Registration Open: Victorian Popular Fiction Association 4th Annual Conference, 11–13 July 2012

Victorian Popular Fiction Association 4th Annual Conference
11–13 July 2012
Institute of English Studies, University of London, Senate House
Theme: Hard Cash: Money, property, economics and the marketplace in Victorian Popular Culture
For programme and to register: http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/ies-conferences/VictorianPF4

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 Female Shoppers’

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 post graduate 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.

For further information about the Victorian Popular Fiction Association, see: http://fass.kingston.ac.uk/research/victorian/

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