Michael Sinatra named Co-Director of NINES

NINES is excited to announce that Michael Sinatra has been named Co-Director of NINES (, sharing the role with Andrew Stauffer of the University of Virginia. Based at the Université de Montreal, Sinatra is the founding editor of the open access e-journal ‘Romanticism on the Net’ (launched in February 1996) and the director of the Montreal-based interuniversity […]

Jane Austen & the Arts CFP

SUNY Plattsburgh is hosting a bicentenary conference on “Jane Austen & the Arts” 23-25 March 2017 on the Plattsburgh State campus.  Peter Sabor will deliver a keynote address on portraiture as misrepresentation.  Special student sessions (reserved for advanced undergraduates and graduates) are scheduled for Thursday, 23 March.  All other papers will be delivered by faculty […]

Juxta and Frankenstein in the Classroom

In case you missed it, NINES’s digital collation tool Juxta got a shout-out from Tawnya Ravy on the Studies in the Novel website. As Tawnya explains, “Scholarly editions of [Frankenstein] often include the 1818 preface and 1831 introduction as paratexts for understanding the authorial background of the text, and Juxta allows students to verify Shelley’s claims about the distribution of alterations […]

Call for Chapters: International Migrations in the Victorian Era

Call for Chapters International Migrations in the Victorian Era, Leiden: Brill, 2017. Edited by Marie Ruiz (Université Paris Diderot, LARCA) Migration in the Victorian era has been identified as a paramount feature of the history of worldwide migrations and diasporas. Contrary to popular belief, the Victorian era was not only marked by an extensive exodus […]

Lecture by Tom Mole at Rare Book School, March 17

Lecture by Tom Mole at Rare Book School, March 17

NINES is co-sponsoring a talk at Rare Book School on March 17 by Tom Mole, Reader in English Literature and Director of the Centre for the History of the Book at the University of Edinburgh. More info here: The talk, titled “Scattered Odes in Shattered Books: Romantic Poems in Victorian Anthologies,” is free and open […]

Carlyle Letters Online now available on NINES

We are excited to announce that the Carlyle Letters Online project (CLO) is now available on NINES. CLO offers users a unique perspective on the 19th century through the words of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle. On the CLO site you can browse over 10,000 of the Carlyles’ collected letters by date, recipient, subject, and volume. NINES and CLO invite you […]