Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment; June 7th 2013
Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment An AHRC collaborative skills project hosted by Birkbeck, University of London June 7th 2013 School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London ‘In this now universal contamination of the environment, chemicals are the sinister and little-recognised partners of radiation ...
CFP essay collection: Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic edited by Robert McKay & John Miller (University of Sheffield, UK)
Werewolves, Wolves and the Gothic Edited by Robert McKay & John Miller (University of Sheffield, UK) The window blind blew back with the wind that rushed in, and in the aperture of the broken panes there was the head of a great, gaunt gray wolf (Bram Stoker, Dracula). Wolves lope across the gothic imagination. Signs of a pure animality opposed to the human, they become, in the figure of the werewolf, liminal creatures ...
‘Shifting Territories: modern and contemporary poetics of place’, Institute of English Studies in London, 22 and 23 May, 2013
'Shifting Territories: modern and contemporary poetics of place', will be held at the Institute of English Studies in London, 22 and 23 May, 2013 (organised by Oxford Brookes and Reading University). The draft programme is available online here http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/ies-conferences/Shifting-Territories-2013. Keynote speakers and poets include: David Morley (Enchantment, The Invisible Kings) Eóin Flannery (Oxford Brookes University, Reader in Irish Literature and Director of Oxford Brookes Poetry Centre) Jo Shapcott (Of Mutability, Tender Taxes, My Life Asleep) *Alice Oswald (A Sleepwalk ...