UT graduate student, Andrew Lallier Wins the Trollope Prize!

University of Tennessee graduate student Andrew Lallier won the 2013 Trollope Prize for his paper, “Battles over bits and diamonds: sanction, pragmatic pursuit and civil society in Trollope’s The Eustace Diamonds.” Besides receiving a considerable monetary award, Andrew will also see his work published in The Fortnightly ReviewCongratulations, Andrew!

Frederick Waddy [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Frederick Waddy (1872) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

NAVSA Conference, “Evidence.” Pasadena, CA. Oct. 23-27

Recently, Professor Nancy Henry and graduate students, Andrew Lallier and Kat Powell traveled to balmy Pasadena to attend the North American Victorian Studies Association conference, “Evidence.”

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On the last day of the conference, Kat Powell draws attention to the beauty of the conference venue. (Photo by Eli Johnson)

Professor Henry presented her paper, “Historicizing Women Investors” on the panel “Speculation: Wills, Investments, & Money” along with fellow panelists, Maura O’Connor (University of Cincinnati) and Jill Rappoport (University of Kentucky). She also found time to visit with former and current students, now spread from Colorado to Pennsylvania: Susan Ray (Assistant Professor, Delaware Community College), Sanghee Lee (SUNY, Binghamton), Kat Powell (UT), and Andrew Lallier (UT).

Professor Henry visits with her students. (Left to right): Kat, Nancy, Sanghee, Susan, and Andrew.

Professor Henry visits with her students. (Left to right): Kat, Nancy, Sanghee, Susan, and Andrew.

Andrew attended the “Fictionalism in Victorian and Edwardian Culture” seminar led by Michael Saler (University of California Davis), and Kat attended George Levine’s (Rutgers University) seminar, “Science and Religion.”

Kat, Sanghee, Susan, and Andrew chat before the Plenary.

Kat, Sanghee, Susan, and Andrew chat before the Plenary.