Woodlanders Study Day: Programme
A Thomas Hardy Society Study Day in association with The University of Exeter Centre for Victorian Studies.Saturday, 22nd April 10.00am
The Corn Exchange, Dorchester
9.15 Registration and tea/coffee
10.00 Welcome – Tracy Hayes
10.10 Keynote: Phillip Mallett (University of St Andrews), 'The Body in the Woods'
11.10-11.30 Morning Break
11.30 Presentation: Helen Gibson (Dorset County Museum), 'The Woodlanders: Thomas Hardy's Manuscript – An Illustrated Talk'
12.15 Panel A:
Karin Koehler (Bangor University), ' “Poor Marty's Only Card”: Re-Reading Marty South'
Stephanie Meek (The Open University), ' “Omit For Mag”: The Woodlanders and the Art of Avoidance'
Jonathan Memel (University of Exeter), ' “His Apparent Depth of Vision”: Fitzpiers's Way of Seeing'
1.15-2.00 Buffet Lunch
2.00 Keynote: Ken Ireland (The Open University), 'Sylvan Transfers: Adapting The Woodlanders'
2.45 Panel B:
Peter Robson (Independent Scholar), ' “The Two Brothers” and Other Supernatural Traditions of The Woodlanders Country'
Yuejie Liu (University of Southampton), 'Novels of Character and Environment: Nature in The Woodlanders and The Border Town'
Harriet Still (The National Trust), 'Forgotten Figures: Music of The Woodlanders'
4.00-4.30 Afternoon Break
4.30 Presentation: Angelique Richardson (University of Exeter) and Helen Angear (University of Exeter and Dorset County Museum), 'Hardy's Correspondents and The Woodlanders'
5.30 Closing Speech – Tracy Hayes
5.40-6.30 Wine Reception
7.00 Meal at Prezzo at Judge Jeffrey's
(Please visit their website for a sample menu: www.prezzorestaurants.co.uk)
This event is sponsored by the British Association for Victorian Studies.