Inaugural Colloquium Schedule

May 31st, 2018

 Senate House, London

Room 104 (First Floor)

Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

9:15-9:45 – Registration

9:45-10:00 – Opening remarks and awarding of bursaries

10:00-11:00 – Keynote address and Q&A – Professor Tim Armstrong (Title TBC)

11:00-11:15 – Break (Tea and coffee)

11:15-12:30 – Panel 1 (Chair: Dr. Katie McGettigan)

Siân Round (Durham), ‘Faulkner’s British reception’

Alex Mason (Sheffield), ‘Making the Invisible Visible: Whiteness and the Higher Education Space in Absalom, Absalom!

Laura Wilson (Mississippi), ‘“How do you suppose I paid that lawyer?”: Brothels, Courtrooms and the Controlled Illegalities of Sanctuary

12:30-1:15 – Lunch (Not provided: a list of cafes and sandwich shops will be distributed)

1:15-2:30 –  Panel 2 (Chair: Dr. Charlie Lee-Potter)

Dr. Mary Kate Azcuy (Monmouth), ‘Bundren Death Brides: Faulkner’s Addie and Dewey Dell’

Dr. Michael Wainwright (Royal Holloway), ‘On the Reasons, Persons, and Matters of The Unvanquished

Dr. Gavan Lennon (Canterbury Christ Church), ‘Faulkner’s Parable of the Talents: The Reivers’ Racial Counternarrative’

2:30-2:50 – Break (Tea and coffee)

2:50-4:10 – Panel 3 (Chair: Dr. Mary Kate Azcuy)

Tatiana Vepkhvadze (International Black Sea University), ‘Spatio-Temporal Conceptual Models and Narrative Temporality in The Sound and the Fury

Ahmed Honeini (Royal Holloway), ‘“Who Loved Only Death”: Three Reactions to the Suicide of Quentin Compson in The Sound and the Fury

Dr. James Stannard (Essex), ‘The “Narratology” of the Self and Other in Light in August and Absalom, Absalom!

4:10-4:25 – Break

4:25-5:45 – Panel 4 (Chair: Francis Gene-Rowe)

Dr. Charlie Lee-Potter (Royal Holloway), ‘“Unbroken-surfaced confusion”: geometric shapes in As I Lay Dying

Eoin O’Callaghan (University College Cork), ‘A Few Important Boundaries: Faulkner, Genre, and Yoknapatawpha’

Dr. Ed Clough (Manchester), ‘From the Plantation to the Penitentiary: Parchman Farm and the Post-Plantation in The Mansion

5:45-6:00 – Closing remarks/end.

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