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Due to concerns relating to the spread of COVID-19, the Victorian Society New York will be hosting all lectures online. Please see the events page for info and links to the live lectures. 

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Victorian Era through Contemporary Artists’ Lenses

A Conversation with Stephen Berkman and Stacy Renee Morrison about Photography, Shimmel Zohar, and Sylvia DeWolf Ostrander Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:00 PM – 7 PM EST on Zoom   About this Event Predicting the Past, Zohar Studios: The Lost Years Predicting the Past takes us on a discursive journey through the nineteenth century into […]

Faces of Civil War Nurses – With Ronald S. Coddington

Women's stories of the Civil War told through letters, diaries, pension files, and newspaper and government reports. Wednesday, November 11, 2020 6:00 PM – 7 PM EST on Zoom   ABOUT THIS EVENT During the American Civil War, women on both sides of the conflict, radiating patriotic fervor equal to their male counterparts, contributed to […]

Slavery and Resistance in New York

Two New Books Shed Light on 19th-Century Complicity and Activism Monday, November 16, 2020 6:00 PM – 7 PM EST on Zoom About this Event Congress banned American participation in the transatlantic slave trade in 1808, but fifty years later the United States was still steeped in the traffic. By this stage, the trade’s home […]