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MODERNISM ON SEA
Thursday 5th July 2007
De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, Sussex
A one day conference exploring creative responses to the seaside in
20th century Britain.
Hosted in collaboration with the Universities of Oxford and Sussex and
Literature - Painting - Cinema - Design
Professor Laura Marcus (Sussex)
Dr Frances Spalding (Newcastle)
Dr Alan Powers (Greenwich)
Dr Fred Gray (Sussex)
Dr Paul Rennie (Central St Martin’s, London)
Call for Papers (literature panel only):
Does the seaside have a literature?
We are looking for 20 minute papers on any aspect of modern coastal
writing, from Elizabeth Bowen's flamboyant villas to Walter
Greenwood's holiday resorts; from Iain Sinclair's Hastings to Margaret
Please send 200 word abstracts to alexandra.harris_at_chch.ox.ac.uk by
16th February 2007.
This is a timely forum for the work of beach-combing scholars from
across the humanities, and an excellent opportunity to visit one of
Britain’s finest modernist buildings, so come for a day beside the
Bexhill is less than two hours from London by train.
Fee 25 pounds (includes coffee and a good lunch).
To register call the De La Warr Pavilion box office on 01424 229111,
or for more information please contact:
Lara Feigel: L.F.Feigel_at_sussex.ac.uk
Alex Harris: alexandra.harris_at_christ-church.oxford.ac.uk.
The conference website will soon be available at www.dlwp.com.
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or write Jennifer Higginbotham: higginbj_at_english.upenn.edu
Received on Fri Jan 19 2007 - 20:25:11 EST