The University Women's Club of Winnipeg
28 August 2005
Just as they revolutionized industrial production and patterns of work, so, too, did the Victorians transform leisure, play and consumption. This four-week course describes and analyzes the major influences which created the modern world of leisure that we have inherited. It focuses on key elements that defined the Victorian era and the cultural implications that still echo today.
Week 1, November 4
Week 2, November 18
Week 3, November 25
Week 4, December 2
Instructor PETER BAILEY is a Professor in the History Department at the University of Manitoba, specializing in cultural studies and the social history of modern Britain. A graduate of Oxford, Manchester, and UBC, he is the author of Music Hall: the Business of Pleasure and Popular Culture and Performance in the Victorian City, among other titles. Together with awards for teaching excellence, he was nominated the first Faculty of Arts Professor of the Year in 2001.
Course Dates: Four Tuesday mornings, November 4, 18, 25 and Dec.2, 9:30-11:15 a.m.
Cost: $50 for UWC members; $60 non-members
Registration: Phone 954-7880 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Cheques should be made payable to the University Women's Club. Registration deadline is Friday, October 31.