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Simon James, Professor

Durham University

Professor Simon James’s research interests are largely in the literary culture of the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century periods, especially late-Victorian and Edwardian fiction.

He has co-curated the following exhibitions at Palace Green Library: Outrageously Modern!’ Avant-garde magazines 1884-1922Robots! and Books for Boys: Heroism, Adventure & Empire at the Dawn of the First World War. He curated an exhibition of H. G. Wells books and manuscripts for the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, for Wells’s 150th birthday in 2016. Summer 2017 will see an exhibition on time travel at Durham’s Palace Green Library.

 

Simon James's contributions

Arts Education Research Re-drawn

23 Oct 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

#BERA_ArtsEd Online event – pre-registration essential The COVID-19 lockdown has highlighted the importance of the arts in providing social cohesion and wellbeing. From videos of socially...

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