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Semester 2, 2010

Here are the dates and themes for this semester’s meetings:

19 August

Executions

16 September

Vampires

7 October

Nature

4 November

Collecting

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As part of its Victorian Visions exhibition, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is holding an afternoon of lectures, including one on Darwinian ideas in Victorian art to be presented by our very own Dr Bruce Gardiner.

Bookings are not required, but seats will be allocated on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis.

Saturday 24 July 2010, 1.30-5pm : Fashioning Modern England

1.30pm Prof Peter McNeill, UTS, From the love of finery to honest cloth: clothing in Victorian Britain
2.15pm Dr Bruce Gardiner, Department of English, University of Sydney, Throwbacks and fossils: Darwinian ideas in Victorian art
3.15pm Film: The Young Victoria (directed by Jean-Marc Valee, 2008)

Domain Theatre, Lower Level 3
Art Gallery of New South Wales

At 12pm there will be a free guided tour of the exhibition Victorian visions.

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