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Registration Open: Victorian Afterlives: Gaskell in Adaptation Colloquium (11/12/2011)

Victorian Afterlives: Gaskell in Adaptation Colloquium
Saturday, November 12, 2011  10am - 4.30pm
The Council Room, King's College London, Strand Campus

Coffee and Welcome  9.30am – 10.00 am

Panel 1: Adapting Gaskell 10am  – 11.15am
  • Prof. Deborah Wynne, Chester: 'Fabric and Fluff: North and South and the Costume Drama'
  • Dr Peter Garratt, Northumbria: 'Gaskell & Victoriana'

Panel 2: Mary Barton on Stage 11.15 am – 12.30 pm
  • Dr Andrew Maunder, Hertfordshire: 'Recasting Mary Barton: Adapting Elizabeth Gaskell for the Victorian Stage'
  • Prof. Thomas Recchio, Connecticut: 'Elizabeth Gaskell As "A Dramatic Common": Stanley Houghton's Appropriation of Mary Barton in Hindle Wakes'

LUNCH  12.30pm  - 2pm
Panel 3: Cranfordia Then and Now 2.00 pm - 3.15pm
  • Brenda McKay, Birkbeck: 'Dramatising 1970s Cranford: Reconstructing History, or a Slice of Contemporary History?'
  • Dr Chris Louttit, Radboud: ‘Cranford: the Sequel'

Tea 3.15pm - 3.45pm
Roundtable Discussion 3.45pm - 4.30pm
Contact  Dr Louise Lee (louise.lee@kcl.ac.uk) for more details. Registration is £12. Please send cheques to the address below and make payable to King’s College London.

Dr Louise Lee
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow
Editor, Gaskell Journal
English Department
King's College

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