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Baylor Graduate Students: Applications for 19CRS Leadership Team Now Open

The 19th Century Research Seminar is currently accepting applications for three new graduate student members on the leadership team. You can apply here: https://www8.baylor.edu/english/nineteenthcrsapp The 19th Century Research Seminar (19crs) is an interdisciplinary forum for faculty and graduate students in and outside of Baylor University to present original research…

April 26: Outstanding Graduate Student Award Presentations

Friday April 26th at 3:30 pm in the ABL Lecture Hall. We will celebrate our Outstanding Graduate Student Papers! Congratulations to Veronica Toth (English Department) for her paper “The Subsequent History of the Young (Wo)man”: Reading Maggie Tulliver as Prodigal Daughter in The Mill on the Floss,” and…

April 12: Browning Day

This year’s Browning Day Celebration will feature a talk by author Laura McNeal and will be held Friday, April 12 at 3:00 pm in the Hankamer Treasure Room of the Armstrong Browning Library. McNeal will be discussing her new historical novel, The Swan’s Nest, about…

CFP Feb 12: 19CRS Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

Baylor’s 19th Century Research Seminar (19CRS) is soliciting entries for two awards to be granted to outstanding graduate student papers in nineteenth-century studies in any field. Papers should represent students’ best academic work from Fall of 2022, Spring of 2023, or Fall of…

Feb 9: Dr. Nick Wolters on 19th-Century Iberian Masculinities

Nick Wolters from Wake Forest will be sharing his research at Baylor on 19th-century Iberian masculinities. Contact Gabrielle Miller for further information and be on the lookout for a flier coming soon!

April 26: Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards 

Paper presentations and reception in the ABL. Presenters and paper topics will be announced in March. Each year, the 19crs awards two Graduate students for their outstanding papers. We are excited to wrap up this academic year by celebrating the excellence of our…

Feb 16: Dr. Susan Egenolf presents “The Wedgwoods, their Laborers, Reciprocity and Subventions towards Romanticism”

Friday February 16 3:30-5:00 pm “The Wedgwoods, their Laborers, Reciprocity and Subventions towards Romanticism” presented by Dr. Susan Egenolf Associate Professor of English Texas A&M University at the ABL In the later part of the 18th century, the progressive potter and entrepreneur Josiah…

Oct 20: Benefactors Day, Dr. Kristen Pond presents “It’s Okay to Talk to Strangers: Charles Dickens and Charlotte Brontë on Enchanting Encounters”

Dr. Kristen Pond, Associate Professor of English at Baylor University and Margarett Root Brown Chair in Robert Browning and Victorian Studies, will be presenting the annual Benefactors Day lecture on Friday, October 20th at 3:00PM in the ABL Hankamer Treasure Room. Dr. Pond’s…

Nov 3: John Gruesser on Sutton E. Griggs and Waco, TX

Please join us Friday November 3, 3:30-5:00 for an exciting talk about a novel set in Waco, TX: “Sutton E. Griggs, Imperium in Imperio, and Waco, Texas” presented by John Gruesser in the ABL Hankamer Treasure Room. If you would like to attend via Zoom, click here.

Oct. 6: Dr. Alexander Regier on Emily Dickinson

Dr. Alexander Regier from Rice University will be presenting “‘Today is Very Homely and Awkward’: Emily Dickinson’s Odd Fits” on Friday, October 6 at 3:30 PM in the Armstrong Browning Lecture Hall. Emily Dickinson is an extremely eloquent yet awkward poet. This talk…