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Event: Roundtable on Victorian Material Culture (1/19/2021)

19 January 2021, 10:00-11:15 am PST on Zoom

Please join this lively Zoom roundtable, which brings together five scholars to talk about Victorian material culture, with a focus on objects, including a broken Brontë hair bracelet, Clemence Housman’s The Were-Wolf, a foundling mother’s petition, a quilled Dakota vest, and a page from Women Novelists of Queen Victoria’s Reign. Brief presentations will be accompanied by slideshow images and followed by a Q&A. 

The presenters will be:

  • Manon Gaudet (Yale U)
  • Heather Hind (U of Exeter)
  • Lorraine Janzen Kooistra (Ryerson U)
  • Victoria Mills (Birkbeck, U of London)
  • Talia Schaffer (CUNY)

Everyone is welcome at this free event!

To register, please fill out the registration form at vsawc.org. This roundtable is the sixth event in a year-long series of 14 roundtables and workshops titled Crafting Communities: A Series of Victorian Object Lessons & Scholarly Exchanges in Covid Times. The full schedule of events appears on the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada’s Events webpage. This series is generously funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada, and the Universities of Victoria, Alberta, and Manitoba.

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