Monthly Archives: December 2015

19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century

The 10th anniversary edition of 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Century features articles on the Our Mutual Friend reading/blogging project and our Twitter retelling of the novel, written by participants.

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Friday 11 December 2015: Anniversary Issue Launch

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Please join us Friday 11 December for a reception in celebration of the tenth anniversary of Birkbeck’s free online journal 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century and the publication of the journal’s tenth-anniversary special issue, edited by Luisa Calè and Ana Parejo Vadillo.

The event will feature a special performance from students on Birkbeck’s MA Text and Performance, performing tweets from Birkbeck’s recently completed Our Mutual Friend Tweets project, which retold Dickens’s Our Mutual Friend via Twitter (@DickensOMF #omftweets).
Date: Friday 11th December 2015.
Time: 6pm onwards, with the Twitter performance at 7pm.
Venue: The Keynes Library, Birkbeck School of Arts, 43 Gordon Square. The Twitter performance will take place in our Theatre Studio (room G10).
Please email an RSVP to C19@bbk.ac.uk (Please indicate if you would like to attend the performance, as spaces are limited.)

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Defining Digital Dickens: Mutual Friends/Virtual Friends

On Saturday 21st November, Birkbeck’s Centre for Nineteenth Century Studies hosted the third and final workshop of the Defining Digital Dickens series, in which several of our tweeters discussed their experiences of tweeting in character over the course of the project. You can now listen to a recording of this event here.

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