Past Events

Autumn 2004: Research Seminars


  • 13 October to 1 December 2004
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Seminar Room, Paul Mellon Centre
Brown brick building with long facade and central tower

Sir Giles Gilbert Scott, Cambridge University Library,

Digital image courtesy of Gavin Stamp

This autumn the Paul Mellon Centre will be running its third annnual programme of research seminars in British art and architectural history.

The seminars provide an opportunity for those who have held Paul Mellon Centre Senior Fellowships to air the new ideas they have been working on during their tenure. They also provide an opportunity for younger scholars who have either held Paul Mellon Centre Postdoctoral Fellowships or who are engaged in doctoral research work in British art and architectural history at Yale University to share their ideas wnh a British audience.

These seminars are open to all and there is no charge.

1 October

Emily Weeks, 'The Reality Effect: The Orientalist Paintings of John Frederick Lewis (1805-1876).'

20 October

Dr Michael Hatt, 'The Book Beautiful: Reading, Vision and the Homosexual Imagination in the 1890s'

27 October

Dr Megan Aldrich, 'Thomas Rickman's Non-conformist Vision'

3 November

Dr Alex Bremner, '"Imperial Peace Memorial": The Second Anglo-Boer War and the Origins of Admiralty Arch, 1900-1905'

10 November

Professor Anthea Callen, 'Anatomising Masculinity at the Royal Academy: Classicism or Brute Matter?'

17 November

Dr Rosie Dias, 'The Resurrection of Hogarth at John Boydell's Shakespeare Gallery.'

24 November

Professor Dian Kriz, 'Slavery, Sugar and the Culture of Refinement: Imaging the British West Indies c . 1700-1840.'

1 December

Professor Gavin Scamp, 'British Architecture Between the Wars'