The University of Toronto
Nineteenth-Century Group

Calendar of Events
Informal Lecture Series
BEAUTY: 2nd Annual Cross-Disciplinary Conf
Legacies: 1st Annual Cross-Disciplinary Conference
Visiting Toronto?
Things to do in Toronto
Past Events
Related Web Sites

George Hayter, Queen Victoria (1863)
National Portrait Gallery

Calendar of Events

Second Annual Cross-Disciplinary Conference

September 19-20, 1997

BEAUTY: A cross-disciplinary student conference hosted by the Nineteenth-Century Group and sponsored by the Department of English at the University of Toronto.

The theme of this year's conference will explore the various conceptions and embodiments of BEAUTY in the nineteenth century. Scholars, experts, and amateurs from a variety of disciplines are invited to participate. The keynote address will be given by W. David Shaw.

The Conference Web Site is maintained by Marc Plamondon at

[Archive copy of the Call for Papers.]

Informal Lecture Series *

Wednesday December 11, 1996

Reading Out Loud Henry James' Turn of the Screw
at Sarah Winters home
7:30 p.m. start


Thursday November 28, 1996

"Death at Home and Abroad: Trollope on Euthanasia, Cremation and Colonial Extinction"
Helen Blythe (Stanford U)
7:30 p.m. in UC 240


Thursday October 10, 1996

"Colonial Dietary Anxieties"
Professor Alan Bewell
7:00 p.m. in UC 240


Thursday May 16, 1996

"Leslie Stephen and the Eighteenth Century"
Professor John D. Baird
Moira Phillips' House


Thursday March 7, 1996

"Unstable Bodies: Victorian Anxieties about Sexual Difference"
Professor Jill Matus
8:00 p.m. in UC 240


Wednesday February 28, 1996

"Ready to Depart: Career Closures and Their Consequences"
Professor Michael Millgate
7:30 p.m. in UC 240


Everyone is welcome.

First Annual Cross-Disciplinary Conference

September 27-29, 1996

LEGACIES: A cross-disciplinary student conference hosted by the Nineteenth-Century Group and co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto.

The theme of this year's conference is the cultural manifestations of inheritance in the period 1780-1901.

The Conference Web Site will be maintained by Paul Beidler at

[Archive copy of the Call for Papers.]

Visiting Toronto?

Information about Toronto
A Map of the University

Things to Do in and around Toronto

Music and Dance
National Ballet of Canada--Current Season.
Toronto Symphony--Current Season.
Art Gallery of Ontario

Past Events -- not to have missed

Toronto International Film Festival, September 4-13, 1997.
Shaw Festival til October 31, 1997.

Related Web Sites

eTexts for Romanticism and British Colonialism (A. Bewell)

 Jane Austen Information Page
 Blackwell Bookshops
 British Library Oriental and India Office Collections
 A Celebration of Women Writers
 The Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia
The English Web at U Penn
 Graduate English Association (U of Toronto)
Library Catalogs: UK
 The Nineteen Century American Women Writers Web
The Northeast Victorian Studies Association
Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd Edition
Science, Religion and Early Culture, 1780-1859 (biblio)
Shameless Scriblers
Victoria Research Web (Indiana U)
The Victorian Web (Brown U)
Victorian Women Painters and Illustrators
Victorian Women Writers Project (Indiana U)
Walt Whitman Home Page

Matsuoka's Library, A Personal and Comprehensive Home Page

Maintained by Ann-Barbara Graff ( Last Updated March 12, 1997.