Here is our final programme for event this Saturday, 2nd May! Looking forward to seeing you there.
Gothic Day, Saturday 2nd May 2015, Library of Birmingham
(Floor 4: HLS, Bookbox), 10.00 – 4.30
|HLS (60)||Bookbox (40)|
|10.00-10.25||‘Gothic Cultures’ (welcome and introduction), Serena Trowbridge|
|10.30-10.55||‘Taming the Shrew: Contemporary Art on Gothic’, Grace Williams (Chair: Bex Price)||‘Sanserif: the face of the grotesque and the gothic’, David Osbaldestin (Chair: Lucy Fraser)|
|11.00-11.25||‘The Gothic in Outer Space: Building Castles in the Sky’, Tom Knowles (Chair: Holly Cooper)||‘Contemporary Gothic: Poems by Gregory Leadbetter’ (Chair: Sophie Clarke)|
|12.00-12.25||‘Narratives of Dress – A Beautiful Life, a Beautiful Death’, Louise Chapman (Chair: Madeleine Pearce)||‘Coming Out as Werewolf’, Lisa Metherell (Chair: Grace Williams)|
|12.30-12.55||New Gothic Writing (Charlotte Newman, Abigail Cooper, Joanna Packwood, Bex Price) (Chair: Gregory Leadbetter)||‘Music and Monsters: revisiting the Gothic in television’s Hemlock Grove’, Steve Halfyard (Chair: Derek Littlewood)|
|14.00-14.25||‘The Gothic Turn in Contemporary Poetry’, Derek Littlewood (Chair: Charlotte Newman)||‘Medieval Architecture and the Gothic Revival’, Christian Frost (Chair: Tom Knowles)|
|14.30-14.55||‘Putting the black into blackberry jam: The Gothic Valley WI’, Madeleine Pearce (Chair: Serena Trowbridge)||‘Copy Gothic: Experiments in Contemporary Gothic’, Alessandro Columbano (Chair: Tom Knowles)|
|15.00-15.25||Gothic and Victorian Sensation Fiction, Anne-Marie Beller (Chair: Jessica Smith)||‘The Relevance of Ruskin: Towards a New Gothic Architecture’, Luke Nagle (Chair: Rebecca Lovell)|
|15.30-15.55||‘Gothic for Children: The Case of The Graveyard Book’, Sarah Wood (Chair: Keiran Hennion)||‘David Lynch: Bringing Horror Home’, Lucy Fraser (Chair: Jordan-Elliot Rainsford)|
|16.00-16.30||‘Standing on the Outside: The Outsider in Modern Gothic’, Steve Cotterill (Chair: Lesley Gabriel)||‘What is Gothic?’ discussion session (Students from the School of English) (Chair: Serena Trowbridge)|
|Adjourn to pub. All welcome.|
Please note: no refreshments are provided – bring your own, or visit the Library café.