Talks / Articles


Dino Franco Felluga:

“The Eventuality of the Digital.” 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century 21 (2015). DOI:

Talks and Workshops

Jay Clayton:

“The Virtual Aesthete: A Room, a Life, and a Legacy in 3D,” including use of the COVE timeline tool, NAVSA/AVSA supernumerary conference, La Pietra, Florence, Italy, May 2017.  

Dino Franco Felluga:

“BRANCHing Out: Reflections on the Future of Scholarly Publication,” U of Exeter and the U of London Nineteenth-Century Group seminar, “The Digital Victorians,” May 2013.

“Can Elizabeth Barrett Browning Save the Humanities?” Baylor University, November 2017.

“Can Victorian Studies Reclaim the Means of Production?  Saving the (Digital) Humanities,” November 2018 at Dalhousie U; December 2018 at l’Université de Montréal.

“The COVE and SHORE: Responding to the Crisis Facing the Humanities,” U of Cambridge, March 2017.

“The Eventuality of the Digital,” North American Victorian Studies Association Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, July 2015. Plenary panel.

“Rethinking our Relation to the Corpus: Towards a Momentous Edition,” May 2016 at Birkbeck U and the U of Exeter.

“Root and BRANCH: New Possibilities for Scholarship in the Digital Age,” Iowa State U, October 2015.

“Victorian Digital Futures,” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2015. Plenary panel.

Dino Franco Felluga and Herbert F. Tucker:

“A Momentous Edition of Sibling Sonnets,” live annotation session using COVE Studio, NAVSA/AVSA supernumerary conference, La Pietra, Florence, Italy, May 2017.

Joshua King:

“Emplaced Networks: ’The Cry of the Children’ and Local-Virtual Pedagogy and Scholarship,” North American Victorian Studies Association Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, October 2018.

“Rhyme and Reason Symposium,” including a simultaneous annotation session on Elizabeth Barrett Browning's “Cry of the Children” at the U of Victoria (Canada), the U of Strathclyde (UK) and the Armstrong Browning Library of Baylor University (USA), October 2018. 

Lorraine Janzen Kooistra and Tony Harrison:

"Visualizing Christina Rossetti’s Poetry in Print, Pigment, and Pixel,” ‘Who Shall Deliver Me?’ Christina Rossetti and the Illustrated Poetry Book, Birkbeck Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies, United Kingdom, December 2018. 

Rebecca N. Mitchell:

“The Central Online Victorian Educator (COVE),” Building Sustainable Digital Pedagogy, September 2018, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, U of Cambridge, United Kingdom. 

Adrian Wisnicki:

“COVE (The Central Online Victorian Educator): An Introduction for BAVS Members,” British Association for Victorian Studies Conference, U of Exeter, United Kingdom, August 2018.

Kenneth Crowell:

“Metering Access to Pedagogy: Digital Humanities, Prosody, the Semantic Web, Disability, and Universal Access to Extra-semantic Grammatical Data.” Auburn University CLA Diversity Symposium, Auburn U, March 2017

 “Metering Access to Victorian Poetry: Lessons from the COVE on Prosody, the Semantic Web, Disability, and Universal Access to Extra-semantic Grammatical Data.” NAVSA/AVSA Supernumerary Conference, La Pietra, Florence, Italy, May 2017.​

COVE-Supported Exhibitions

Drawn to Books, curated by Rebecca Mitchell, original brick-and-mortar exhibit at Winterbourne House and Gardens, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

“Rhyme and Reform: Victorian Working-Class Poets and Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s 'Cry of the Children,’” curated by Joshua King, Armstrong Browning Library, Waco, TX, United States, including COVE timeline and map.