Earlier Conference Programs

Earlier Conference Presenters

Victorians Institute Conference

2015 Conference:


Victorian Work and Labor

Converse College, Spartanburg, SC

2-3 October 2015

Keynote Speaker:
Susan Fraiman
University of Virginia

Call for Papers


Registration form & Accommodations


Contact: Anita Rose, anita.rose@converse.edu

Converse College

Victorians Institute
Conferences



2014: Winthrop University / Omni Charlotte Hotel
24-25 October

"The Mysteries at Our Own Doors"

Omni Hotel
Keynote speaker: Marlene Tromp (Arizona State University)

2013: Middle Tennessee State University
November 1-2

“Through the Looking Glass”

Scott House
Keynote speaker: Jay Clayton (Vanderbilt)

2012: Virginia Commonwealth University
October 21-22

“Victorian Mixed Media”

Scott House
Keynote speakers: W.J.T. Mitchell (Chicago); Herbert Tucker (Virginia)

2011: Myrtle Beach, SC
October 21-22

“Charles Dickens: Past, Present, and Future”

Images from the 2011 Conference

South Carolina
Keynote speaker: Audrey Jaffe, U of Toronto
   
Virginia

2010: University of Virginia
October 3-4

“By the Numbers: The Victorian Quantification of Everything; or From Zero to NINES in Under Two Centuries”

2010 Conference Program Keynote speaker: Dan Cohen,
                         George Mason U
   
2009: Converse College
October 16-17

“Creativity and the Arts in Victorian Culture”

South Carolina
Keynote speaker: Linda Peterson, Yale U
   
SC

2008: University of South Carolina
October 3-4

“Disrupting Victorian Studies:  Inconvenient Facts, Shocking Discoveries, Surprising Events, Forgotten Voices, Unknown Writings, Mangled Texts”

2008 Conference Program Keynote speaker: Ian Duncan, UC Berkeley
   

2007: University of Alabama
November 9-10

“Victorian Secrets”

Alabama

Keynote speaker: John Kucich, Rutgers U
   
Converse

2006: Converse College
October 20-21

“Gender and Reform in Victorian Culture”

2006 Conference Program Keynote speaker: Alison Booth, U Virginia