Panels A, B & C
Panel A: Victorian Popular Culture: Economic Crime and Financial Crises
Paul Rooney: 'Literary Speculation(s) on a Crises in Banking: commodification, the marketplace, and Arthur Griffith's Fast and Loose (1883-4)'
Helen Goodman: 'Speculation, swindling and sanity: Economic and psychological crises in mid-Victorian popular fiction'
Gregory Brennan: '"Transactions" of Government: Negotiating the State's Response to Financial Crime and Crisis in Sensational Fiction'
Panel B: Victorian Popular Culture and the Self-made Man
Caroline Dakers: ‘James Morrison 1789-1857: a model millionaire?’
Jad Adams: ‘“The Wonderful Mission of Earl Lavender”: Money as the Measure of Evolutionary Success'
Emelyne Godfrey: 'Some Knowledge of Edwardian Martial Arts: Edward William Barton-Wright, Sherlock Holmes and the Baritsu Club'
Panel C: Female novelists, women and consumerism
Christine Pullen: ‘“Whiteley’s was Her Happy Hunting Ground”: Commerce and Consumerism in Amy Levy’s Novels’
Natasha Green: ‘Platforms to Pleasure: Women, “Yellow Backs” and the Railway Bookstall’
Susan Walton: ‘“Hard cash is a necessary consideration”: Charlotte Yonge’s exploration of money and class in The Pillars of the House (1873)’