Victoriographies Research Group Seminar Series

The Victoriographies Research Group at the University of Surrey is launching a new online seminar series for 2020-21.

The seminars will take place via Zoom at 17:00-18:30 (5-6.30pm) GMT. Places are free and can be booked via Eventbrite. We will release the links before each talk.


19 November – Talia Schaffer (CUNY), “The Fortunate Fall: Ill Writing and Sanditon” Book:

10 December – Lillian Nayder (Bates College), “Dickens, Flesh and Blood”

14 January – Dee Wu (University of Warwick), “The Oriental Dandy and New Modes of Chinese Masculinity: Oscar Wilde’s Consumerist Simulacrum in Chinese Men’s Fashion”

18 February – Nicola Kirkby (Royal Holloway), “Communications Infrastructure and Mid-Victorian Fiction”

18 March – Helena Ilfill (University of Aberdeen), “The Weird Stories of Charlotte Riddell”

22 April – Ariane de Waal (Martin Luther University), “Victorian Literature, Dermatology, and Thinking in Cases”

If you have any questions about the series, please contact

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