Victorian Research Possibilities

VSNY at 10: 10th Annual Symposium

20 October 2017

Friday 10:00am – 3:00pm    

Stong Master’s Dining Room


Tea, Coffee, and Welcome, 10 am – 10.15 am

Host: David Latham

Morning session, 10.15 am – 11.45 am

 Moderator: Virginia Grimaldi

Heather Fitzsimmons Frey (Theatre)
“Being Fin-de-Siècle Girls: Children and University Drama Students Tread the Drawing Room Boards”

Khyati Nagar (Humanities)
“Spectacular Visuals and Natural History in Early 19th-Century Calcutta”

William Whitla (Humanities/ English)
“Researching William Morris and the Classics”



Afternoon session, 1.15 – 2.45 pm

Moderator: Natalie Neill

Rachelle Stinson (English)
“Nostalgic Graffiti: Writing on the University”

Edward Jones-Imhotep (History)
“Victorian Systems: Railways and Responsibility in the Accidental Imagination”

Paula John (Theatre & Performance Studies)
“Mediums and Medicine Men: Object Agency in the Performance of Science and Spiritualism”


Please RSVP Lesley Higgins, Department of English <>

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