Trinity Term 2012 Seminar Series
At: The Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine
Seminar Room, 47 Banbury Road, Oxford
Medicine, Leisure and the Arts
Convener: Dr Elise Smith
Week 5- 21 May
Nick Tromans, Kingston University
‘Richard Dadd: Sketches to Illustrate the History of Psychiatry’
About the speaker
Nick Tromans is a senior lecturer at Kingston University’s Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture. He has published widely on many aspects of nineteenth-century art. His most recent projects have been an exhibition exploring British Orientalist painting and a book on the Victorian asylum artist Richard Dadd.
Dr Troman’s publications include:
- Richard Dadd: the Artist and the Asylum (2011) – Available to consult in Sackler Library
- David Wilkie: the people’s painter (2007) –Available to consult in Sackler Library
- The Psychiatric Sublime (2010, Tate Papers Issue 13) – Available online
Coffee is available from 2.00pm – Seminars begin at 2.15pm prompt. All are welcome to join the speaker for lunch beforehand. Please contact Elise Smith (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more details.
The complete list of seminars for Trinity Term 2012 can be found at