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Feb 20, 2012
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Senate House: Room 270 (Stewart House)

December 1, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
The Djuna Barnes Research SeminarThursday 1st December 2011, 6.00-8.00Senate House, Bloomsbury: Room 270 (Stewart House)  "I, Dr Matthew Mighty O'Connor, ask you to think of the night the day long..." Dear all, As we begin to prepare for The First International Djuna Barnes Conference to be held next year, The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar will be asking how well we know Barnes and what assumptions we make about her work. Taking a short break from hosting monthly papers from invited speakers,…See More
Nov 22, 2011
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Stewart House, 32 Russell Sq: Room 271

November 17, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
The Djuna Barnes Research SeminarThursday 17th November 2011, 6.00-8.00Stewart House, 32 Russell Sq: Room 271  "I, Dr Matthew Mighty O'Connor, ask you to think of the night the day long..." Dear all, As we begin to prepare for The First International Djuna Barnes Conference to be held next year, The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar will be asking how well we know Barnes and what assumptions we make about her work. Taking a short break from hosting monthly papers from invited speakers, the Research…See More
Nov 3, 2011
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Senate House, Bloomsbury: Room 264

October 6, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
 Sophie Oliver (Birkbeck, University of London)The Disorder of Things in Djuna Barnes's Aberrant Museum Museums and works of art are a subtle yet constant feature of Barnes’s Nightwood. This paper argues that she treats the museum and a genre of one of its related disciplines, the art historical nude, as discursive modes that define and regulate subjectivity. Making use of inherent weaknesses in these discourses, and employing images of spectacular decay and dissent that have their origins in…See More
Oct 3, 2011
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Senate House, Bloomsbury: Room to be confirmed

October 6, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
 Sophie Oliver (Birkbeck, University of London)The Disorder of Things in Djuna Barnes's Aberrant Museum Museums and works of art are a subtle yet constant feature of Barnes’s Nightwood. This paper argues that she treats the museum and a genre of one of its related disciplines, the art historical nude, as discursive modes that define and regulate subjectivity. Making use of inherent weaknesses in these discourses, and employing images of spectacular decay and dissent that have their origins in…See More
Sep 17, 2011
Caroline Knighton joined Tony Venezia's group
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RUBBISH

Rubbish is coming to Birkbeck this summer: a series of events on reading the matter and metaphors of waste and value in and through spaces, objects and language. See More
May 26, 2011
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Room G32 Senate House

February 21, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
The Djuna Barnes Research SeminarMonday 21st FebruaryRoom G32Senate House South Block6.00-8.00 pm                               Nick Hocking (Birkbeck):'Like a Priestess in a Bear’s Cave: Jung’s Anima and Modernist Sexuality in Nightwood.'Please join us on Monday for the first of our sessions focusing on 'Barnes and Others'. Nick Hocking (Birkbeck College) will be leading this session with a consideration of the ways in which discussions of Carl Jung and modernism might develop a reading of…See More
Feb 18, 2011
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Room G32 Senate House

February 21, 2011 from 6pm to 8pm
The Djuna Barnes Research SeminarMonday 21st FebruaryRoom G32Senate House South Block6.00-8.00 pm                               Nick Hocking (Birkbeck):'Like a Priestess in a Bear’s Cave: Jung’s Anima and Modernist Sexuality in Nightwood.'Please join us on Monday for the first of our sessions focusing on 'Barnes and Others'. Nick Hocking (Birkbeck College) will be leading this session with a consideration of the ways in which discussions of Carl Jung and modernism might develop a reading of…See More
Feb 15, 2011
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Room G32, Senate House South

November 29, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm
The Djuna Barnes Research SeminarMonday 29th NovemberRoom G32Senate House South Block6.00 - 8.00 pmDear All,For our third and final session of the term Dr. Joanne Winning (Birkbeck) will be exploring the dialogues and interchanges between the art practises of Djuna Barnes and Thelma Wood in a consideration of Wood's impact on Barnes's creative development. Please see below for paper title and abstract. In addition, Cathryn Setz (Birkbeck) will also be presenting an informal discussion on…See More
Nov 25, 2010
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Room G32 Senate House South

November 1, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm
Dear All,In our second session of the term Elizabeth Pender (Cambridge University) will be leading a discussion of Barnes's short stories. Bringing together a selection of these stories, and paying particular attention to the revisions that occured in later collections, discussion will include a consideration for the ways in which the stories relate to different periods of Barnes's writing (the different contexts of those produced early in her writing career, whether the stories should be seen…See More
Oct 18, 2010
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Djuna Barnes Research Seminar at Room G32 Senate House South

September 27, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm
Our first seminar of the new academic session will be focusing on the early poetry and drama of Djuna Barnes.Sarah Parker (University of Birmingham):"Seen From the 'L'': The Book of Repulsive Women, Decadence and Lesbian Literary HistoryThis paper will look at Barnes’ early poetry The Book of Repulsive Women (1915) and ‘Six Songs of Khaldine’ (in A Book, 1923), focussing on these texts’ contentious relationship to twentieth century lesbian feminism. Paying particular attention to Lillian…See More
Sep 10, 2010
Caroline Knighton joined Terri Mullholland's group
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Space Reading Group

This group is no longer running.See More
Aug 25, 2010
Caroline Knighton joined Zara Dinnen's group
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Contemporary Fiction Group

This group hereby pledges to support the Contemporary Fiction Seminars in all the interesting work they will produce and inspire. For further info please see the events page for upcoming seminars; or contact Tony Venezia or Zara Dinnen.
Jun 9, 2010
Caroline Knighton joined Dandelion Editors's group
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The Djuna Barnes Research Seminar

Hosted by the Institute of English Studies, this seminar is devoted to reading and discussing the works of Djuna Barnes (1892–1982). We meet monthly during term-time. All welcome.See More
Mar 2, 2010
Caroline Knighton joined Dandelion Editors's group
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Modern Literature PhD group

Hosted by Birkbeck College, an open-to-all MA/MPhil/PhD reading group. We meet monthly to discuss key texts, listen to invited speakers, and learn from each others' work.
Mar 2, 2010

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Birkbeck College, University of London
Research interests
Modernism, 20th century literature, culture and theory, waste and exile

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