Sponsored by the Victorian Committee of the PhD program in English, the CUNY Graduate Center, Dickens Studies Annual, the Office of the President, and the Center for the Humanities.
If you are in the New York area this weekend, please come to the CUNY Victorian conference, "Inventing Victorian Race." CUNY has a fantastic lineup of speakers: Neville Hoad, Daniel Hack, Bryan Cheyette, Aviva Briefel, Faith Smith, Tim Watson, Irene Tucker, Patrick Brantlinger. It's 9-6, in the Segal Theater at the Graduate Center (34th and 5th), free and open to the public.
The program is here: http://victorian.commons.gc.cuny.edu/