Whistler Centenary Conference
University of Glasgow, Scotland
Nineteenth Century Letters Seminars 2003
The centenary of the artist James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) took place in 2003. To mark the occasion, the Centre for Whistler Studies held a series of seminars on letters and letter-writing in the nineteenth century.
Nineteenth Century Letters - January-May 2003:
DR KIRSTEEN MCCUE, Scottish Literature, University of Glasgow:
'"Dear Beethoven ..." - the Letters of George Thomson's Select Collection of Original Scotish Airs'
AILEEN CHRISTIANSEN, The Carlyle Letters Project, University of Edinburgh
'Working On / Working Out: the Letters of Jane Welsh Carlyle'
DR MARGARET F. MACDONALD, Centre for Whistler Studies, University of Glasgow
'The Story Story: J. M. Whistler and Waldo Story'
JOANNA GEYER-KORDESCH, Research Professor for European Natural History and Medicine, University of Glasgow
'Shrewd Moralists: Women Writing Letters Rewrite Their Lives'
MICHAEL DELASHMUTT, School of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Glasgow
'Letters of the Law: Prison Letters as Sacred Text'
IAN MEACOCK, Centre for Whistler Studies, University of Glasgow
'Some Notes on Paper'
KELLEY WILDER, The Correspondence of William Henry Fox Talbot Project, University of Glasgow
'Images and Artefacts: the Importance of Letters in the 19th Century Scientific Community'
ANDREW TOD, Independent
'Epistolary Evidence: the Letters of Elizabeth Grant of Rothiemurchus (1797-1885)'
DR JOANNA MEACOCK, Centre for Whistler Studies, University of Glasgow
'"Ladies and Gentlemen! - It is with great hesitation and much misgiving that I appear before you in the character of - The Preacher - ": Whistler and Scriptural Persuasion'
DR JEFF KEUSS, Centre for the Study of Literature, Theology and the Arts, University of Glasgow
'The Correspondence of Fictional Theology in J. A. Froude's The Nemesis of Faith'
BRAD JOHNSON, Centre for the Study of Literature, Theology and the Arts, University of Glasgow
'"See! thou art not double now, Nor only one!": The Corresponding Character of Herman Melville'
ALEXANDER KENNEDY, History of Art Department, University of Glasgow
'Interpretation as a Post Card to Oneself'