We invite you to join us for

Victorian Ecotime: Inventing, Forecasting, Temporalizing



A one-day conference sponsored by the Victorian Committee of the PhD Program in English, the CUNY Graduate Center, Dickens Studies Annual, the Office of the President, the Center for the Humanities, and The Advanced Research Collaborative of the Graduate Center which will be held on


Friday, May 4, 2018


The Victorian Committee of the CUNY Graduate Center was founded in 1978, and the first conference took place in 1982. Topics of recent conferences were:


2000: Northeast Victorian Studies Association Annual Conference: Victorian Breakdowns
2001: The Great Exhibition and Its Legacies
2002: The Victorian Material Object
2003: Colonial Victorianisms
2004: What’s New in Victorian Studies?
2005: Victorian Passions
2006: Victorian Medicine and the Medical Imagination
2007: The Victorian Animal
2008: Aging and Last Works in Victorian Literature and Culture
2009: Blood, Absinthe, and Aphorisms: New Currents in Aestheticism and Decadence
2010: Victorian Theory?
2011: Victorian Boyhoods
2012: Victorianopolis
2013: Inventing Victorian Race
2014: Bad Victorians
2015: The Way We Read Victorians Now
2016: Oceans 19: Currents in Victorian Transoceanic Studies

2017: The Woman Card: Feminism and Victorian Studies, Past, Present, Future



Dickens Studies Annual is published by AMS Press, Inc, in cooperation with Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY.



The CUNY Graduate Center Victorian Committee invites you to its seminars held during the first week of each month October through April (no meeting in January) at the Graduate Center. To be added to the distribution list, please email Anne Humpherys at ahumpherys@gc.cuny.edu.



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