The University of Hull is celebrating the Dickens Bicentenary with an exciting lecture series on Dickens and Art.
8 February: Dr John Drew (University of Buckingham): 'The excessive realism of his mental vision: Dickens and art'
13 February: Professor Kate Newey (University of Birmingham): 'Sketches by Boz: Charles Dickens, Visual Culture and the theatre'
23 February: Professor Andrew Sanders (University of Durham): Dickens and London
1 March: Professor Malcolm Andrews (University of Kent): Dickens and the Picturesque
8 March: Professsor Neil Sinyard (University of Hull): 'Kindred Spirits: the Influence of Charles Dickens on the cinematic artistry of Charlie Chaplin'
All lectures start at 6pm and are in the Middleton Hall on the University campus.
Admission Free. The series is organised by the Ferens Fine Art Committee, in conjunction with the Victorian Studies Centre. Enquiries to Professor Valerie Sanders: V.R.Sanders@hull.ac.uk. More information about the Victorian Studies Centre, which was launched in 2009, can be found here.