2020/21 Virtual NAVSA Events

Day-Date Time Event Speakers Sign-up at Contact
Sat, July 25 1-3p ET COVE Pedagogy workshop  Register at this Google link by July 23 Dino Felluga

Wed, Aug 5 1-3p ET Roundtable: Online Teaching Strategies for Victorianists (and Others): Moving from Crisis to Intentionality Anna Gibson, Lisa Hager, Amy Huseby, Anna Maria Jones, Jennifer Phegley, Julie Wise Register at this Google link by Aug 2 Anna Maria Jones

Wed, Aug 12 11am PT (1p CT; 2p ET) Roundtable on Anti-racism and/in British 19th c Studies Tanya Agathocleous, Ryan Fong, Jane Hu, Nasser Mufti, Oishani Sengupta, Alisha Walters Register at this google link by Aug 9 Priti Joshi

Sat, Aug 15 1-3p ET COVE Hands-On Pedagogy Workshop Register at this Google link by Aug. 13 Dino Felluga

Fri, Sep 4 3p ET Race and Transimperialism Reading Group Readings: Sukanya Banerjee. “Transimperial” Register here by August 14 Lindsey E. R. O'Neil
Sat, Sep 5 2-4p ET “Teaching to Transgress” in the Online Classroom: Inclusivity, Accessibility, and Collectivity in Remote Learning Lana Dalley, Jessica R. Valdez, and others Register here by September 1 Gender & Sexuality Caucus:

Doreen Thierauf; Shannon Draucker; Kimberly Cox

Sat, Sep 12 1p ET Forming Online Communities: The Ongoing Role of Compassion and Flexibility in Course Design Chris Adamson,
Jenny Pyke
Register at this link by Sep 9 Chris Adamson

Jenny Pyke

Thurs, Oct 1 6-8p ET Professionalization Workshop: The Academic Job Market & Tips for Online Interviews For information, contact Catherine Welter at or Colleen McDonell at
Sat, Oct 3 11am ET Race and Transimperialism Reading Group Readings: selections from Lisa Lowe and Nasser Mufti For information, contact Lindsey O'Neil at
Fri, Oct 16 1pm ET Online Archival Research Methods (Data Caucus) Moderator: Megan Ward Speakers: Karen Bourrier, Alison Hedley, Anne Helmreich, Meredith Martin, Adrian Wisnicki Register here by Oct. 14 2020 For information, contact Alison Hedley at
Fri, Oct 23 Victorian Epidemics: Medicine, Literature, and History Reading Group  Register here by Sept 18 For information, contact Ross Forman at or Matthew Reznicek at
Sat, Oct 24 9:30am-11:00 PT Religion and Spiritualities Caucus Reading Group Discussion of recent essays by Ilana Blumberg and William McKelvy, with the authors Register here by 20 October For information, contact Mark Knight at, Josh King at, Denae Dyck at or Amy Cote at


Day-Date-Time Event Agenda/Speakers Sign-up at Contact
Fri, Nov, 3pm, EST Race and Transimperialism Reading Group Selections from Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, A Critique of Postcolonial Reason; Jodi A. Byrd, The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism; and Christina Sharpe, In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. Please contact --> Lindsey E. R. O'Neil
Sat, Nov 7, 10a-12p, EST Job Market Group: International Jobs Panel Josephine Hoegaerts, Mark Knight, Charlotte Mathieson, Marija Reiff, Tabitha Sparks Please contact --> Trish Bredar
Fri, Nov  13 NAVSA General Meeting and Book Prize Kate Flint
Sat, Nov. 14, 1-3pm EST Poetry Caucus: New Directions for Victorian Poetry Featuring breakout discussion groups on research, teaching, and professionalization Register here by November 11 VictorianPoetryCaucus@gmail.comOR Veronica
Fri, Nov 20 Victorian Pandemics: Medical Humanities Reading Group Discussion of Cornelia Sorabji, James Dalziel & Rudyard Kipling Register here  Ross Forman;
Matthew Reznicek
Sat, Nov 21 9.30-11am PST Religion and Spiritualties Caucus Networking Session Register here by Nov 14 Mark Knight

Josh King

Denae Dyck

Amy Cote