Updated Programme Information for Other Eliots 2014

The conference programme for Other Eliots 2014 has altered slightly.

Please click the link below for the new schedule:

http://othereliots2014.wordpress.com/programme/

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Updated Information for Other Eliots 2014

Food and Drink/Registration

It has come to our attention that many of the food outlets on the main Edgbaston campus will be closed on 18th April due it being Good Friday. We have therefore decided to provide a modest lunch (sandwiches) for those who have registered to attend the conference. Due to a limited budget we will not be able to provide lunch for those who have not registered. There will also be complimentary tea and coffee making facilities available.

If you wish to bring your own lunch/sandwiches then please feel free to do so. Although we have been advised that they will not be able to cater for a large group, there may also be the opportunity for a few of you to buy hot food and refreshments at the beautiful Winterbourne House and Gardens, which is a 5 minute walk from the Arts Building. See the link below for details about Winterbourne House and Gardens:

http://www.winterbourne.org.uk/

Registration

We would like to remind those wishing to attend the conference that it is free of charge but registration is mandatory and places are limited.

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Other Eliots 2014 Conference Poster

The “Other Eliots 2014″ Conference Poster is now available for download and printing. Just follow the link below:

http://othereliots2014.wordpress.com/other-eliots-2014-poster/

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Registration for Other Eliots 2014 is now open!

Please click on the registration tab and follow the link to register for Other Eliots 2014.

We are pleased to announce that this will be a free event.

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‘Other Eliots’ 2014 Conference Programme Announcement!

We can now confirm the conference programme for ‘Other Eliots’ 2014. Below is a list of invited speakers. Please click on the conference tab for full programme details.

Joanna Rzepa (University of Warwick) – T. S. Eliot and John Middleton Murry: A Case for Reassessment

Dr Birte Wiemann (Independent Researcher) – Prufrock joins The Dance: Eliot Through Larkin

Dr M. Cooper Harriss (University of Pittsburgh) – That Shakespeherian Rag: Ellison, Eliot, and the Cultural Divide

Rosie Young (University of Birmingham) – The Artist and Homoerotic Desire in T. S. Eliot’s ‘The Death of Saint Narcissus’ and Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice

Dr Mariacristina Natalia Bertoli (The Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore) – Blasting the Mirabeau Bridge’: Anti-Lyricism and Thanatoerotophobia in T. S. Eliot’s French Poems

 Jamie Callison (University of Bergen) – Madness and Revelation: T. S. Eliot and Early Psychology

Dr Elizabeth Harris (Manchester Metropolitan University) – Eliot and Ecocriticism

Rick de Villiers (University of Durham) – Eliot and Literary Epiphany

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Call for Papers Deadline – Sunday December 1st, 2013.

The deadline for submission of paper proposals for ‘Other Eliots 2014′ is Sunday December 1st, 2013. Please send 300-400 word proposals along with a brief 100 word academic biography to Jeremy Diaper (jxd668@bham.ac.uk) and Matt Geary (mkg703@bham.ac.uk) by this date.  For further information about the conference please see the ‘call for papers’ section.

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Chairs Confirmed for ‘Other Eliots’ 2014

We are happy to announce that Dr. Gail McDonald (Goldsmiths), Dr. Scott Freer (University of Leicester), and Dr. David Barnes (University of Oxford) will be acting as chairs for the ‘Other Eliots: Contemporary Trends in T. S. Eliot Studies’ conference on Friday April 18, 2014.

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