Women's Writing and Science

Women's Writing and Science
18 May 2018, 2.00pm - 6.00pm
Conference / Symposium
Room 243, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU


14.00: Welcome

14.10: Session 1 (Chair: Shirley Jordan, Newcastle; Co-Director, CCWW)
Benjamin Dalton (King’s College London): “Forms of Freedoms: The Plasticities of Catherine Malabou and Marie Darrieussecq”

Sonja Stojanovic (University of Notre Dame): “Bodies in Conflict in Élisabeth Filhol’s La Centrale [The Nuclear Power Plant]”

15.10: Session 2 (Chair: Godela Weiss-Sussex, IMLR; Co-Director, CCWW)
Aifric Campbell & Anita Chandran (Imperial College London): “Creative Writing and Scientific Identity” 

Jean E Conacher (University of Limerick/CCWW): “Processes of Recovery in Helga Königsdorf’s Respektloser Umgang [Fission]”

16.10: Coffee / Tea

16.40: Session 3 (Chair: Jean Conacher, Limerick/Visiting Fellow, CCWW)
Emily Jeremiah (Royal Holloway, London): “Transpositions: Ulrike Draesner's Aesthetics of Encounter”

Karen Leeder (New College, Oxford): “Twin Spin: The Role of Science in Ulrike Draesner’s Poetry”

17.40: Discussion

18.00: End



All are welcome to attend this free event. Places are limited so please register in advance


Cathy Collins
020 7862 8738