Literary Yorkshires

Saturday 10 January 2015, 10.00AM to 4.30pm

Provisional programme:-

  • 10.00: Matthew Townend, 'Yorkshire Medievalism'
  • 10.30: Helen Smith, 'Letters from Yorkshire'
  • 11.00: Break
  • 11.15: Emma Major, 'Dissent and God's Own Country'
  • 11.45: Harriet Guest, 'A Trip to Scarborough'
  • 12.15: John Bowen, ''The Great North Road'
  • 12.45: Lunch
  • 13.45: 'Lights on Literature', a short film by Helen Hobin
  • 14.00: Nicola Watson (Open University), 'Bronte's Desk'
  • 15.00: Break
  • 15.15: Jonathan Brockbank, 'Mesh and Nesh: Representing Yorkshire'
  • 15.45: Claire Chambers, '"Burminggaon? Nottinggaon? Biradforrd?": British-Pakistani Novelists's Depictions of Bradford'
  • 16.15: General discussion/ summarizing remarks
 
All welcome, admission free.

Location: K/133, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York

Email: jim.watt@york.ac.uk