Victorian Popular Genres Conference

Trial by JuryThursday 14th - Friday 15th July 2016, Senate House

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association conference is recognised as an important event on the annual conference circuit and offers a friendly and invigorating opportunity for established academics and postgraduate students to share their current research. We remain committed to the revival of interest in understudied popular writers, literary genres and other cultural forms, which is pivotal to the reputation this conference has established.


£60 Standard rate

£45 Concessionary rate (students/unwaged/retired)

£25 Conference dinner




Dr Joanne Knowles (Liverpool John Moores University)

Dr Andrew Maunder (University of Hertfordshire)


'Popular Victorian & Edwardian Fiction: From Cheaper, to Cheap, and then to Cheapest', curated by John Spiers

The School of Advanced Study is part of the central University of London. The School takes its responsibility to visitors with special needs very seriously and will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to its facilities in order to accommodate the needs of such visitors. If you have a particular requirement, please feel free to discuss it confidentially with the organiser in advance of the event taking place.

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