The University of Roehampton and The City of Westminster Archives Centre present; 'Remarkable Reynolds: Dickens's Radical Rival'
Saturday 26 July 2014
City of Westminster Archives Centre, 10 St Ann's Street, London SW1P 2DE
A free day of talks and readings to celebrate the bicentenary of GWM Reynolds
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Please REGISTER to reserve your place by contacting:
Westminster City Archives, 10 St Ann’s St, London SW1P 2DE
tel: 020 7641 5180
Further details, and a downloadable programme and poster.
Any questions of queries can also be directed to Mary L. Shannon.
Key note speakers
Reading by Michael Slater from Bleak House and The Mysteries of London
Attendance is free but places are limited. Details of registration arrangements will be advertised shortly.
Keynote 1: Louis James, University of Kent: 'More Popular than Dickens? G.W.M. Reynolds and mid-Victorian England'
Ian Haywood, University of Roehampton: ‘Looking at Reynolds’
Mary L. Shannon, University of Roehampton: ‘Reynolds and Westminster’
Reading: Bleak House and The Mysteries of London: Michael Slater, Birkbeck, University of London
1pm LUNCH (attendees make own arrangements)
2pm Keynote 2: Anne Humpherys, City University New York: ‘Dining with Reynolds, Dicks, and their Friends and Relations’
Reading: Wagner the Wehr Wolf and The Necromancer
Ruth Doherty, Trinity College Dublin: 'Mr Jones and Nemo's Bones: Crowded Graves in Reynolds and Dickens'
Jess Hindes, Royal Holloway, University of London: '"Not in reality an indecent publication": Reynolds and the Victorian obscene'
Rohan McWilliam, Anglia Ruskin University: ‘The Chartist Gothic: Reynolds and the Radical Imagination’