Professor Nancy Henry, Senior lecturer Robin Barrow and PhD candidate Kat Powell present at the NAVSA Venice Conference, “The Global and the Local,” June 3-7

XJF365383Professor Nancy Henry will present on the panel, “Global Finance and the City of London” along with Janet Rutterford (Open U, UK) and Silvana Colella (Università di Macerata, Italy) at the NAVSA supernumerary conference. Professor Henry’s paper is titled, “Victorian Investing, Global Finance and Realist Fiction.” Also, Senior Lecturer Robin Barrow will present at NAVSA on Tuesday, June 4. Her paper is titled, “Raped on the Railway: Sex, Safety, and Panic in the Victorian Press.”

DickensLondon-1Kat Powell will present her paper titled, “Railroad Ties: Local and Global Links and Gendered Pivots in Dickens’s Bleak House and Riddell’s Austin Friars.” Kat will also attend the Professionalization Workshop prior to the conference (May 27-31) during which Professor Henry will serve as a guest speaker.