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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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Emerging Scholars Lecture

May 18

Update: Due to concern for the spread of COVID-19, the Victorian Society New York will be rescheduling all spring events. We will continue to monitor developments and remain grateful to all who are working to mitigate this health concern. Thank you for your understanding.

VSNY is making plans for its annual “Emerging Scholars” event this fall, which will highlight recent scholarship about aspects of 19th-century and early-20th-century culture, including literature, architecture, theater, fine and decorative art, politics, manufacturing, education, gender roles, reform movements, fashion, and food. Recent topics for emerging scholars have included celluloid collar advertisements, New York brothel furniture, and a mining tycoon’s luxurious dinnerware. Three current university students or recent graduates will give 15-minute presentations. Stay tuned for details of 2020 topics and event scheduling.

The Victorian Society New York will present young historians (proposal deadline March 10) at its annual “Emerging Scholars” event on May 20. We support scholarship about every aspect of 19th-century and early-20th-century culture, including literature, architecture, theater, fine and decorative art, politics, manufacturing, education, gender roles, reform movements, fashion, and food. Recent topics for emerging scholars have included celluloid collar advertisements, New York brothel furniture and a mining tycoon’s luxurious dinnerware. Current university students or recent graduates will give 15-minute presentations. Deadline for 200-word proposals (preference given to American/New York topics) and CVs is March 10; email to info@vicsocny.org.

Wednesday May 20th
6:15 lecture

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Date:
May 18