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The Leslie Center for the Humanities
Dartmouth College
6240 Haldeman Center, Room 263
Hanover, NH 03755
Tel. 603-646-0896
Fax. 603-646-0998

The Long Nineteenth Century


19th Century Study Group Meeting

Discussion of David Armitage's "The History Manifesto"

Tuesday, January 20th

Haldeman 246

 12:00 - 1:30pm

This workshop brings together faculty whose expertise and interests fall into the long nineteenth century, regardless of geographical area of specialization. The interdisciplinary group will provide opportunities to examine current field-defining and field-defying paradigms. The group is open to tenure and tenure-track faculty, will convene twice per quarter, and discuss members' work-in-progress as well as scholarship currently emerging in the wider discipline(s).


Upcoming Events in 2015:

  • Tuesday, January 20: a discussion of David Armitage's "The History Manifesto"
  • Tuesday, February 24: Prof. Rachel Teukolsky of Vanderbilt University will lead a discussion of "Stereoscopy and the Global Picturesque," a chapter from her current work. Teukolsky is an Associate Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Her research focuses on aesthetics, art writing, and media history in nineteenth-century Britain.
  • Tuesday, March 31
  • Tuesday, April 21

Past Events:

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014: James Heffernan's (Professor of English, Emeritus) new book, Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature
  • Tuesday, October 21: a discussion of "The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century" by Jürgen Osterhammel and Patrick Camiller


Facilitators: Colleen G. Boggs, Robert Bonner and Katherine Hornstein.


Fin du travail (The End of the Working Day) by Jules Breton, 1887

Last Updated: 1/12/15