2013-14 events

6th Annual Symposium
18 October 2013

Victorian Studies:
Fresh Observations

Stong Master’s Dining Room

please RSVP to Professor Higgins <ljhiggins@aol.com>

Introductions, 10 am – 10.15 am
Host: David Latham

Morning session, 10.15 am – 11.45 am
Moderator: Natalie Neill

  • James Elwick  “H. G. Wells: Biology Crammer”
  • Tom Scott  “Victorian Visual Culture: Online Resources”
  • Nicola Spunt  “From ‘Goblin Market’ to Breaking Bad: Figuring Consumption’s Addictive Promise”

Lunch (provided)

Afternoon session, 1.15 – 2.45 pm
Moderator: Tina Choi

  • Margo Gouley  “Eugenics and the Question of Race in Nineteenth-Century Canadian Criticism: The Case of J. E. Logan”
  • Efram Sera-Shriar  “Tales from the Tierra del Fuego: P. P. King and Ethnographic Observation in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain”
  • Lesley Higgins  “Incalculable, Not Capricious:  Lessons of Whistler’s Japoniste Discourse”