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Symposium 1

June 12th, 2011 | Posted by administrator in Events

Start: July 1, 2011                                                                 Venue: University of Edinburgh
                                                                                                  Address:  United Kingdom


Challenges to biography from prevailing intellectual currents.

10.00 Introduction
Prof. Ray Monk, chair

10.15-11.00 Session 1
Prof. Max Saunders (King’s, London): Biography and modernism

11.00-11.15 COFFEE

11.15-12.00 Session 2
Prof. June Hannam (West of England): Biography, feminism and history

12.00-12.45 Session 3
Prof. Geoffrey Cantor (Leeds): Psychobiography and science

12.45-2.00 LUNCH

2.00-2.45 Session 4
Prof. Liz Stanley (Edinburgh): Biography and epistolarity

2.45-3.30 Session 5
Prof. Kathryn Hughes (East Anglia): Biography and the Reality Principle

3.30-3.45 TEA

3.45-4.30 Session 6
The symposium speakers: panel discussion

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