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Rachel Ablow (U at Buffalo, SUNY), “‘One Flesh,’ One Person, and the 1870 Married Women’s Property Act”
Tanya Agathocleous (Hunter C) on the reorganization of the Westminster Review, April 1854
Robert David Aguirre (Wayne SU), “Mexico, Independence, and Trans-Atlantic Exchange, 1822-24″
Sarah Alexander (U Vermont): topic still to be determined
Michelle Allen-Emerson (US Naval Academy), “On Magazine Day”
Michela Vanon Alliata (U Ca’ Foscari): topic still to be determined
Stephen Arata (U Virginia), “On E. W. Lane’s Edition of The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments, 1838″
Nancy Armstrong (Duke U), “On Charles Darwin’s The Descent of Man, 24 February 1871″
Zarena Aslami (Michigan SU), “The Second Anglo-Afghan War, or The Return of the Uninvited”
Brenda Assael (Swansea U), “On Dinners and Diners and Restaurant Culture in Late Nineteenth-Century London”
Linda Austin (Oklahoma SU) on P.H. Emerson’s pamphlet of 1890, “The Death of Naturalistic Photography”

Eva Badowska (Fordham) on the formation of the South Kensington Museum (later the V&A), 1857
Simon Bainbridge (Lancaster U) on the history and literature of mountaineering in the Romantic period
Samuel Baker (U of Texas, Austin) on William Bentinck and the British occupation of Sicily, 1811-14
Sukanya Banerjee (U Wisconsin, Milwaukee) on the first Indian novel in English (Bankimchandra Chatterjee’s Rajmohan’s Wife, published in 1862) and on the election of the first Indian to the British Parliament (Dadabhai Naoroji, who was elected from Central Finsury, London, in 1893)
Tim Barringer (Yale) on 1848 and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Julie M. Barst (Siena Heights U), “The Molesworth Report and the Dissolution of Convict Transportation to Australia, August 1838″
MacKenzie Bartlett (Mount Saint Vincent U) on the “Sleeping Frenchman,” 1887
Troy J. Bassett (Indiana U-Purdue U, Fort Wayne) on the Heath Book Club, c1850
Sara Beam (U Tulsa) on the 1847 Juvenile Offenders Act and the 1909 Children Act
George Behlmer (U Washington): topic still to be determined
Carolyn Vellenga Berman (New School), “On the Reform Act of 1832″
Susan D. Bernstein (U Wisconsin) on the British Museum Reading Room, 1857
Alan Bewell (U Toronto) on railroads
Dan Bivona (Arizona SU), “On W. K. Clifford and ‘The Ethics of Belief,’ 11 April 1876″
Florence S. Boos (U Iowa), “The Education Act of 1870: Before and After”
Florence S. Boos (U Iowa), “The Socialist League, founded 30 December 1884″
Alison Booth (U Virginia) on Networked Biographical Events: The Trollopes in Italy
Laurel Brake (Birkbeck, U of London) on mid-century journalism and the attack on art, 1866-1871
Aviva Briefel (Bowdoin), “On the 1886 Colonial and Indian Exhibition”
Jo Briggs (Walters Art Museum), “1848 and 1851: A Reconsideration of the Historical Narrative”
Jo Briggs (Walters Art Museum), “The Second Boer War, 1899-1902: Anti-Imperialism and European Visual Culture”
Susan Brown (U Guelph): topic still to be determined
Miriam Burstein (College at Brockport, SUNY) on the “Papal Aggression” of 1850
Antoinette Burton (UIUC), “On the First Anglo-Afghan War, 1839-42: Spectacle of Disaster”
Fred Burwick (UCLA), “18 June 1815: The Battle of Waterloo and the Literary Response”

Jason Camlot (Concordia U) on the introduction of sound recording technology in Britain
Peter Capuano (U of Nebraska, Lincoln), “On Sir Charles Bell’s The Hand, 1833″
Janice Carlisle (Yale), “On the Second Reform Act, 1867″
Mary Wilson Carpenter (Queen’s U), “A Cultural History of Ophthalmology in Nineteenth-Century Britain”
Siobhan Carroll (U Delaware), “On Erasmus Darwin’s The Botanic Garden, 1791-1792″
Ayşe Çelikkol (Bilkent U), “On the Repeal of the Corn Laws, 1846″
James Chandler (U Chicago), “On Peterloo, 16 August 1819″
Elizabeth Chang (U Missouri) on the 1860 Anglo-French destruction of the Summer Palace/Yuanming yuan during the Opium Wars
Alison Chapman (U Victoria), “On Il Risorgimento
Julia McCord Chavez (St. Martin’s U) on the Preston Strike, Dickens’ Hard Times, and Gaskell’s North and South
Joseph Childers (UC Riverside): topic still to be determined
Meaghan Clarke (U Sussex), “1894: The Year of the New Woman Art Critic”
Jay Clayton (Vanderbilt) on 1885 neo-Larmarckism
Anne Clendinning (Nipissing U), “On The British Empire Exhibition, 1924-25″
Julie Codell (Arizona SU), “On the Delhi Coronation Durbars, 1877, 1903, 1911″
Julie Codell (Arizona SU), “On the Grosvener Gallery, 1877-90″
Sarah Rose Cole (Harvard) on 1848 and narratives of British exceptionalism
Mary Jean Corbett (Miami U), “On Crawford v. Crawford and Dilke, 1886″
Eleanor Courtemanche (UIUC), “On the Publication of Fabian Essays in Socialism, December 1889″
Jeffrey Cox (U Iowa) on religion and the 1851 Census of Church Attendance
Matthew Creasy (U of Glasgow) on Symons & Verlaine in 1893
Lilla Maria Crisafulli (U Bologna): topic still to be determined
Thomas C. Crochunis (Shippensburg U) on William Murray and Harriet Siddons’ role in preparing for and hosting the visit of King George IV in 1822
Mark Crosby (Kansas SU), “The Bank Restriction Act (1797) and Banknote Forgery”
Ellen Crowell (Saint Louis U), “Oscar Wilde’s Tomb: Silence and the Aesthetics of Queer Memorial”
Ann Curthoys (U Sydney), “Settler Self-Government versus Aboriginal Rights, 1883 – 2001: The Shocking History of Section 70 of the Western Australian Constitution”

Deidre d’Albertis (Bard C), “On Transnational Feminist Networks” with a specific focus on the World Anti-Slavery Convention of 1840 in London
Lana Dalley (California SU, Fullerton) “On Martineau’s Illustrations of Political Economy, 1832-34″
Nicholas Daly (University College, Dublin) on Ruritanian fiction
Gowan Dawson (U Leicester), “On Richard Owen’s Discovery, in 1839, of the Extinct New Zealand Moa from Just a Single Bone”
Brad Deane (U Minnesota, Morris) on the Hallucination Census, 1889-94
Richard Dellamora (Trent U) on Victorian/Modern(ist) periodization
Dennis Denisoff (Ryerson U), “The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, 1888-1901″
Alexander J. Dick (U British Columbia), “On the Financial Crisis, 1825-26″
Stephen Donovan (Uppsala Universitet, Sweden), “Colonial Speculations: Rhodesia and the British Public, 1890-1896″
Annmarie Drury (Queens College, CUNY), “‘To a Gipsy Child by the Sea-Shore’ (1849) and Matthew Arnold’s Poetic Questions”
Lance Duerfahrd (Purdue): topic still to be determined
Ian Duncan (UC Berkeley), “On Charles Darwin and the Voyage of the Beagle
Nadja Durbach (U Utah), “On the Emergence of the Freak Show in Britain, 1847″

Fraser Easton (U Waterloo) on Passing Women in The Times
Michael Eberle-Sinatra (l’Université de Montréal) on Leigh Hunt and Romantic radicalism
Jill Ehnenn (Appalachian SU) on ekphrastic writing
Laura Eidam (Saginaw Valley SU) on the urban picturesque
Andrew Elfenbein (U Minnesota), “On the Trials of Oscar Wilde: Myths and Realities”
Kristi N. Embry (Pfeiffer U), “The Entente cordiale between England and France, 8 April 1904″
Angela Esterhammer (U Toronto), “1824: Improvisation, Speculation, and Identity-Construction”

Joel Faflak (U Western Ontario) on the invention of psychiatry, John Haslam’s Illustrations of Madness, 1810, and the madness of King George III
Jonathan Farina (Seton Hall U), “On David Masson’s British Novelists and their Styles (1859) and the Establishment of Novels as an Object of Academic Study”
Martin Fashbaugh (Black Hills SU) on jealousy
Mary Favret (Johns Hopkins U), “The Napoleonic Wars”
Valérie Fehlbaum (U Geneva) on Geneva as event in Mary Ann Evans’ life, 1849-1850
Dino Franco Felluga (Purdue) and Emily Allen (Purdue) on the death of Byron, April 19, 1824
Christopher Ferguson (Auburn U), “The Birth of Tom and Jerry and the Death of Billy Waters, September 1820 to March 1823”
Jean Fernandez (U Maryland, Baltimore County) on the Royal Geographical Society
Ina Ferris (U Ottawa), “The Debut of The Edinburgh Review, 1802″
Judith Fisher (Trinity U), “Tea and Food Adulteration, 1834-75″
Shanyn Fiske (Rutgers U, Camden) on “Modeling Masculinity: Engendering the Yellow Peril in Fu-Manchu and Thomas Burke’s Limehouse Nights”
Pamela Fletcher (Bowdoin), “On the Rise of the Commercial Art Gallery in London”
Kate Flint (USC), “June 14th 1851: Fox Talbot and the stopping of time,” and “1887: Blitzlichtpulver and Flash Photography”
Ross G. Forman (U of Warwick) on the Boxer Rebellion, 1898-1901
Nicholas Frankel (Virginia Commonwealth U), “On the Whistler-Ruskin Trial, 1878″
Margaretta S. Frederick (Delaware Art Museum), “On Frederic Shields’ Chapel of the Ascension, 1887-1910″
Kathleen Frederickson (U California, Davis) on British response to the famines in India in the 1870s
Geraldine Friedman (Purdue), “Romantic Independence and Slavery: The Case of Brazil in the Journal of Maria Graham”
Paul Fyfe (Florida SU), “On the Opening of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, 1830″

Jill Galvan (Ohio SU), “Tennyson’s Ghosts: The Psychical Research Case of the Cross-Correspondences, 1901-c.1936″
Elizabeth Gargano (U North Carolina, Charlotte) on James Mill’s Analysis of the Phenomena of the Human Mind (1829)
Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi (Stanford), “14 July 1833: John Keble’s Assize Sermon, National Apostasy”
Laura George (Eastern Michigan U) on cotton and muslin
Deb Gettelman (College of the Holy Cross) on George Eliot and fan reception
Mary Ellis Gibson (U North Carolina Greensboro) on the abolition of suttee in Bengal in 1829
Eric Gidal (U Iowa) on Mme de Stael’s De l’Allemagne in London, 1813
Pamela Gilbert (U Florida), “On Cholera in Nineteenth-Century England”
Joshua Gooch (SUNY, Plattsburgh), “On ‘Black Friday,’ 11 May 1866″
Lauren Goodlad (UIUC) on naturalism
Sean Grass (Iowa State U), “On the Death of the Duke of Wellington, 14 September 1852″
Melissa Valiska Gregory (U Toledo) on Ellen Wood’s East Lynne
Rae Greiner (Indiana U), “1909: The Introduction of the Word ‘Empathy’ into English”
Jonathan Grossman (UCLA) on the history of (standard) time

Daniel Hack (U Michigan) on the reprinting of “The Charge of the Light Brigade” in Frederick Douglass’ Paper, January 12, 1855
Elaine Hadley (U Chicago), “On Opinion Politics and the Ballot Act of 1872″
Kelly Hager (Simmons), “Chipping Away at Coverture: The Matrimonial Causes Act of 1857″
Susan Hamilton (U Alberta), “On the Cruelty to Animals Act, 15 August 1876″
Stephen Hancock (Brigham Young U, Hawaii), “On the Overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy, 1893″
Katherine D. Harris (San Jose State U), “The Legacy of Rudolph Ackermann and Nineteenth-Century British Literary Annuals”
Imogen Hart (Yale), “On the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society”
Lucy Hartley (U Michigan) on the publication of Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America” (1835 & 1840)
Narin Hassan (Georgia Institute of Technology): topic still to be determined
Anne Helmreich (Case Western Reserve U), “On the Opening of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham, 1854
Elizabeth Helsinger (U Chicago), “Lyric Poetry and the Event of Poems, 1870″
Anna Henchman (Boston U) on Darwin’s final book, The Formation of Vegetable Mould through the Action of Worms, 1881
Andrea K. Henderson (UC Irvine), “William Henry Fox Talbot: The Photograph as Memorial for Romanticism”
Nathan Hensley (Georgetown U) on “Soot Moth: Biston betularia and the End of Nature”
Jill Heydt-Stevenson (U Colorado) on the picturesque
Andrea Hibbard (Lewis & Clark) on the Clitheroe abduction case
Peter Hoffenberg (U Hawaii, Manoa): topic still to be determined
Heidi Holder (Mount Holyoke C) on the Newgate Controversy in the theater
Natalie Houston (U Houston) on the publishing of poetry in periodicals, 1860-80
Philip Howell (Cambridge) on dogs
Linda K. Hughes (Texas Christian U), “On the New Monthly Magazines, 1859-60″
Kelly Hurley (U Colorado, Boulder) on Man-Eating Trees and Other Anthropophagous Flora

Audrey Jaffe (U Toronto), “On the Great Exhibition”
Timothy Johns (Murray SU), “The 1820 Settlement Scheme to South Africa”
Anna Maria Jones (U Central Florida), “On the Publication of Dark Blue, 1871-73″
Priti Joshi (U Puget Sound), “1857; or, Can the Indian ‘Mutiny’ Be Fixed?”

Heidi Kaufman (U Oregon), “1800-1900: Inside and Outside the Nineteenth-Century East End”
Robert Kaufman (UC Berkeley), “Romantic Departures: Modern Poetry, Poetics, Aesthetics—and Frankfurt School Critical Theory”
Richard Kaye (Hunter College/ CUNY Graduate Center) on Anthony Trollope’s 1859 visit to Cuba
Suzanne Keen (Washington and Lee U), “‘Altruism’ Makes a Space for Empathy, 1852″
Christopher Keep (Western U), “The Introduction of the Sholes & Glidden Type-Writer, 1874″
Dane Kennedy (George Washington U), “The Search for the Nile”
Meagan Kennedy (Florida SU) on the microscope
Amy M. King (St. John’s U), “Publication of Gilbert White’s The Natural History of Selborne, 1789″
Andrew King (U of Greenwich, UK) on Rider Haggard’s She and its sequels, as well as its parody He
Tatiana Kontou (Oxford Brookes University) on the 1861 Offences against the Person Act
Lorraine Janzen Kooistra (Ryerson U), “The Moxon Tennyson as Textual Event: 1857, Wood Engraving, and Visual Culture”
Anna Kornbluh (U of Illinois, Chicago), “Thomas Hardy’s ‘End of Prose’”
Ivan Kreilkamp (Indiana U), “The Ass Got a Verdict: Martin’s Act and the Founding of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 1822″
Deanna Kreisel (U British Columbia), “The Discovery of Hyperspace in Victorian Literature”
Lara Kriegel (Indiana U), “On the Death—and Life—of Florence Nightingale, August 1910″

Isaac Land (Indiana SU), “On the Foundings of Sierra Leone, 1787-1808″
Christopher Lane (Northwestern), “On the Victorian Afterlife of the 1781 Sunday Observance Act”
Celeste Langan (UC Berkeley) on the Peltier libel case of 1803 (Feb 21)
Laurie Langbauer (U North Carolina) on juvenile writers
Charles LaPorte (U Washington) on the New Revised translation of the Bible, 1881 and 1885
David Latané (Virginia Commonwealth U) on the Anglo-French war scare of 1840
Joseph Lavery (UC Berkeley) on Christina Rossetti’s poem “In the Round Tower at Jhansi, June 8, 1857″
Graham Law (Waseda U, Japan), “22 May 1891: Ouida’s Attack on Fiction Syndication”
Jules Law (Northwestern) on the stereoscope
Kate Lawson (U Waterloo), “Personal Privacy, Letter Mail, and the Post Office Espionage Scandal, 1844″
Barbara Leckie (Carleton U), “‘The Bitter Cry of Outcast London’ (1883): Print Exposé and Print Reprise”
Barbara Leckie (Carleton U), “Prince Albert’s Exhibition Model Dwellings”
Ellen Malenas Ledoux (U Rutgers, Camden),“Florizel and Perdita Affair, 1779-80″
Mary Elizabeth Leighton (U Victoria) on the rise of English at Oxford, 1885-94
Ayla Lepine (Courtauld Institute of Art), “On the Founding of Watts & Co., 1874″
Carolyn Lesjak (Simon Fraser U), “1750 to the Present: Acts of Enclosure and Their Afterlife”
Caroline Levine (U Wisconsin): topic still to be determined
Alexandra Lewis (U Aberdeen): topic still to be determined
Bernard Lightman (York U), “On John Tyndall’s ‘Belfast Address,’ 1874″
Margaret Linley (Simon Fraser U), “The English Lake District and the Coming of the Railway”
Peter Melville Logan (Temple U), “On Culture: Edward B. Tylor’s Primitive Culture, 1871″
Peter Melville Logan (Temple U), “On Culture: Matthew Arnold’s Culture and Anarchy, 1869″
Joanne Lukitsh (Massachusetts College of Art and Design) on the problem of photographic permanence, 1850s and 1860s
Kathleen Lundeen (Western Washington U), “On Herschel’s Forty-Foot Telescope, 1789″
Deidre Lynch (U Toronto) on 1812, book collecting, bibliomania, and the Roxburghe book sale
Krista Lysack (King’s UC at Western U), “The Royal Charter Storm, 25-26 October 1859″

Kristin Mahoney (Western Washington U) on British Ceylon
Laura Mandell (Texas A&M) on the advent of modern print, 1820-1830
Teresa Mangum (U Iowa) on the anti-vivisection movement
Peter J. Manning (Stony Brook U) on Edward Irving
Sharon Marcus (Columbia U) on Sarah Bernhardt’s 1879 visit to London
Stefanie Markovits (Yale), “On the Crimean War and the Charge of the Light Brigade”
Joss Marsh (Indiana U) and David Francis (Library of Congress, emeritus) on the phantasmagoria; the early 19th C projected image; and the high Victorian heyday of the magic lantern
Nancy Rose Marshall (U Wisconsin), “On William Powell Frith’s Railway Station, April 1862″
Meredith Martin (Princeton) on the phonotypic alphabet, 1880-86
Emma Mason (U Warwick): topic still to be determined
Sara Maurer (Notre Dame U) on Great Britain and Ireland, including the 1801 Act of Union, the 1829 Catholic Relief Act, the 1848 famine, the 1867 Fenian resistance, and the 1886 First Home Rule Bill
Annemarie McAllister (U of Central Lancashire), “On the Temperance Movement”
Ghislaine McDayter (Bucknell), “On Godwin’s Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, 1798″
Jerome McGann (U Virginia): topic still to be determined
Thomas McLean (U Otago, New Zealand) on “Donation and Collaboration: Joanna Baillie’s A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Manuscript, and From Living Authors, April 1823”
Martin Meisel (Columbia U), “On the Age of the Universe”
Anne Mellor (UCLA), “On Wollstonecraft’s Vindication of the Rights of Women, 1792″
Richard Menke (U Georgia), “The End of the Three-Volume Novel System, 27 June 1894″
Elsie B. Michie (Louisiana SU), “On the Sacramental Test Act, the Catholic Relief Act, the Slavery Abolition Act, and the Factory Act”
Helena Michie (Rice U) on historical synchrony
Robert Miles (U of Victoria) on political legitimacy in the Romantic period and the concept of the people’s sovereign will, 1790-92
Elizabeth Miller (UC Davis) on the Paris Commune
J. Hillis Miller (UC Irvine): topic still to be determined
Renata Kobetts Miller (CUNY), “The Cultural Work of Drama Criticism in the Early 1890s”
Rebecca N. Mitchell (U of Birmingham), “Francis Galton’s Hereditary Genius, 1869 & 1892″
Rebecca N. Mitchell (U of Birmingham), “15 August 1862: The Rise and Fall of the Cage Crinoline”
Tom Mole (McGill), “Romantic Memorials in the Victorian City: The Inauguration of the ‘Blue Plaque’ Scheme, 1868″
Monique R. Morgan (McGill), “The Eruption of Krakatoa (also known as Krakatau) in 1883″
Deborah Denenholz Morse (William and Mary), “The Way He Thought Then: Modernity and the Retreat of the Public Liberal in Anthony Trollope’s The Way We Live Now, 1873”
Manuela Mourao (Old Dominion U) on the British periodical press and the Peninsular War, 1807-1814
Jonathan Mulrooney (C of the Holy Cross), “Edmund Kean, Event”
Adrienne Munich (Stony Brook U) on Queen Victoria, the African Queen

James Najarian (Boston College) on Alexander Burne’s “Travels into Bokhara,” 1835
Claudia Nelson (Texas A&M), “Mass Media Meets Children’s Literature, 1899: E. Nesbit’s The Story of the Treasure Seekers
Deborah Nord (Princeton), “On Augustus Egg’s Triptych, May 1858″

Robert O’Kell (U Manitoba), “On Young England”
Morna O’Neill (Wake Forest U), “On Walter Crane and the Aims of Decorative Art”
Mario Ortiz-Robles (U Wisconsin) on 19th-century Acts addressing cruelty to animals
Carolyn Oulton (Canterbury Christ Church U), “‘Coquetting amid incredible landscapes’: The New Woman, the River and the Railway, 1862-1922”

Linda Peterson (Yale), “On the Appointment of the ‘Poet Laureate to Her Majesty,’ 1892-1896”
Joe Phelan (De Montfort U) on F. J. Furnivall’s foundation of the Chaucer Society in 1868 and publication of Furnivall’s ‘Six-Text’ Chaucer
Diane Piccitto (Mount Saint Vincent U), “On 1793 and the Aftermath of the French Revolution”
John Picker (MIT), “Threads across the Ocean: The Transatlantic Telegraph Cable, July 1858, August 1866″
Heidi Pierce (Pennsylvania State University) on the publication of “On A Pincushion” by Mary De Morgan, 1877
Arkady Plotnitsky (Purdue): topic still to be determined
John Plotz (Brandeis) on the Kelmscott Press
John Plunkett (U Exeter) on panoramas/dioramas
Dahlia Porter (Vanderbilt): topic still to be determined
Manushag Powell (Purdue U) on Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, 1824

Andrea Rager (Case Western Reserve U) on environmental activism and the Merton Abbey workshops of Morris & Co., 1881
Tilottama Rajan (U Western Ontario) on Hegel’s encyclopedia of the philosophical sciences, 1817
Luz Ramirez (California SU, San Bernardino) on the influence of Prescott on English representations of the Spanish Conquest
Erika Rappaport (UCSB), “Object Lessons and Colonial Histories: Inventing the Jubilee of Indian Tea”
Jill Rappoport (U Kentucky), “Wives and Sons: Coverture, Primogeniture, and Married Women’s Property”
Bryan Rasmussen (California Lutheran U), “Invertebrate Psychology, or The Souls of Spineless Things”
Alan Rauch (U North Carolina) on Sir David Brewster’s Encyclopedia
Marc Redfield (Brown): topic still to be determined
Ruth Richardson (Cambridge) on the Anatomy Act, 1832
Patricia Rigg (Acadia U), “Gender and Politics in London School Board Elections: Augusta Webster, Helen Taylor, and a Decade of Electoral Battles”
Terry F. Robinson (U Toronto), “National Theatre in Transition: The London Patent Theatre Fires of 1808-1809 and the Old Price Riots”
Emily Rohrbach (Northwestern) on the invention of free indirect discourse
Ellen Rosenman (U Kentucky), “On Enclosure Acts and the Commons”
Jesse Rosenthal (Johns Hopkins U) on the Newgate novel controversy
Christopher Rovee (Louisiana State University), “The New Game of Human Life, 1790”
Matthew Rowlinson (U Western Ontario), “On the First Medical Blood Transfusion Between Human Subjects, 1818″
Matthew Rubery (Queen Mary, U of London), “On Henry Morton Stanley’s search for Dr. Livingstone, 1871-72″
Jason Rudy (U Maryland), “On Literary Melbourne: Poetry in the Colony, ca. 1854″
Margaret Russett (U Southern California) on Princess Caraboo
Vanessa Ryan (Brown): topic still to be determined

Jonathan Sachs (Concordia U), “1786/1801: William Playfair, Statistical Graphics, and the Meaning of an Event”
Dianne Sadoff (Rutgers), “The Silver Fork Novel, 1824-41”
Paul Saint-Amour (U Pennsylvania), “Pegwell Bay, Kent—A Recollection of October 5, 1858”
Jennifer Scappettone (U Chicago) on the production and publication of Ruskin’s Stones of Venice (1851-53)
Cannon Schmitt (U Toronto), “On the Publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of the Species, 1859″
Mark Schoenfield (Vanderbilt U), “The Trial of James Stuart (1822): ‘Abuse of the Press, and Duelling’”
Lesa Scholl (Emmanuel College, U of Queensland), “Irish Migration to London During the c.1845-52 Famine: Henry Mayhew’s Representation in London Labour and the London Poor
Janice Schroeder (Carleton U), “On the English Woman’s Journal, 1858-62″
Emma Sdegno (Ca’ Foscari U, Italy) on the first ascension of the Matterhorn in 1865 by Edward Whymper and his party
Carol Senf (Georgia Institute of Technology), “‘The Fiddler of the Reels’: Hardy’s Reflection on the Past”
Lynn Shakinovsky (Wilfred Laurier U), “The 1857 Financial Crisis and the Suspension of the 1844 Bank Act”
Linda M. Shires (Stern C of Yeshiva U), “On Color Theory, 1835: George Field’s Chromatography
Linda M. Shires (Stern C of Yeshiva U), “Color Theory—Charles Lock Eastlake’s 1840 Translation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Zur Farbenlehre (Theory of Colours)”
Erik Simpson (Grinnell C), “On Corinne, Or Italy
Peter Sinnema (U Alberta), “10 April 1818: John Cleves Symmes’s ‘No. 1 Circular’”
E. Warwick Slinn (Massey U, New Zealand), “On Robert Browning’s Men and Women, 1855″
Jonathan Smith (U Michigan, Dearborn), “The Huxley-Wilberforce ‘Debate’ on Evolution, 30 June 1860″
Jane Stabler (U St. Andrews), “Religious Liberty in the ‘Liberal’, 1822-23”
Andrew Stauffer (U Virginia) on the event of reading
Philip Steer (Massey U), “On Systematic Colonization: Edward Gibbon Wakefield’s A Letter from Sydney (1829)”
Nathaniel Stein (Philadelphia Museum of Art) on photography in India
Rebecca Stern (U of South Carolina) on the burning and rebuilding of the Houses of Parliament, 1834-70
Margaret Stetz (U Delaware) on the first number of the Yellow Book, 1894
Emily Shearer Stewart (Del Mar College) on the Anatomy Act, 1832
Garrett Stewart (U Iowa), “Curtain Up on Victorian Popular Cinema; Or, The Critical Theater of the Animatograph”
Anne Stiles (Saint Louis U), “The Rest Cure, 1873-1925″
Marjorie Stone (Dalhousie), “Joseph Mazzini, English Writers, and the Post Office Espionage Scandal: Politics, Privacy, and Twenty-First Century Parallels″
Marjorie Stone (Dalhousie), “The ‘Advent’ of Aurora Leigh: Critical Myths and Periodical Debates”
Marjorie Stone (Dalhousie) and Denae Dyck (U Victoria) on Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Poems before Congress (1860)
Lisa Surridge (U Victoria), “On the Offenses Against the Person Act, 1828″

T. J. Tallie (Washington and Lee U), “On Zulu King Cetshwayo kaMpande’s Visit to London, August 1882″
Rachel Teukolsky (Vanderbilt), “Walter Pater’s Renaissance (1873) and the British Aesthetic Movement”
David Wayne Thomas (Notre Dame U) on the Ilbert Bill and British India in the 1880s
Marlene Tromp (Arizona SU), “A Priori: Harriet Buswell and Unsolved Murder Before Jack the Ripper, 24-25 December 1872″
Herbert F. Tucker (U Virginia), “In the Event of a Second Reform”
Irene Tucker (UC Irvine) on the William Palmer murder trial, 1856
Jennifer Tucker (Wesleyan) on the Tichborne Claimant in Victorian visual culture, 1868-1875
Mark Turner (King’s College, London): topic still to be determined

Chris Vanden Bossche (Notre Dame U), “On Chartism”
Anna Vaninskaya (U Edinburgh) on the prehistory of spy fiction
Joseph Viscomi (U North Carolina at Chapel Hill), “Blake’s Invention of Illuminated Printing, 1788″
Lynn Voskuil (U Houston) on the invention of the Wardian case, 1830s
Vlasta Vranjes (Fordham): topic still to be determined

Judith Walkowitz (New York U) on the Lyons teashop empire
Anne Wallace (U North Carolina, Greensboro), “On the Deceased Wife’s Sister Controversy, 1835-1907″
Vanessa Warne (U Manitoba) on the first embossed print book for blind readers in Britain, 1828
Stephanie Kuduk Weiner (Wesleyan), “On the Publication of John Clare’s The Rural Muse, 1835″
Karen Weisman (U Toronto), “Anglo-Jewish Culture and the Condition of England: The Poetry of Marion and Celia Moss”
Phyllis Weliver (Saint Louis U), “On Tonic Sol-fa, January 1842″
Sharon Aronofsky Weltman (Louisiana SU), “1847: Sweeney Todd and Abolition”
Sharon Aronofsky Weltman (Louisiana SU) on the December 1864 lecture “Of Queens’ Gardens” by John Ruskin
Laura Mooneyham White (U Nebraska, Lincoln), “On Pusey’s Oxford Sermon on the Eucharist, 24 May 1843″
Roger Todd Whitson (Washington State U) on Charles Babbage, Ada Lovelace, and the Difference Engine; due Dec 2016
Carolyn Williams (Rutgers) on the first melodrama
Wendy Williams (Texas Christian U): topic still to be determined
Cheryl Wilson (Stevenson U), “The Arrival of the Waltz in England, 1812″
Sarah Winter (U Connecticut), “On the Morant Bay Rebellion in Jamaica and the Governor Eyre-George William Gordon Controversy, 1865-70″
Gillen D’Arcy Wood (UIUC), “1816, The Year without a Summer”
Amy Woodson-Boulton (Loyola Marymount), “The City Art Museum Movement and the Social Role of Art”

Arlene Young (U Manitoba), “The Rise of the Victorian Working Lady: The New-Style Nurse and the Typewriter, 1840-1900″
Karen Yuen (RCMI/CUNY) on the Byron Memorial Fund, 1875-1880

Sue Zemka (U Colorado), “1822, 1845, 1869, 1893, and 1917: Artificial Hands”
Virginia Zimmerman (Bucknell), “On Accidental Archaeology”
Susan Zotnick (Vassar), “On the Publication of Isabella Beeton’s Book of Household Management, 1861″
Christa Zorn (U Indiana Southeast) on the Union of Democratic Control, 1914-1924