|Wed 30 April 2014||
Anna Kavan: Historical Context, Influences and Legacy
A one-day symposium in association with Liverpool John Moores University Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History. Evening Event: Anna Kavan's Legacy (details tbc) Anna Kavan’s publication history spans from her early novels under the name Helen Fergus...
|Sat 31 May 2014||
Dickens Day 2014: Dickens and Conviviality
Dickens Day, now in its 28th year, is looking at how conviviality features in Dickens’s life and work. Dickens’s works are famously convivial, depicting sociability in myriad forms: from the famously boozy Pickwick Papers, through the Crachits’ sentime...
|Mon 2 June 2014||
Forbidden Access: Censoring Books and Archives
‘Forbidden Access’ is a multidisciplinary conference exploring how published works and archival materials and the ideas contained in them are affected, obscured or distorted by censorship. The conference seeks to explore the proliferating and divisive causes, ...
|Sun 30 November 2014||
Aestheticism and Decadence in the Age of Modernism: 1895 to 1945
This interdisciplinary conference intends to open discussions about the meaning and significance of Aestheticism and Decadence as these movements evolved between 1895 and the mid-twentieth century. Aestheticism and Decadence were not vanquished with Wilde's imprisonment but, r...