Registration open: Middlemarch 2014, IES London

Annual George Eliot Conference   

Saturday Nov 22, 2014  

 Timetable

 

09.30 – 10.00 Registration

 10.00 – 10.10 Welcome: Barbara Hardy (Birkbeck) &

Louise Lee (Roehampton)

 10.10 – 10.40 John Rignall (Warwick & Co-Editor, George Eliot Review): ‘Middlemarch & The Franco-Prussian War.’

 10.40 – 11.10 Barbara Hardy (Birkbeck):  ‘Elizabeth Gaskell in Middlemarch.’

 11.10 – 11.40 COFFEE

 11.40 – 12.10 Marianne Burton (RHUL): ‘How Much Did Dorothea and Celia Know? : Sexual Ignorance and Knowledge Among Unmarried Girls in Middlemarch.’

 12.10 – 12.40   Isobel Armstrong (Birkbeck): ‘Middlemarch: The “Yoke”, Philosophy, George Eliot’s Reading.’

 12.40 – 12.50   John Burton (George Eliot Fellowship)

 12.50 – 2.00   LUNCH

 2.00  – 2.30 Royce Mahawatte: (Central Saint Martins): ‘“Beautiful Lips Kissing Holy Skulls And Other Emptinesses Ecclesiastically Enshrined”: Gothic Plots in Middlemarch.’

 2.30 – 3.00 Kate Osborne (King’s College London):‘“The End of Mr Brooke’s Pen”: Scenes of Writing in Middlemarch.’

 3.00 – 3.30 Beryl Gray (Co-Editor, George Eliot Review): ‘Riding Horses in Middlemarch.

 3.30 – 4.00 Louise Lee (Roehampton): ‘Middlemarch’s Jokes.’

 4.00 – 4.30 TEA

 4.30 – 5.30 Margaret Harris (Sydney): ‘Twenty Years On: The 1994 BBC TV Middlemarch.’

 5.30 – 6.15 WINE RECEPTION

 To book tickets, please contact:

 Enquiries: Events Officer, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU; tel +44 (0) 207 664 4859 +44 (0) 207 664 4859;

 Email: IESEvents@sas.ac.uk

 Registration

£35 Standard

£25 IES Friends & Members/Students/Unwaged

 

 

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