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Event: Roundtable on Victorian Pregnancy & Childbirth (6/4/21)

Roundtable on Victorian Pregnancy & Childbirth

Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada

June 4, 2021, 10:00-11:15 a.m. PDT on Zoom

This lively Zoom roundtable brings together five scholars to talk about Victorian pregnancy and childbirth, with a focus on objects, including an obstetric phantom, a layette pincushion, and an altered Charlotte Brontë dress. Brief presentations will be accompanied by slideshow images and followed by a Q&A.

The presenters will be:

  • Isabel Davis (Birkbeck College, University of London)
  • Jacqueline Hyman (Textile Restoration Studio)
  • Mary Elizabeth Leighton (University of Victoria)
  • Lisa Surridge (University of Victoria)
  • Shannon Withycombe (University of New Mexico)
  • Whitney Wood (Vancouver Island University) 

This free event is open to all; to register, please visit: http://vsawc.org/roundtable-on-victorian-pregnancy-childbirth/

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