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Professor Corinna Wagner

Public engagement

  • ‘A Theatrical and Medical Spectacle: The Elephant Man and his Extraordinary Body, ‘Programme for The Elephant Man, Theatre Royal Haymarket (2015)
  • Public Exhibition: Art & Soul: Victorians and the Gothic, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter co-curated with Dr Joanne Parker, Dr Julien Parsons, Dr Thomas Cadbury, John Madin
. Public events included a gothic film festival (with talks), an architectural debate, woodcarving demonstrations, church architecture tours, poetry readings, book launches and family events (2014-2015)
  • ‘Dark Arts: Victorians and the Gothic,’ Illustration magazine (2014)
  • ‘Using the Past to Negotiate Modernity: the Designs of A. W. N. Pugin & George Gilbert Scott,’ Cathedral Day, Exeter Cathedral, public talk (2015).
  • Poetry Reading: Gothic at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (2014)
  • Screentalks, Picturehouse Cinema, Exeter (2014)
  • Bridport Film Festival, presenter (2011-2015)
  • Interview: ‘Écorchés,’ Poor Yorick: A Journal of Rediscovered Objects
 (2014)
  • ‘Art and Anatomy: Preserving and Exhibiting the Human Body,’ public lecture, Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, New York
 (2014)
  • ‘Revealed: how the Georgians taught us to diet 300 years ago’ HistoryExtra.com (2014)
  • Scandalous bodies and our relationship with food,’ Exeter Daily (2014)
  • ‘Fat Britain fears are nothing new, reveals fascinating history’ Western Daily News (2014)
  • ‘Are our great-grandparents to blame for our bodily obsession?’ The Tab (2014)
  • ‘Emergent Environment: Water, Waste and Disease,’ public event and demonstration (2013).
  • Public talk: ‘Debate over Dissection: Anatomists, Artists, Resurrectionists and Gothic Writers’ at Arnos Vale, Bristol (2013)
  • Self-portrait without Breasts: aesthetics and surgery, co-organizer and panelist, exhibition, panel, radio interview (2013).

 

Media

  • 2014- Interview: ‘Écorchés,’ Poor Yorick: A Journal of Rediscovered Objects
  • 2014-15 Public Exhibition: Art & Soul: Victorians and the Gothic, Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter co-curated with Dr Joanne Parker, Dr Julien Parsons, Dr Thomas Cadbury, John Madin
  • 2014 ‘Art and Anatomy: Preserving and Exhibiting the Human Body,’ public lecture, Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, New York
  • 2014 ‘Revealed: how the Georgians taught us to diet 300 years ago’ HistoryExtra.com, BBC History http://www.historyextra.com/news/revealed-how-georgians-taught- us-diet-300-years-ago
  • 2014 ‘Scandalous bodies and our relationship with food,’ Exeter Daily http://www.theexeterdaily.co.uk/news/food-drink/scandalous-bodies-and-our- relationship-food
  • 2014 ‘Fat Britain fears are nothing new, reveals fascinating history’ Western Daily News Read more: http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Fat-Britain-fears- new-reveals-fascinating-history/story-20440447- detail/story.html#ixzz30RvP4VwO
  • 2014 ‘Are our great-grandparents to blame for our bodily obsession?’ The Tab http://exeter.tab.co.uk/2014/01/15/are-our-great-grandparents-to-blame-for- our-bodily-obsessions/
  • 2014 ‘Spellbound,’ Bridport Film Festival
  • 2013 Water, Waste and Disease, co-organizer and panelist. This public event featured artist Eleanor Crook, Prof. Michael Depledge, Chair of European Centre for Environment and Human Health, Tom Chivers is poet in residence for Cape Farewell’s ADRIFT project, and poet and broadcaster Paul Farley. Find it here: http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/events/details/?id=2364
  • 2013 Public talk: ‘Debate over Dissection: Anatomists, Artists, Resurrectionists and Gothic Writers’ at Arnos Vale, Bristol
  • 2012 Self-portrait without Breasts: aesthetics and surgery, co-organizer and panelist. This is an exhibition, poetry reading and panel discussion, with poet Clare Best, photographer Laura Stevens, Professor Janet Reibstein (Department of Psychology, University of Exeter, author of Staying Alive: A Family Memoir) and Dr James Mackay (UCL, the only accredited UK Consultant Medical Oncologist specialising in clinical cancer genetics). Find it here: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/news/events/details/index.php?event=694
  • 2012 consultant, BBC television series on Queen Victoria and Medievalism
  • 2012 Guest Blogger, International Gothic Association (November)
  • 2012 Study Abroad and Internationalization Fair Tour, UMass (Amherst), Smith College, Vassar, William & Mary and Brown University
  • 2012 ‘Women in Love,’ Interview, Bridport Film Festival
  • 2012 Public Dialogue on ‘Women In Love’ at the Bridport Film Festival
  • 2012 Encountering the Victorians, public workshop, RAMM
  • 2011 ‘Keats in Teignmouth,’ Wordquest Devon Cultural Olympiad Project
  • 2011 Public Dialogue on ‘Joyce’s “The Dead” and John Huston’ The Dead, Bridport Film Festival
  • 2010 Radio Interview, BBC Devon, ‘Keats in Teignmouth’
  • 2010 in Feature by John Crace, Ten journalists try out their dream jobs for a day. See it here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2010/jan/04/ten-journalists-work-experience
  • 2008 Interview with Liz Ford, ‘So you want to study: a Master’s in English,’ Education, the Guardian. See it here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2008/nov/08/masters-degree-english