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Symposium programme

Date: October 29, 2016

Venue: St Anne’s College, Oxford

Details on how to find St Anne's can be found here: the symposium is in the Tsuzuki lecture theatre in the Ruth Deach Building.

Registration: go.warwick.ac.uk/jenningspoet

 

 

9.30

Coffee and registration

10.00

Welcome by Professor Sally Shuttleworth: ‘Jennings at St. Anne’s’

10.15

Professor Michael Schmidt: ‘A literary partnership’, followed by questions

11.15

Coffee/tea break

11.45

Professor Emma Mason ‘Editing Jennings’, followed by questions

13.00

Lunch

14.00

Dr Dana Greene: ‘“An Inward War”: Writing a Life of Elizabeth Jennings’, followed by questions and recollections

15.30

Coffee/tea break

16.00

Roundtable: ‘Jennings: Spirituality and Poetry’: Professor Michael Schmidt, Professor Jean Ward, Dr Hester Jones; chaired by Professor Emma Mason

17.00

Dr Jane Dowson: ‘In Search of Jennings’

- Using the Jennings Archive

- The Elizabeth Jennings Website

- What next: an Elizabeth Jennings Society?

17.00

Drinks reception: sponsored by the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick

18.00

Poetry reading: readers include Anne Harvey, Michael Schmidt, Jean Ward, Mark Albrow and Jane Dowson

19.00

Symposium close

 

The conference is generously supported by the British Academy and Leverhulme; St Anne’s College, Oxford, of which Jennings is an alumni; and the University of Warwick.