1989: Anecdotes, Apocrypha, and Hallowed Cliches, Loyola University, Chicago
1988: Victorian Belief and Unbelief, Indiana University-Bloomington
1987: Victorian Scandals: Decorum and its Enemies, Newberry Library, Chicago
1986: Victorians Abroad, Omni Netherlands Hotel, Cincinnati
1985: Victorians at Home, Newberry Library, Chicago
1984: No stated theme, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
1983: Victorian Health and Victorian Disease, Chicago Public Library Cultural Center
1982: Victorian Humor and Victorian Popular Entertainment with Theater History Conference), Ohio State University, Columbus
1981: No stated theme, Newberry Library, Chicago
1980: Victorian Popular Culture, Indiana University-Bloomington
Dance card from the Victorian ball