Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Booking now open: Victorian Popular Fiction Association 4th Annual Conference “Hard Cash” (7/11-12/2012)
Booking is now open for the Victorian Popular Fiction Association 4th Annual Conference, 11–12 July 2012, Institute of English Studies, University of London, Senate House.
Theme: Hard Cash: Money, property, economics and the marketplace in Victorian Popular Culture
Keynote speakers: Regenia Gagnier: 'The global circulation of British literature and culture: British fiction, economics and the marketplace', and Deborah Wynne: 'Hades! The Ladies! Male Drapers and
Guest Speakers: David Waller, author of The Perfect Man: The Muscular Life and Times of Eugen Sandow Victorian Strongman and Helen Rappaport author of Beautiful For Ever: Madame Rachel of Bond Street – Cosmetician, Con-Artist, and Blackmailer
The VPFA conference is now an established event on the annual conference timetable and offers a friendly and invigorating opportunity for established academics and postgraduate students to share their current research. Our theme this year is Hard Cash: Money, property, economics and the marketplace in Victorian Popular Culture. This theme enables us to develop the interdisciplinary study of
nineteenth-century popular culture, and changing attitudes to money and economics across the period.
To view the provisional programme or to register your place, please visit: http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/ies-conferences/VictorianPF4