WHAT WAS ON & WHEN
A host of events were planned developed throughout the Anniversary year, with details and new events added frequently – view our archive, below.
Literary Celebrity workshops – the final in a series of four two-day events
The final in a series of four public symposia and workshops on the phenomena of fame and world authorship, run by the University's Department of European Languages and Culture and the Centre for Transcultural Writing and Research. Colleagues from Languages, Linguistics, English & Creative Writing and History will team up with leading international researchers and local creative practitioners to look at how famous authors have featured in the mainstream media and captured public imagination over the past two centuries, as well as consider the first practical steps towards getting published in multiple media ourselves.
The series of four events are held on the following dates:
Thursday 18 and Friday 19 September 2014 - Embodying literary celebrity in multiple media
Thursday 27 and Friday 28 November 2014 - Contemporary critical performances of the authorial role
Thursday 12 and Friday 13 March 2015 - Discource on literary celebrity across genres
Thursday 9 and Friday 10 July 2015 - World authors and translators in the circulation of global capitalMore information Add to my calendar