Victorian Worlds: Anthropologies, Ethnicities, Geographies
Friday, April 3
Moderator: Eleni Coundouriotis, U of Connecticut
Patricia O’Hara, Franklin & Marshall C., “Hodge and His Ethnographers: Chronicling the Rural Laborer, 1870-1902”
Donald Ulin, Indiana U., “Tourism and National Identity in Clough’s ‘Long-Vacation Pastoral'”
John P. Farrell, U of Texas at Austin, “Tess of Wessex”
7:30 pm Guest Speaker, Christopher Herbert, Northwestern U, “Frazer and the Sacredness of the Image”
Saturday, April 4
Moderator: Pat Saunders-Evans, Rutgers U.
Colene Bentley, McGill U., “Furthering Citizens’ Dispositions: J.S. Mill and Liberal Nationalism”
Amy Martin, Columbia U., “Thomas Carlyle on “Repeal of the Union”: Theorizing early Victorian Unionism, Irish Nationalism, and Constructions of National Identity”
Tricia Lootens, U of Georgia., “Spanish Gypsies and African-American Intellectuals: Ethnic Nationalism in George Eliot and Frances E. Harper”
Paula M. Krebs, Wheaton C., “Olive Schreiner Invents a South African Race”
Moderator: Suzy Anger, U of Maryland Baltimore County.
Sandra Rouse, Cambridge U., “Ethnology and Ethnography: A.C. Haddon and the Construction of Anthropological
Knowledge in late Victorian Britain”
Eileen Gillooly, Columbia U., “Charles Darwin: The Parent as Anthropologist”
Jennifer Gerstel, U of Toronto, “Darwin on Gender: From Ethology to Anthropology”
3:30-5:00 Urban Studies.
Moderator: Jonathan Loesberg, American U.
John M. Picker, U of Virginia, “‘Instruments of Torture’: Territories, Identities, and Street Music
in Victorian London.”
Franklin Headley, Columbia U., “Civic Culture, Local Identity, and Museums in Nineteenth-Century Brighton”
Thomas Prasch, Washburn U., “Mirror Images: John Thomson’s Photographic Projects in East Asia and East
7:30 pm C. John Burk (Smith College), “Victorian Gardens Lost and Found”
Sunday, April 5
Moderator: Sarah Gates, Babson C.
Piya Pal Lapinski, Bowling Green State U., “Tropical Ovaries: Obstetrics, Ethnography, and Vampiric Bodies in Tilt,
Braddon, Conan Doyle and Stoker”
Simon Cole, Rutgers U., “The Madness of Sir Francis Galton: The Colonial and Eugenic Origins of
Robert Aguirre, Wayne State U., “Carnival and Antiquity: Bullock’s London Museum and the Display of Ancient