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‘Re-Visioning the Brontës’ Conference 29th January 2013

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I will be delivering a paper based on ‘Charlotte’s Dress’ at the conference next week. Looking forward to hearing the other speakers’ papers and being part of this fascinating Brontë project.

 

Re-visioning the Brontës Conference Programme

9:30-10:00 – Registration, coffee (Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds)

9:50-10:00 – ‘Air on Brontë Moor’ (Wilson & Warner)

10:00-10:10 – Welcome and Introduction, Nick Cass, Conference Organiser, School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

10:10-10:25 – ‘Keynote’ Welcome, Jane Sellars, Curator of Art, Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate

10:25-10:50 – ‘Southern Flight: Brontëan Migrations in Kate Chopin’s At Fault’, Dr Carl Plasa, Cardiff University

10:50-11:15 – ‘Righting the Life of the Mind: The Significance of Psychological Discourse in the Brontës’ Interwar Afterlives’, Amber Pouliot, University of Leeds

11:15-11:35 – ‘The Brontës, Materiality, and Resonance: Three Ways of Looking’, Aislinn Hunter, University of Edinburgh

11:35-11.50 – Introduction to the Brontë manuscripts in Special Collections (University of Leeds), Sarah Prescott, Literary Archivist

11:50-12:10 – Discussion

12:10-12:15 – ‘Air on Brontë Moor’ (Wilson & Warner)

12:15-13:15 – Lunch break

13:15-13:20 – ‘Air on Brontë Moor’ (Wilson & Warner)

13:20-13:45 – ‘”…like a new picture introduced to the gallery of memory”: Re-Visioning Jane Eyre through Paula Rego’, Dr Sarah Wootton, Durham University

13:45-14:10 – ‘Charlotte’s Dress’, Lisa Sheppy, Contemporary Artist

14:10-14:45 – Dr Richard Brown (University of Leeds) in conversation with Professor Blake Morrison (Goldsmiths, University of London) on Morrison’s play We Are Three Sisters

14:45-15:05 – Coffee

15:05-15:30 – ‘Listening Out: the Soundtracks and Film Scores of Wuthering Heights’, Dr Jenny Bavidge, University of Cambridge

15:30-15:55 – ‘Wuthering Heights in Japan: the film Arashi ga Oka (1988, dir. Yoshishige Yoshida)’, María Seijo-Richart, University of A Coruña

15:55-16:40 – Roundtable discussion chaired by Adam Strickson (Teaching Fellow in Creative Writing, University of Leeds), Sarah Fermi (Writer and Trustee, Brontë Society), Tiffany Murray (Writer and Senior Lecturer, University of Glamorgan), Simon Warner (Artist and Photographer) and Jenna Holmes (Arts Officer, Brontë Parsonage Museum)

16:40-16:50 – Discussion

16:50-17:00 – Closing Remarks, Ann Sumner (Director, Brontë Society)

 

Charlotte’s Dress at Leeds College of Art : Wildness Between Lines : December 14th 2012- February 2nd 2013

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Charlotte’s Dress is on exhibition at the Leeds College of Art in December. The exhibition has been organised by Nick Cass, who is an artist and lecturer at the University. The work in the exhibition will feature contemporary artists who have been influenced by the Bronte legacy many of whom have exhibited at The Bronte Parsonage Museum. I am delighted and excited to be part of this fascinating project and looking forward to seeing the work of all the artists in the exhibition

http://www.leeds-artexhibitions.co.uk/?p=999

http://blog.nickcass.com/

Wildness Between Lines

 

Wildness Between Lines

Date: December 14th, 2012 — February 2nd, 2013

‘Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall; these are just some of the works produced by the Brontës which have an enduring and universal appeal. The inspirational legacy of the Brontë family can be seen in a wide variety of contemporary creativity. This exhibition is a unique opportunity to see, in one place, the work of a number of emerging and established artists, all of whom cite the Brontës as a source of continuing inspiration for their own creative practice.’

 

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