Frances Spalding, respected authority on the life and influence of Virginia Woolf will deliver the keynote lecture on Friday evening and Saturday will feature speakers on the themes of the exhibition which features over 200 works of art in four sections – Landscape and Place, Performing Identity, Still Life and the Home and The Private Self.
Tess Denman-Cleaver, artist / Bryony Gillard, artist / Maggie Humm, Emeritus Professor, University of East London / Dr Hana Leaper, John Moores Painting Prize Senior Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University / Jean Mills, Associate Professor of 20th Century British Literature, John Jay College, New York / Anna Snaith, Professor of Twentieth Century Literature, King’s College London / Claudia Tobin, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, English, Cambridge University / Sarah Victoria Turner, Deputy Director for Research, Paul Mellon Centre and Francesca Wade, Co-Editor, The White Review. More details to be released as speakers confirmed.
Friday 27 April
15.00 - Film screening (title TBC)
17.30 – Entry to exhibition
18.30 – Frances Spalding, keynote speech
20.00 – close
Saturday 28 April
10.00 – Conference starts
Speakers throughout the day
17.00 – Conference ends
Sunday 29 April
Optional boat trip to Godrevy Lighthouse. Details to be shared on the Saturday of the conference.
The Virginia Woolf conference is programmed with and supported by The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.
Please note these are the rescheduled dates from March