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Narrative Lives

March 31st, 2012 | Posted by CLLynch in Discussion

The final seminar in the Narrative Lives series on “Working Class Autobiography” will take place on Friday 10th June 2011, 11.45-16.00 in AA003 Antonin Artaud Building at Brunel University London.

Directions to Brunel can be found at http://www.brunel.ac.uk/about/campus/directions

The event will include readings of new short fiction by students from the Brunel MA in Creative and Professional Writing, a demonstration of the digitised Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiography on the Archive of Working Class Writing Website and the following papers:

• ‘Writing from the interior: inmate experiences of lunatic asylums and lodging houses in late 19th- and early 20th-century working-class autobiographies
Rebecca Preston and Lesley Hoskins, (ESRC At Home in the Institution project Department of History Royal Holloway, University of London)
• First Aid for Archives: A Case Study of the Burnett Archive of Working Class Autobiography
Claire Lynch (Lecturer in English, Brunel University)
• Working Class Life Writing: Cross-European Perspectives on Archives and Research
Timothy Ashplant (Emeritus Professor, LJMU)

Lunch and refreshments are provided. Please RSVP to claire.lynch@brunel.ac.uk

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