on September 14. To book a place, use the Victorian Body Parts booking form. “The conference is being organised by Beatrice Bazell and Emma Curry, both in their 2nd year of PhD research at Birkbeck, working on representations of body parts in Victorian culture.)”

The day is planned to have the following, er, parts:

  • 09.50-10.00        Opening Remarks
  • 10.00-11.15         Keynote Panel
  • 11.45-13.00         Panel One: Severed Parts
  • 13.45-15.00         Panel Two: Prosthetic Parts
  • 15.15-16.30         Panel Three: Gendered Parts
  • 16.45-17.30         Keynote Address
  • 17.30-17.45         Closing Remarks

A pdf programme can be downloaded here: Victorian Body Parts Programme


(Thanks to investigator Ivan Oransky for bringing this to our attention.)

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