The Research Society for Victorian Periodicals will host its annual conference on the theme of "Victorian Periodicals and Politics" at George Washington University, Washington DC, September 15-18, 2005. Leslie Howsam, University of Windsor, will deliver the Michael Wolff Lecture on "Narratives and Editors: History and Historians in Victorian Periodical Research." Sally Mitchell, Temple University, will deliver the Plenary Lecture on "Freedom to Write: Negotiating Editorial Politics." Panel topics include art journals and criticism; fin-de-siecle journals; poetry, periodicals, and the imperial; religion and religious periodicals; women and their magazines; periodical authorship and audience; periodicals and political reform; national identities, imperial identities; feminist politics; dance, dining, music. Additional information, including printable flier and draft program, can be found at the web address provided below.
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