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The Victorians Institute is an organization of scholars and students centered in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the USA.


The Victorians Institute sponsors an annual conference and publishes the Victorians Institute Journal, an award-winning, refereed scholarly annual that publishes articles, reviews, and newly edited texts of interest to Victorianists.

2014 Conference

The Mysteries at Our Own Doors

Keynote Speaker
Marlene Tromp
Arizona State University



24 - 25 October 2014

The 43rd Meeting of the Victorians Institute
Charlotte, NC
hosted by Winthrop University

For information please email to Casey Cothran, viconf@winthrop.edu

Selected papers from the conference will be refereed for the Victorians Institute Journal annex at NINES.


Call for Papers


2013 Conference Home Page: "Through the Looking Glass"


2012 Conference Home Page: "Victorian Mixed Media"

Images from the 2011 Conference


VIJ and NINES

Texts at the VIJ Annex

Victorians Institute Journal features an annex of its long-standing "Texts" section in the NINES environment, which will include edited works from the Victorian archive published in the print journal, as well as newly edited texts featured both in print and in expanded form through NINES.

Victorians Institute Journal--the current volume (2012)

The 2012 issue (volume 40) of Victorians Institute Journal features essays on Charles Dickens, Alice Meynell, George Gissing, Amy Levy and others. The volume 40 annex at NINES will include selected essays from the 2012 conference at Virginia Commonwealth University, and additional book reviews. The "Text" section will comprise the first publication of the lost manuscript of the play Mysteries of an American City with an introduction by Jamie Bridges. All members of the Institute receive VIJ; individual copies are $20 (postpaid).



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