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A Pair of Blue Eyes Study Day: Programme

March 17, 2018

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Saturday 7th April, 2018.
The Corn Exchange, Dorchester

9.00 – 10.00: Registration

10.00 – 10.15: Welcome and Announcements

10.15 – 11.15: Jane Thomas, 'Writing A Pair of Blue Eyes'

11.15 – 11.30: Morning Tea Break

11.30 – 12.15: Marilyn and Andrew Leah, 'Literary Links – A Pair of Blue Eyes and The Maid on the Shore'

12.15 – 1.15: Panel 1

Bahar Inal, 'From “Angel in the House” to “New Woman”: The Radical Transformation of Identity and Gender Roles in Thomas Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes'

Rena Jackson, 'The Circulation of Imperial Commodities and the Alienation of Class in Hardy's A Pair of Blue Eyes'

Sreemoyee Roy-Chowdhury, 'A Pair of Blue Eyes: In Four Paintings'

1.15 – 2.00: Lunch

2.00 – 2.45: Rebecca Welshman, ' “The transitory in Earth's long order”: Strata, Memory and Source in A Pair of Blue Eyes'

2.45 – 3.45: Panel 2

Stephanie Meek, 'In the “Shadow of another standing alongside”: Thomas Hardy's The Poor Man and the Lady and A Pair of Blue Eyes'

Barry Langston, 'Hardy's Popular Science'

Andrew Hewitt, 'Seeing Eye to Eye: The Lesson of Perspective in A Pair of Blue Eyes'

3.45 – 4.00: Afternoon Tea Break

4.00 – 4.45: Angelique Richardson and Helen Angear, 'A Pair of Blue Eyes and Hardy's Readers'

4.45 – 5.15: Round Table Q&A Session

5.15 – 6.00: Wine Reception

7.00: Dinner  Lee Gardens Chinese Resturant 

​Conference Fee is £16, or £8 for students/unwaged, which includes all refreshments, buffet lunch, and wine reception.
For further details please contact The Thomas Hardy Society or phone: 01305 251 501

​For enquiries please contact Dr Tracy Hayes


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