The Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in America

The Victorian Society New York sponsors a series of lectures at the Bard Graduate Center at 38 West 86th Street in Manhattan (unless noted otherwise on the event listing). No reservations are required for the free lectures. Attendees are invited to meet the speakers at pre-lecture receptions.
Victorian Society New York Free Lecture Series is made possible by a generous donation from Christopher Broadwell and Lewis I. Haber and dues from Chapter members. Join today!

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Emerging Scholars

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This lecture will be held at Sotheby’s Institute, 570 Lexington Avenue (51st Street).

VSNY will present three 15-minute talks by current university students or recent graduates about 19th-century and early-20th-century culture. Potential topics include literature, architecture, theater, fine and decorative art, politics, manufacturing, education, gender roles, reform movements, fashion, and food. Deadline for proposals is March 10 (preference given to American/New York topics). Email 200-word summary and CV to Speakers’ remunerations include lively and delicious restaurant dinner with historians and enthusiasts after the talk and a VSNY one-year membership ($30 value).


May 2
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Sotheby’s Institute
570 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022 United States
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