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Woodlanders Study Day: Programme

March 23, 2017

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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:

This event is sponsored by the British Association for Victorian Studies.


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