Annual Peter and Ana Lowens Lecture: A Conversation with Judith Flanders in a Handful of Victorian Objects Online
Join renowned historian and cultural critic Judith Flanders for an illustrated conversation about Victorian objects and the fascinating stories they preserve. An expert on the beautiful and functional belongings that shaped Victorian life, Flanders is the author of influential books on the Victorian period. They include The Victorian House: Domestic Life from Childbirth to Deathbed (2003) and The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens’ London (2012). She is also the author of the Sam Clair mystery novels. This free event is open to all.
The Peter and Ana Lowens Lecture supports an annual lecture in UVic Libraries Special Collections relating to the Victorian period. This year’s lecture is held in collaboration with Crafting Communities, a year-long series of roundtables and workshops co-organized by the University of Victoria, the University of Manitoba, and the University of Alberta.
Please register in advance: https://vsawc.org/crafting-communities/
Image credit: Mary Ellen Best, Mrs Duffin's Dining Room at York, circa 1838.