The Modernist Muse Programme Announced

Westminster English Colloquium #15
“No Hawkers: No Models”: The Vicissitudes of the Modernist Muse
Saturday 19th June 2010, The Pavilion, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish Street, London W1W

10.00  Coffee
10.15  Introduction

10.30 – 11.30  Becky Bowler (Sheffield), The strange poses of an untrained dancer’: performance and visual identity in Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage

11.30 -12.30  Hana Leaper (Liverpool), ‘Caught and tangled in a woman’s body?’: The dualities of the artist’s body in self-portraits by Vanessa Bell, Gwen John and Laura Knight

12.30 – 2.00  Lunch

2.00 – 3.00  Emma West (Independent Scholar), This is My Life: Kay Boyle and Modernist Women’s Autobiographics

3.00 – 4.00 Lucy Howarth (Plymouth), ‘Dress address name’: Fashioning the Modernist Self

4.15 – 5.15   Jane Goldman (Glasgow), Laughing Torso: Muse, Model, Creatrix (The Vicissitudes of Nina Hamnett, Modernist Bohemian, Artist and Writer)

5.15 – 5.30  Roundtable discussion

See the Call for Papers here.

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