Study Day – Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals

Study Day – Dressed to Kill: Fashion in Victorian Fiction and Periodicals Co-hosted by Victorian Popular Fiction Association and Liverpool John Moores University Saturday 19th March 2016, Aldham Robarts Library, LJMU Featuring The Liddell Hart Collection of Costume (LHCC) Call for Papers deadline for proposals: 5th February 2016 Please see the full call for papers here Registration […]

2015 Programme now available

Full details for this year’s conference are now available: VPFA 2015 – Programme (Word document) VPFA 2015 – Abstracts and Biographies (Word document) Reading pack (PDF) If you haven’t yet registered, please visit the IES website.

The Victorian Popular Fiction Association 2014 Postgraduate Grant Competition

Conference organisers are delighted to announce their receipt of funding from the British Association of Victorian Studies (BAVS) to cover the registration fees of ten postgraduate students. How to apply: Home and International postgraduate students interested in presenting research at VPFA 2014 may apply for funding to cover the £30 registration fee by emailing organisers […]

A Special Announcement: ‘Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association’

Building on VPFA’s fantastic achievements, at this year’s conference, Anna Brecke and Janine Hatter are launching the ‘Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association’. Braddon is now a staple author of sensation fiction, but as recent scholarship is demonstrating, her vast and versatile oeuvre is still under appreciated. The ‘Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association’ aims to consolidate Braddon’s recognition […]