The CUNY Annual Victorian Conference

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Welcome
Mario DiGangi

Executive Officer
PhD Program in English
CUNY Graduate Center

Moderator
Nicholas Birns

The New School

Victorians Abroad

David Pike

American University, Washington, D.C.
“The World Street and the Victorian City”

William Cohen

University of Maryland, College Park
“Dickens’s French: Or, a Tale of Two Cities”

Discussion and Break

Dickensian Urbanity

Matthew Beaumont

University College London
“The Old Cupiosity Shape: Dickens and the Nocturnal City”

Julian Wolfreys

Loughborough University, Leicestershire UK
“Quiet: Towards a Phenomenology of Urban Perception in Dickens”

Lunch (on your own) 12:00 P.M.-2:00 P.M.

Afternoon Session
2:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M.

Moderator
Annmarie Drury

Queens College, CUNY

Urban Beauty, Urban Sublime

Michelle Allen-Emerson

U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis
Urban Growth: Gardening in the Late Victorian City

Nancy Rose Marshall

University of Wisconsin-Madison
“‘This Horrid Grandeur’: Imagining Fire in the Victorian World”

Discussion and Break

Cities of Delight

Deborah Nord

Princeton University
“Night and Day: Illusion and Carnivalesque at Vauxhall”

Keynote Address:

Judith Walkowitz

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
“The Victorians and Literary Geography”

Reception
6:00 P.M.

English Common Space, Room 4406


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I teach Shakespeare and early modern literature at St. John's in New York City.

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