Category Archives: Announcements

Colloque international, Boulogne-sur-Mer, 13-14 Octobre 2022

Dear readers, We are delighted to invite you to attend the international conference organised by Pr. Marc Rolland (ULCO) in Boulogne-sur-mer, where Violet Paget was born on October 14, 1856. The annual General Meeting of the International Vernon Lee Society … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee, Aesthetics & Empathy: Conference in Cambridge, 12-13 September 2022

Dear Vernon Lee friends, Don’t miss tomorrow’s important conference on Vernon Lee’s philosophy of art and empathy, organised by Derek Matravers and Sally Blackburn-Daniels! Conference Programme 12th September 09:00     Tea and Coffee 09:30     Welcome 09:40     Jesse Prinz: ‘Is Aesthetic Experience … Continue reading

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A Summer with Vernon Lee : 28-31 August 2022 at Villa Il Palmerino

Dear friends and readers, we are delighted to announce the series of events organised by the Associazione Culturale Il Palmerino. Scheduled on August 28, 29, 30 and 31: IN VERNON LEE’S NAME will present a series of artistic and creative … Continue reading

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Just released! Patricia Rigg’s biography of A. Mary F. Robinson

A. Mary F. Robinson Victorian Poet and Modern Woman of Letters By Patricia RiggBorn in England in 1857, Agnes Mary Frances Robinson contributed to cultural and literar currents from nineteenth-century Victorianism to twentieth-century modernism; she was equally at home in … Continue reading

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Dante Conference in Florence, 1-2 October 2021: Intarsi Danteschi

Dear friends of Vernon Lee and her circle, this year marks the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death (Ravenna, September 1321). We are delighted to forward the invitation to attend the important Conference held in Florence, where the poet of poets … Continue reading

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Annual Vernon Lee Lecture of the IVLS : Madeleine Goodall on “The Humanism of Clementina Anstruther-Thomson”

Dear readers, this year’s annual event will be dedicated to Vernon Lee’s bosom friend and collaborator: the humanist Clementina (“Kit”) Anstruther-Thomson, who passed away a century ago, on July 7th 1921. We are delighted and honoured to announce that this … Continue reading

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Vernon Lee and HoL at ESSE 2021 !

Dans le cadre du 15ème colloque international de l’ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) organisé par l’Université de Lyon et qui se déroulera en ligne du 30 Août au 3 Septembre 2021, la base de données Holographical-Lee (HoL) Vernon … Continue reading

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New published work on Vernon Lee

Dear readers, we are happy to announce the following publication of works on Vernon Lee: Bronte Schiltz, “‘Mysterious Influences’: Androgyny and Transgressive Sexuality in Vernon Lee’s ‘A Wicked Voice’ and ‘Prince Alberic and the Snake Lady’”. Oindrila Ghosh (ed.) Vision, … Continue reading

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BADS & IVLS present: Lates with Lee, March 18 and 25, 2021

In association with BADS (British Association of Decadence Studies), the International Vernon Lee Society would like to invite you two online Thursday evening events exploring the life and works of Vernon Lee. Lates with Lee Thursday 18 March & Thursday … Continue reading

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Online lecture by Dr Claudia Tobin, February 23, 2021

Claudia Tobin: “Travelling Portraits: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, Ottoline Morrell, Vanessa Bell” Colonica del Palmerino, via del Palmerino 6 23 February 2021, 6.30pm (CET) On-line lecture in English: Travelling at the turn of the century without ever feeling foreign. From … Continue reading

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