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Registration: Vicarious Victorians: Transmitting Experience in the Nineteenth Century (4/25/3016; 4/30/2016)

Victorian Studies Association of Ontario

The Victorian Studies Association of Ontario encourages all to attend its annual spring conference on Saturday, 30 April 2016 at York University’s Glendon Campus. This year's topic is "Vicarious Victorians: Transmitting Experience in the Nineteenth Century." The keynote speakers are Rachel Ablow (SUNY Buffalo) and Jules Law (Northwestern University).

Please visit the VSAO website for a copy of the registration form to fill in prior to the conference: http://vsao.apps01.yorku.ca/wpcontent/uploads/2016/03/vsao_regformC.pdf

As the lunch is catered, please send an email by Monday, 25 April 2016 to ahalsall@yorku.ca if you are planning to attend so that the servings can be adjusted accordingly.

Schedule of Events:
9:30-10:30: Registration and Tea, 317 York Hall
10:45-12:15: Morning Session, 204 York Hall

Danielle Barkley (McGill University): Receiving a Vicarious Education in Braddon's The Doctor's Wife

Martin Danahay (Brock University): Transmitting War: Roger Fenton in Crimea, 1855

Erin Piotrowski (University of Toronto): Powers of the Virtual: Technology and Subjectivity in Thomas Hardy's A Laodicean

12:15-1:45: Lunch (includes business meeting)
1:50-2:50: Keynote Address I

Rachel Ablow (SUNY Buffalo): Wounded Trees, Abandoned Boots: Thomas Hardy and the Homelessness of Pain

3:00-4:00: Keynote Address II

Jules Law (Northwestern University): Virtuality at the Heart of Realism: Information and Animation in Middlemarch

4:00-5:00: Sherry Hour

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