"Truth, Investigation, & Mystery" — 2021 Conference Webpage

 2021 Conference — “Victorian Truth, Investigation, & Mystery”  |  May 21-22

The 2021 Midwest Victorian Studies Association conference will be held virtually and feature synchronous panels and seminars; the awarding of the association’s Arnstein and Burgan Prizes; and our annual Stedman Lecture, to be delivered by Jennifer Tucker, Associate Professor of History at Wesleyan University, on the topic “The Great Tichborne Trial in the Victorian Visual Imagination.” 

MVSA will also honor Patrick Leary with the association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, including a special roundtable, “Exploring Print and the Victorians: Views from 2021,” to be chaired by Linda K. Hughes, Addie Levy Professor of Literature at Texas Christian University. 


“In the Firelight” by Thomas Gray, Belgravia Magazine, 1868.

The conference will free to anyone who wishes to attend as an audience member. Participants will be required to register for the event in advance. 

Click the following links to register or download the program

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