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Literature and the philosophy of the comic

6th April 2018 - 7th April 2018

Free

Workshop, QMUL, 6-7 April 2018

Graduate Centre, GC601

 

Friday 6 April:

  • 2-2.30pm – registration & welcome
  • 2.30pm-3.30pm: Katie Fleming, “Comic Timing”
  • 3.30-4.30pm: Huw Marsh, “Like a monkey with a miniature cymbal: Magnus Mills and the comedy of repetition”
  • 4.30pm: tea & coffee
  • 5-6.30pm: Matthew Bevis, “Laughable Poetry”
  • 6.30-7.30pm: Light supper for all attending

 

Saturday 7 April:

  • 11-11.30am: coffee & pastries
  • 11.30am-1pm: Michael Silk, “Comedy, Laughter, Humour: Home Truths”
  • 1-2pm: lunch
  • 2-3pm: Matthias Somers, “Wyndham Lewis and the comic work of art”
  • 3-4.30pm: Sara Crangle, “Mina Loy, satire, sentiment & sacrifice”
  • 4.30pm: tea & coffee
  • 5-6.30pm: Jean-Michel Rabaté “Laughtears: Kafka & the birth of modernist laughter”
  • 6.30-7.30pm: Wine reception for all attending

Details

Start:
6th April 2018
End:
7th April 2018
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

School of English and Drama
Phone:
020 7882 8910
Email:
sed-web@qmul.ac.uk
Website:
www.sed.qmul.ac.uk

Venue

Queen Mary University of London
327 Mile End Road
London, E1 4NS
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Website:
www.sed.qmul.ac.uk