Kinesthetic modernism

Wednesday 2 March 2016, 6 pm
Senate House, London, room 261

Embodied Elitism, Energy Regulation, and the American Audience for Modernism
Robin Veder (Penn State Harrisburg)

For an abstract, bio and further details, please see The Programme



Writers and Painters
‘They couldn’t see the forest for looking at the trees’: Emily Carr’s colonial modernism
Prof. Angela Smith (Stirling University)

D.H. Lawrence and visionary awareness: “not so much because of his achievement as because of his struggle”
Elliott Morsia (Royal Holloway, University of London)

‘Twenty-six things at once’: Pragmatic perspectives on Frank O’Hara and Norman Bluhm’s Poem-Paintings
Dr. Catherine Gander (Queen’s University, Belfast)

‘Silence, sound and city films and fictions of the 1920s and 1930s’
Professor Laura Marcus (University of Oxford)

‘Poems and Pictures’ Clive Bush and Allen Fisher join us to discuss their collaborative works and explore the process behind their creations.

‘Art Writing’ (in collaboration with Art Writing Writing Art) Kevin Brazil (University of Oxford), Dr. Henry Mead (Teeside University, UK and Bergen University, Norway), and Sam Rose (University of Cambridge)

‘Twin Practices: Writing and Painting’ Speakers: Geoff Dyer, Frieda Hughes, Maggie Humm, Roma Tearne and Jane Thomas

‘Realism, alter-realism and the problem of legibility’ Professor John Roberts (University of Wolverhampton).

‘Fiction and painting: the case of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles’ Professor JB Bullen (Royal Holloway, University of London). Includes audio recording.

Life-writing and the Visual with Dr. Lee-Von Kim (University of Oxford) and Dr. Susie Christensen. Includes audio recording

Text and the Moving Image with Dr. Catherine Grant (University of Sussex) and Harriet Wragg (University of Oxford). Includes audio recording

Modernism and Dance with Dr. Susan Jones (University of Oxford) and Kathryn Anderson (University of East Anglia)

‘Samuel Beckett’s Quatre Poèmes between Music, Image and Text.’ Dr. Derval Tubridy (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Modernism and Fashion with Dr. Vike Martina Plock (University of Exeter) and Sophie Oliver (Royal Holloway, University of London)

‘Object, Sign & (Punctuating) Space: An Emergence of the Indexical Symbol through Roni Horn’s Pair Object III: For Two Rooms.’ Dr. Kristen Kreider (Royal Holloway, University of London)