The Material Cultures of Periodicals

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
Annual Conference
Yale University, September 10-11, 2010


The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP) will hold its annual conference at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut on September 10-11, 2010. This year the conference addresses the theme, "The Material Cultures of Periodicals," and includes panels that integrate displays of material from private collections and from Yale's libraries.

The program will include a plenary lecture by Brian Maidment, 'From Caricature to Cartoon: The Comic Image and the Periodical Press 1820-1850,' and a presentation by the winner of the 2010 Colby Scholarly Book Prize. Professor Maidment’s lecture, named in honor of Michael Wolff, is generously sponsored by the Yale Center for British Art and scheduled for Saturday, September 11, at 2 p.m. in the Center’s lecture hall.

We welcome you to register and attend. For registration, click the button on the left.  More information about the organization RSVP can be found at www.rs4vp.org.

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