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Preliminary Programme: Friday 6 July 2007

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Venue Time Main Programme - Friday 6 July The Fringe
Athlone Hub 07:30 -
09:00
Breakfast  
  09:15 -
10:45
Themes 2  
  Theme    
ALT1 E-literacies strand
E-literacies
Bringing the Global Home: the Use of Digital Technologies in an International Women Writers Course
Moira Baker (Radford College)

Developing an Electronic Journal in Post-Colonial Studies
Balasubramanyam Chandramohan (Kingston University)

Creative Online Activities in English Studies
Rosie Miles (University of Wolverhampton)

Chaired by Brett Lucas (English Subject Centre)
 
ABF3 Creative / Critical strand
Creative /
Critical
Criticism and Creativity (Part 1 of 2)
Presentations and discussion led by Graham Holderness (University of Hertfordshire) with contributions from Graeme Harper (University of Wales, Bangor)
 
MC336 Drama / English strand
Drama /
English
Textual Studies in a Practical Environment: teaching English at the Globe Theatre (Part 2 of 3 on Theatre and Higher Education)
Presentations and discussion chaired by Christie Carson (English Subject Centre/Royal Holloway University of London) with contributions from Farah Karim-Cooper (Globe Education/King’s College, University of London), Tom Cornford (Shakespeare’s Globe), Gordon McMullan (King’s College, University of London)
 
AS21 Life Writing strand
Life Writing
Intimate Engagements? Reading and Gendered Identities
Elaine Hawkins (Birkbeck, University of London)

Teaching the Postcolonial Gothic: Engaging Students with Difference in Action, Reflection and Response
Gina Wisker (University of Brighton)

Chaired by Nicole King (English Subject Centre)
 
ABF1 Language & Style strand
Language
& Style
The Art of English: an interdisciplinary approach to creativity in everyday and literary language
Joan Swann, Sarah North and Kieran O’Halloran  (The Open University)
 
Arts foyer 10:45 -
11:15
Refreshments Exhibitions
Posters
ALT1 11:15 -
12:15
Plenary 2
Professor Jonathan Bate
The New Pragmatism

Chaired by Professor Lis Jay (Oxford Brookes University)
 
FDR 12:15 -
13:30
Lunch Exhibitions
Posters
  13:30 -
15:00
Themes 3  
  Theme    
ALT1 E-literacies strand
E-literacies
Virtual Reality Literary Magazine
Jennifer Young (University of Hertfordshire)

Reading Literature Online
Duncan Campbell (ProQuest Information and Learning)

The Poetry Archive
Jean Sprackland (The Poetry Archive)

Chaired by Jonathan Gibson (English Subject Centre)

 
ABF1 Pedagogies Strand
Pedagogies
The Advanced Extension Award in English
Lionel Warner (Reading University)

DARTs and Expectations of Year 1 Pedagogy
Andrew Green (Brunel University)

Chaired by Gary Snapper (National Association for the Teaching of English)
 
AG3A Creative / Critical strand
Creative /
Critical
Criticism and Creativity (Part 2 of 2 Who Kills Duncan?)
Simon Palfrey (Brasenose College, Oxford University) and Ewan Fernie (Royal Holloway University of London)
 
MC336 Drama / English strand
Drama /
English
Higher Education and the Professional Theatre :Complementary or Conflicting Working Methods and Ethos? (Part 3 of 3 on Theatre and Higher Education) Presentations and discussion chaired by Christie Carson (English Subject Centre/Royal Holloway, University of London) with contributions from Farah Karim-Cooper (Globe Education/King’s College, University of London), Tom Cornford (Shakespeare’s Globe), Gordon McMullan (King’s College, University of London), Carol Rutter (CAPITAL Centre, Warwick University), Susan Brock (CAPITAL Centre, Warwick University), Jonathan Bate (CAPITAL Centre, Warwick University)  
ABF3 Life Writing strand
Life Writing
Part 1 of 2  on Literary Texts and Conceptual Thinking led by Celia Hunt (University of Sussex)

Writing the Body: ways in which creative writing can help us to access and express a ‘felt, bodily sense of self’
Sophie Nicholls (University of Sussex)

In Touch: Renewing the Narrative Skin
Sarah Jackson (University of Sussex)

Re-reading Ourselves in our Autobiographical Fictions: the example of Emily Fox Gordon’s ‘The Mockingbird Years’

Celia Hunt (University of Sussex)
 
AS21 Language & Style strand
Language
& Style
Learning on the Language-Literature Border
Helen Day (Centre for Employability through the Humanities (CETH) at the University of Central Lancashire)

Using Stylistics to Reveal a Text’s Sociohistorical Background 
David West (University of Northumbria)

Chaired by Gina Wisker (University of Brighton) (TBC)

 
Arts Foyer 15:00 -
15:30
Refreshments Exhibitions
  15:30 -
17:00
Themes 4  
  Theme    
MC336 E-literacies strand
E-literacies
Is Technology Changing our Idea of English?
A debate between English Subject Centre E-Learning Advocates and the audience chaired by Brett Lucas (English Subject Centre)
 
AG3A Pedagogies Strand
Pedagogies
The Construction of Teaching and Learning: a roundtable discussion
Jennifer Holberg (Calvin College), Marcy Taylor (Central Michigan University), Nicole King and Ben Knights (both English Subject Centre)
 
ALT1 Pedagogies Strand
Pedagogies
The Production of University English 
David Amigoni, Susan Bruce, Ken Jones (all Keele University) and Monica McLean (Nottingham University)
 
ABF1 Creative / Critical strand
Creative /
Critical
Emperor’s Clothes?
Michelene Wandor (Royal Literary Fund Fellow at University College London)

Creative Journals for Active Readers
Chris Thurgar-Dawson (University of Teesside)

Chaired by Jan Jedrzejewski (University of Ulster)
 
AS21 Drama / English strand
Drama /
English
The Body of Text meets the Body as Text: monodrama and (i)dentity
Deirdre Osborne (Goldsmiths, University of London)

Winging it: English pedagogy and stand-up comedy
Kevin McCarron (Roehampton University)

Chaired by Graeme Harper (University of Wales, Bangor)
 
ABF3 Life Writing strand
Life Writing
(Part 2 of 2  on Literary Texts and Conceptual Thinking led by Celia Hunt (University of Sussex)
Writing Workshop: Writingandreading 
Sophie Nicholls and Celia Hunt (University of Sussex)
 
North Quad 18:00 -
19:00
Drinks Reception - Sponsored by ProQuest Information and LearningProquest information & Learning Jazz Music performed by Allegro Arts
Picture Gallery 19:00 -
22:00
Conference Dinner Stand-Up comedy from Kevin McCarron (around 9pm)