Virginia Woolf talks

Literature Cambridge and Lucy Cavendish College are pleased to offer a series of talks on Virginia Woolf and her circle, given by distinguished scholars in the field. The talks are free and open to all. Town and gown all welcome. Enquiries: Dr Trudi Tate, tt206 [at] cam.ac.uk

 
 
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Frances Spalding,
Virginia Woolf and Roger Fry: Looking at the Carpet from the Wrong Side

Wednesday 18 October 2017, 1.00 pm. Lucy Cavendish College.

Art historian Frances Spalding curated an exhibition on Woolf at the National Portrait Gallery and wrote an accompanying book, Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision. Her books include: Roger Fry: Art and LifeVanessa BellJohn Minton: Dance till the Stars Come DownDuncan Grant: A BiographyStevie Smith: A Biography; and Gwen Raverat: Friends, Family and Affections.

Free and open to all. No need to book. Lucy Cavendish College, Lady Margaret Road, Cambridge CB3 0BU

 
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Claire Davison,
Virginia Woolf and Musical Performance

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 1.00 pm. Lucy Cavendish College.

Claire Davison is Professor of Modernist Studies at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris, and Chair of the French Virginia Woolf Society. She is the author of Translation as Collaboration – Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S. S. Koteliansky (2014) and has co-edited several volumes of Katherine Mansfield's work for Edinburgh University Press. Her essay 'Hearing the World "in Full Orchestra": Voyaging Out with Woolf, Darwin, and Music' is published in Woolf Studies Annual (2017).

Free and open to all. No need to book. Lucy Cavendish College, Lady Margaret Road, Cambridge CB3 0BU

 

Previous talks include Gillian Beer on Reading The Waves across a Lifetime (January 2017), Nanette O'Brien on food in A Room of One's Own (March 2017), and Susan Sellers on Virginia Woolf and the Essay (April 2017). Further information about these talks can be found on our blog page for February 2017.

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