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CFP: ‘Victorian Inclusion and Exclusion’

Gwen John, Woman Dressing, c.1907

13th Annual VPFA Conference: ‘Victorian Inclusion and Exclusion’

14-16th July 2021

Online, with MS teams

Hosted by the University of Greenwich, London

Keynote: ‘Excluding the Maternal Body in Victorian Popular Literature’: Jess Cox (Brunel University London)

Reading Group: ‘Against the Grain: Reparative Readings for Victorian Popular Fiction’: Hosted by Jesse Erikson (University of Delaware)

Training Session: ‘Doing Things Digitally: An Introduction to Digital Resources and Text Mining Methods’: Hosted by Emily Bell (University of Leeds)

Call for Papers

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association is dedicated to fostering interest in understudied popular writers, literary genres and other cultural forms, and to facilitating the production of publishable research and academic collaborations amongst scholars of the popular.

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CFP: Mind, Matter(s), Spirit: Forms of Knowledge in Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture

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Victorian Popular Fiction Association’s 11th Annual Conference

‘Mind, Matter(s), Spirit: Forms of Knowledge in Victorian Popular Fiction and Culture’

8-10 July 2019, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London

Keynote: Chris Louttit, ‘Capturing the Spirit of Bohemia: The Life of the Artist in 1860s Popular Fiction’

Keynote: Beth Palmer, ‘Sensation Fiction and the Theatre: Braddon, Boucicault and Matters of Adaptation’

Keynote: Christopher Pittard, ‘Vanishing Points: Sidney Paget, Arthur Conan Doyle, and Sherlock Holmes’

Exhibition: ‘Late-Victorian & Edwardian Paperback Fiction’, curated by John Spiers

Reading Group: ‘Altered States of Mind and Body’, hosted by James Green and Henry Bartholomew

 

Call for Papers

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association is dedicated to fostering interest in understudied popular writers, literary genres and other cultural forms, and to facilitating the production of publishable research and academic collaborations amongst scholars of the popular. Continue reading