CFP for VI2018: Consuming (the) Victorians

Details about the 2018 Victorians Institute conference have been announced! Please consider joining us this November 9-10, 2018 in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina, for a conference on:

Asheville, NC
November 9-10, 2018

The 47th annual meeting of the Victorians Institute will explore the patterns, behaviors, and economies of consumption–both literal and figurative–that we’ve inherited from the Victorians, as well as the myriad ways in which millennial audiences consume the Victorians as part of our everyday lives. We invite participants to join us in considering the legacies of nineteenth century consumption, from the popular media we stream to the holiday traditions we hold dear to the consumer habits we can’t break.

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CFP: 2017 VIJ Annex and Patrick Scott Prize

The editors of the Victorians Institute Journal invite “Victorian Recovery” conference participants to submit their papers for possible inclusion in the peer-reviewed Victorians Institute Journal Annex, an interactive, online extension (with separate content) of the print journal.

To be considered, please submit the complete paper (including works cited and images) without your name, along with a separate cover sheet that does include your name, institutional affiliation, and paper title to Questions may also be directed to that address.

If you wish to be considered for the Patrick Scott Award for Best Graduate Student Paper ($500), please indicate on the cover sheet your graduate student status. Selected members of the VIJ Editorial Board will serve as the selection committee and the winner will be recognized at the 2018 Victorians Institute Conference.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, November 20, 2017.

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