Cambridge Seminar Series in Nineteenth-Century French Studies: 2019-20

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October 14, 2019 to June 8, 2020
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, French History / Studies, Literature, Modern European History / Studies, Music and Music History

Cambridge Seminar Series in Nineteenth-Century French Studies: 2019-20

All are warmly invited to this platform for a range of researchers in the field, from Cambridge and elsewhere. Convenors: Rebecca Sugden ( and Nick White ( We meet from 5:15pm on Mondays, with papers starting at 5:30pm.

Michaelmas Term 2019 (Thomas Young Room, Emmanuel College)

14th Oct.  James Morris (Emmanuel College, Cambridge) - France and Europe in 1848: The View from the Peripheries

11th Nov.  Mary Hunter (McGill University) - Infectious Touch: Art, Medicine and Expertise in Berthe Morisot's Images of Pregnancy

Lent Term 2020 (Senior Parlour, Gonville & Caius College)

27th Jan.  Judith Lyon-Caen (EHESS) - La littérature à la trace: propositions pour une herméneutique historienne du roman du XIXe siècle

10th Feb.  Célia Dempommier-Cotton (Newnham College, Cambridge) - Stendhal and Europe, or the Character of Nations in the Nineteenth Century

24th Feb.  Tim Farrant (Pembroke College, Oxford) - Balzac and Scott

2nd Mar.  Peter Asimov (Clare College, Cambridge) - Indo-Europeanism and the Search for French Music (ca. 1869-1914)

Easter Term 2020 (Senior Parlour, Gonville & Caius College)

11th May  Rachel Bowlby (University College London) - Not Just a Department Store: Zola's Shops

18th May  Masha Belenky (George Washington University) - Engine of Modernity: The Omnibus and Urban Culture in Nineteenth-Century Paris

8th June  Kathryn Bryan (Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge) -  Abortion in Turn-of-the-Century French Fiction


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Dr Rebecca Sugden

Research Fellow in French, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge

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