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Victorian Sociability
An International Conference

This conference will pair traditional presentations with a collaborative digital humanities project, sponsored by the Orlando Project and VSAWC, which we warmly invite all delegates to participate in. Mapping Victorian Literary Sociability aims to uncover the spatial networks that allowed writers, artists, editors, and publishers to collaborate and sustain successful careers. No technical knowledge is necessary to participate in this project.

In advance of the conference, we will be asking delegates to collect data on the addresses of one or two Victorian writers, artists, editors, or publishers. In workshops during the conference, we will work together to map this data, which will show us how propinquity and literary sociability shaped the careers of those who worked together, especially women who did not have access to the more public networks of the club and the literary dinner party. Support and guidance for delegates will be provided by the Orlando Project and staff from Libraries and Cultural Resources. At the end of the conference, we will launch the beta version of this project: Mapping Victorian Literary Sociability.

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Karen Bourrier

University of Calgary
Associate Professor of English
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Jason Camlot

Concordia University
Professor and Associate Dean
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Ronjaunee Chatterjee

Concordia University
Assistant Professor of English
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Sharon Cogdill

St. Cloud State University
Professor, English
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Richa Dwor

Douglas College
Instructor
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Alexis Gamangasso

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Mary Grant

Ryerson University
Student Research Fellow at Ryerson University’s Centre for Digital...
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Faye Halpern

University of Calgary
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Shahira Hathout

Trent University
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Christopher Keep

Western University
Associate Professor
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Eddy Kent

U Alberta
Associate Professor
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Diana Maltz

Southern Oregon University
Professor of English
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Annie Murray

University of Calgary
Associate University Librarian
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Ingrid Reiche

University of Calgary
Metadata Librarian
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Ryan Stephenson

English Department, Douglas College
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John Unsworth

University of Virginia Library
Dean of the Library
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Phyllis Weliver

Saint Louis University
Professor of English
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Miranda Wojciechowski

Indiana University
PhD Candidate