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Emerging Scholars Lectures – Submission Deadline

March 10, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Submission Deadline: March 10th, 2021    

Emerging Scholars Lecture Event: May 10th, 2021

The Victorian Society New York invites university student historians and recent graduates to submit proposals by March 10 for its annual “Emerging Scholars” event, to be held by Zoom on May 10, 2021. The Victorian Society New York, founded in 1966, supports scholarship about every aspect of 19th-century and early-20th-century culture, including architecture, literature, theater, fine and decorative art, immigration, economics, politics, education, gender roles, reform movements, fashion, and food. Topics for recent event winners have included 19th-century tableaux vivants, cookbook recipes revealing artistic gluttony, and women’s alleged hatpin savagery.

For the live event on May 10th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, VSNY will bring in three current students or recent grads to each give a 20-minute Zoom presentation and then field questions. Send 200-word proposals (preference given to American/New York topics) and CVs by March 10 to

Speakers will receive a free VSNY year membership ($30 value), and their talks will be recorded and made publicly available on VSNY’s website.


March 10, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm