Programme

9.00-9.45 Coffee and Registration

9.45-10.00 Opening Remarks

10.00 – 12.00 Panel One

  • James Decker (Illinois Central College) – ‘The agonizing gutter of my past’: Henry Miller, Conversion, and the Trauma of the Modern
  • Guy Stevenson (Goldsmiths, University of London) – Henry Miller and Morality: ‘A strongly felt hierarchy of values’
  • Indrek Manniste (University of Warwick) – Tropic of Cancer and Henry Miller’s Inhumanism

12.00-13.00 Lunch

13.00-15.00 Panel Two

  • Katy Masuga (L’université de Paris III: La Sorbonne Nouvelle) – ‘Transcendent Correspondence’
  • Ondřej Skovajsa (Purkyně University, Prague) – Tropic of Cancer: The Word Becoming Flesh
  • Dominic Jaeckle (Goldsmiths, University of London) – Antagonizing a diurnal real in Henry Miller’s literary reflections

15.00- 15.15 Coffee Break

15.15-17.15 Panel Three

  • Sarah Garland (University of East Anglia) – ‘A garbage can of a novel’: Things in Tropic of Cancer.
  • Magnus Toren (The Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur) – Reflections on Henry Miller’s life and legacy in Big Sur, California
  • Caroline Blinder (Goldsmiths, University of London) – The American in Paris: Regurgitation, Ejaculation and other Writerly Fantasies in Roman Polanski’s Bitter Moon 1994

17.15-17.30 Closing Remarks

17.30-18.00 Wine Reception

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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