Grave Matters 

Death and Dying in Victorian Britain    

Research

Selection of conference papers papers:  

 “Poisonous Corpses and Lurking Threats: Changes in the Representation of the Murdered Body in Ada, the Betrayed and The String of Pearls”. Given at the “Life and Death in the 19th-century Press” conference held from July 10-11, 2015 at the University of Ghent. Click >here< to read my abstract or visit the >conference website< to see the program. 

 “Observing, But Not Seeing: Objectifying the Murdered Body in Nineteenth Century Detective Fiction given during the symposium “Detecting Objects: The material item in detective fiction” on June 9, 2014 at the University of Portsmouth. Click >here< to read my abstract or visit the >conference website< to see the program. 

“Masked Corpses and Haunting Shadows: Changes in the Representation of the Murdered Body and the Reaction of Characters Towards it in Penny Bloods” given during the Anxious Forms: Bodies in Crisis in Victorian Literature and Culture conference on August 22, 2014 at the University of Glasgow. Click >here< to read my abstract or visit the >conference website< to see the program. 

Denying Impending Widowhood: The Denial of the Death of the Husband out of Self-love” given during the Love and Politics conference organized by the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis held on January 10-11, 2013 at the University of Amsterdam. 

Hiding Death in Plain Sight: The Denial of Death in Victorian Fiction and Painting” at the LUCAS conference: Death, the Cultural Meaning of the End of Life which was held at the University of Leiden from January 24-25, 2013. For my abstract and the conference program please see >the conference website<