Registration Live for 'War and Peace' - VPFA 10th Annual Conference

deadline for submissions: 
July 3, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Victorian Popular Fiction Association
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The programme is now live for the VPFA's 10th annual conference on 'War and Peace'. The hihglights are below - but there's so much more!

 

Victorian Popular Fiction Association’s 10th Annual Conference

 

‘War and Peace’

 

3-7 July 2018, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London

 

Keynotes:

Prof. Mariaconcetta Costantini, G. d'Annunzio University of Chieti-Pescara

Prof. Carolyn Oulton, Canterbury Christ Church University

Prof. Cathy Waters, University of Kent

 

Round Table on the State of the Field:

Juliet John, Andrew King, Kate Newey, Catherine Pope

 

Reading Group:

‘Invasion Fiction’, hosted by Andrew King, Beth Gaskell and Ailise Bulfin

 

Exhibition:

‘How Novel Was the Novelette? Fiction, Gender and Popular Nineteenth-Century Periodicals’, curated by John Spiers

 

Special Panels:

‘Invasion, Empire and Popular Anxieties 1880-1918’ – Invasion Network

‘Religious Controversy and Reconciliation’ – Naomi Heatherington

‘Class War, Conflict and Reconciliation’ – Tara Macdonald

‘Peace, War and the Supernatural’ – Ruth Helholt, Revenant journal

 

Trips:

Victoria & Albert Museum - personalised tour

'In Darkest London' - personalised walking tour

British Film Institute - screening of Lady Audley's Secret (1920)

Kew Gardens - group entrance and personalised tour

Women's Library - Suffragette Exhibition personalised tour 

 

Registration: £120 full price / £95 consession

Website: http://victorianpopularfiction.org/vpfa-annual-conference/