2017-2018
November 30, 2017, 5:15 pm
"The Drama of the Ineffable: Charles Lamb, Edmund Kean, and Keatsian Hieroglyphics"
Work-in-Progress Session with Terry F. Robinson, Assistant Professor of English, University of Toronto

November 2, 2017
"World Without Us: The Problem of the Non-Human in Fin-De-Siecle Fantasy"
Paper Presentation by John Plotz, Professor of English, Brandeis University

October 26, 2017
"Epistemology, Belief, and the Status of Fiction in James Anthony Froude’s The Nemesis of Faith (1849)"
Paper Presentation by Amy Coté, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto
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"'Drafts upon Heaven': Occidental Avatars and Oriental Debts in Robert Southey’s The Curse of Kehama (1810)"
Paper Presentation by Chris Kelleher, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto

2016-2017
March 16, 2017
"Samuel Butler and the Revenge of the Unborn"
Work-in-Progress Session with Aaron Matz, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of English, Scripps College

February 13, 2017
"Thinking in General: Novels, Numbers, and Other Collectives"
Work-in-Progress Session with Caroline Levine, Professor, Department of English, Cornell University

January 25, 2017
"Societies of Blood"
Work-in-Progress Session with Matthew Rowlinson, Professor, Department of English and Writing Studies, Western University

November 17, 2016
"(In)dependence: Simón Bolívar at the Crossroads"
Work-in-Progress Session with Jessie Reeder, Assistant Professor, Department of English, SUNY Binghamton

October 20, 2016
"Edgar Huntly and the Times of Settlement"
Work-in-Progress Session with Melissa Gniadek, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto

2015-2016
April 5, 2016
"Wordsworth's Scattered Minds"
Work-in-Progress Session with John Savarese, Assistant Professor, Department of English, U of Waterloo

March 3, 2016
"Coleridge's Slow Time"
Work-in-Progress Session with Jonathan Sachs, Associate Professor, Department of English, Concordia University

January 19, 2016
"'We want no third-fourth, I mean': Intimacy and Friendship in Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley"
Paper Presentation by Katherine Magyarody, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto
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"Speculations, Mortmain, and the Subjects of Middlemarch"
Paper presentation by Noa Reich, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto

November 17, 2015
"The Last Ruins of Palmyra"
Paper Presentation by Jill Heydt-Stevenson, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Colorado at Boulder

October 27, 2015
"Consilient 'Attentions': Jane Austen’s Scientific Method"
Work-in-Progress Session with Jonathan Farina, Associate Professor, Department of English, Seton Hall University

2014-2015
April 13, 2015
"Great Games; Play and the World of the Spy Story”
Paper Presentation by Penny Fielding, Grierson Professor, Department of English, University of Edinburgh

March 11, 2015
"Frankenstein, Midwifery, and the Epistemology of Imagination"
Paper Presentation by Richard Sha, Professor, Department of Literature, American University

February 9, 2015
"Austen’s Anecdotal Inheritance"
Paper Presentation by April London, Professor, Department of English, University of Ottawa

November 11, 2014
"The Will to Touch: David Copperfield’s Hand"
Work-in-Progress Session with Pamela Gilbert, Albert Brick Professor, Department of English, University of Florida

October 28, 2014
"Love and Forgiveness in Prometheus Unbound"
Work-in-Progress Session with Colin Jager, Associate Professor, Department of English, Rutgers University

October 14, 2014
"Re-Classifying the Victorian Child: The Fairy Books, Anthropology, and the Acculturation of the Child Reader."
Paper Presentation by Andrea Day, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto
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"Printed Talk: Victorian Ballad Translation and Circulation"
Paper Presentation by Letitia Henville, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto

September 25, 2014
"Natural History as Translation"
Work-in-Progress Session with Alan Bewell, Professor and Chair, Department of English, University of Toronto

2013-2014
March 26, 2014
"'Made no less for music and song than for the madness of kissing': Oscar Wilde, Student Journalism, and Oxford Politics, 1892-95."
Paper Presentation by Joseph Bristow, Professor, Department of English, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

March 20, 2014
"Anglo-Jewish Romantic Poetry"
Work-in-Progress Session with Karen Weisman, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto

March 5, 2014
"Commemorating Writers: Centenary Fever and Nation-Building in Nineteenth-Century Europe"
Joint Work-in-Progress Session with Ann Rigney, Chair of Comparative Literature, University of Utrecht, and Joep Leerssen, Academy Professor and Chair, Modern European Literature, University of Amsterdam

February 27, 2014
"Groping Knowledge: 'Everything' in Henry James"
Work-in-Progress Session with Danny Wright, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto

January 31, 2014
"'A narrow girdle of rough stones and crags': Remaking Lyrical Ballads (1800)"
Work-in-Progress Session with Michael Gamer, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania

November 5, 2013
"Improvisation, Speculation, Risky Business: Fiction and Performance, 1824-1826"
Work-in-Progress Session with Angela Esterhammer, Principal of Victoria College and Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto

October 9, 2013
"Byron and the Novel"
Work-in-Progress Session with Dino Felluga, Associate Professor, Department of English, Purdue University

September 24, 2013
"'Faithful for Ever?': Coventry Patmore, Marriage, and the Victorian Verse-Novel"
Work-in-Progress Session with Stefanie Markovits, Professor, Department of English, Yale University

2012-2013
March 8, 2013
"Towards a Romantic Textology: Redaction, Translation, Plagiary, and Syncretism in the Nineteenth Century"
Work-in-Progress Session with Michael Macovski, Associate Professor, Communication, Culture, and Technology Program, Georgetown University

February 7, 2013
"Illustration, Renovation, and Obsolescence: Photographic Illustrations of Wordsworth"
Work-in-Progress Session with with Tom Mole, Associate Professor, Department of English, McGill University

January 17, 2013
"Uncertain Futures: Victorian Life Insurance and Charles Babbage's Calculating Engines"
Work-in-Progress Session with with Tina Choi, Assistant Professor, Department of English, York University

December 6, 2012
"Romanticism against Youth"
Paper Presentation by Andrea Charise, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto
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"Soothing Thoughts’: Romantic Palliative Care and the Poetics of Relief"
Paper Presentation by Brittany Pladek, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of English, University of Toronto

November 6, 2012
"Comparing Reception Histories"
Work-in-Progress Session with Heather Jackson, Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto

October 17, 2012
"Romantic Things: A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud"
Author-led discussion with Mary Jacobus, Professor Emerita, University of Cambridge, of three chapters from Romantic Things: A Tree, a Rock, a Cloud (Chicago UP, 2012)

October 3, 2012
"Sacred Aesthetics in Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites"
Work-in-Progress Session with Jo Carruthers and Andrew Tate, Professors, Department of English and Creative Writing, Lancaster University

2011-2012
January 26, 2012
"Staging Realism in the Early Nineteenth-Century Novel"
Work-in-Progress Session with Terry F. Robinson, Assistant Professor CLTA, Department of English, University of Toronto

September 19, 2011
"The Victorian Bourgeoisie"
Work-in-Progress Session with Franco Moretti, Professor, Department of English, Stanford University

2010-2011
February 14, 2011
"Henry Derozio and Hindu Liberalism: Doubt and Disinheritance in 'A Dramatic Sketch' (1830)"
Work-in-Progress Session with Dan White, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto

November 2010
“Vitalizing the Victorians: Meat, Power, Horror"
Work-in-Progress Session with Christopher Otter, Associate Professor, Department of History, Ohio State University

2009-2010
November 11, 2009
"Queer Universalism and the French Oscar Wilde"
Work-in-Progress Session with William A. Cohen, Professor, Department of English, University of Maryland

October 26, 2009
"Hardy's Exclusionary Realism"
Work-in-Progress Session with Audrey Jaffe, Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto

2008-2009
March 3, 2009
"Recountings: The Financing of Memory and History in Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge and A Tale of Two Cities"
Work-in-Progress Session with Sara Malton, Associate Professor, Department of English, St. Mary's University

February 23, 2009
"Representing Paris: History and Actuality at the London Panoramas"
Work-in-Progress Session with Sophie Thomas, Associate Professor, Department of English, Ryerson University

December 2008
"Blindness Envy: Victorians in the Parlors of the Dizzy Blind"
Work-in-Progress Session with Mary Ann O'Farrell, Associate Professor, Department of English, Texas A&M University

October 16, 2008
"The Canon in Front of Them: 'The Charge of the Light Brigade' in Nineteenth-Century African American Culture"
Work-in-Progress Session with Daniel Hack, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Michigan

2007-2008
2008
"Charles Kingsley's Recollected Empire"
Work-in-Progress Session with Cannon Schmitt, Professor, Department of English, University of Toronto

Other Presenters Have Included:
Rachel Ablow (University at Buffalo, SUNY)
Jason Camlot (Concordia University)