9.00-9.15 Coffee and registration
9.20-11.00 KEYNOTE, PROFESSOR JOSH COHEN, (Goldsmiths):
'A Dark and Truncated Language',
Chair: Professor Lucia Boldrini (Goldsmiths)
PANEL 1: The Space of Literature as Resistance
Chair: Carole Sweeney (Goldsmiths)
Maria Kalantzopoulou, (Paris): ‘Literature as Democracy and Its Limits: Literature as Politics and the Politics of Literature.’
Annabel Haynes (Durham): 'Basil Bunting's Bardy Politics.'
PANEL 2: Fin de siècle to modernism
Chair: Chris Baldick (Goldsmiths)
Mercedes Aguirre, (UCL): 'In Defence of Culture’: The 1937 International Congress of Writers'
Meredith Miller, (Falmouth): '"In a Purely Scientific Journal": Psychoanalysis, Modernism and the Retreat from the Real'. (Paper available on request)
Raluca Goleșteanu (Tadeusz Manteuffel Intitute, Warsaw: 'Central and Eastern European Instances of the Concept of L'art pour l'art' in the Fin-de-Siècle'
3.00 tea/coffee break
PANEL 3: Gender, aesthetics, politics
Chair: Maria Lauret (Sussex)
Vicky Sparrow, (Birkbeck): 'The Angry Brigade: Anna Mendelssohn's poetics of the political'.
Frith Taylor, (independent scholar):'Narrative Style as Subversion: The Politics of Aesthetics in Kate Chopin's The Awakening.'
Marketá Gebhartová (Tokyo and Prague)" "I have to live somewhere else I feel my othernesses": women writers in 1970s and 1980s Czechoslovakia'.
4.30—6.00 KEYNOTE, PROFESSOR PAUL HAMILTON, (Queen Mary)
Chair: Dr Vivienne Orchard (Southampton)
6.00-7.00 WINE RECEPTION
Please note that ths event is now FULL.
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