Virginia Woolf talks
Literature Cambridge and Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge present a series of talks on Virginia Woolf and her contemporaries, given by distinguished scholars in the field. The talks are free and open to all. Town and gown all welcome.
You can buy lunch in the Lucy Cavendish dining hall from 12.30 pm before the talk.
Venue: Lucy Cavendish College, Lady Margaret Road, Cambridge, CB3 0BU
Lent Term 2019
Tuesday 15 January 2019, 1.00 pm. Isobel Maddison of Lucy Cavendish College will talk about ‘Elizabeth von Arnim and Virginia Woolf: Love, Marriage, Expiation’.
Tuesday 12 February 2019, 1.00 pm. Trudi Tate of Clare Hall and Literature Cambridge will talk about ‘Women and Children, Love and Loss in To the Lighthouse’.
Easter Term 2019
Date to be confirmed: Professor Dame Gillian Beer on 'Modernist Alice'.
The Alice books transform from age to age and place to place. In the period of Modernism in Britain and Surrealism in Europe, they took devious and different directions. The talk will be illustrated with writing and images drawn from Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, Walter de la Mare, Arthur Eddington, Vladimir Nabokov, Andre Breton, and others.