This international conference will bring together specialists in Victorian art history, history, gender studies, science, and literature to contemplate the theme of disease in Victorian England and its colonies. Papers will address medical and social histories of disease, literary and artistic representations of disease, and disease as metaphor in Victorian culture.
Keynote speaker: Pamela Gilbert, Albert Brick Professor of English, University of Florida
Please submit a 500 word abstract and short (50-75 word bio) by September 15 to Kristen Guest, Program Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
The conference will take place at the Banff Park Lodge in Banff, Alberta in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.
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