Looking Ahead to Special Issues

Victorian Periodicals Review is pleased to announce two forthcoming special issues!

Issue 47.4 (Winter 2014) will feature articles on “Tradition and the New” with guest editors Natalie Houston and Margret Beetham.

Issue 48.2 (Summer 2015) will be entitled “Digital Pedagogies: Building Learning Communities for Studying Victorian Periodicals” with guest editor Clare Horrocks.

Look for more information in the coming months!

RSVP 2014: Places, Spaces, and the Victorian Periodical Press


crystalpalaceThe 2014 Research Society for Victorian Periodicals conference will be held at the University of Delaware’s Wilmington campus on September 12 and 13. The conference theme is “Places, Spaces and the Victorian Periodical Press.” In addition to a wide range of panels, the program will include the Michael Wolff lecture, to be given this year by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra of Ryerson University. Professor Kooistra, who also serves as Co-Director, Centre for Digital Humanities at Ryerson, will speak on the subject “Reading between the Lines of Time and Space: Remediation and the Illustrated Periodical.” The conference will also feature a presentation by the winner of the 2014 Robert and Vineta Colby Scholarly Book Prize.

Conference website now available: http://sites.udel.edu/rsvp2014/