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Conferences


Conferences Oraginsed:

Devouring: Food, Drink and the Written Word, 1800-1945, University of Warwick, 8 March 2014 (co-organised with Mary Addyman and Laura Wood)

Programme / Poster / Conference Report

Department of English and Comparative Literature Postgraduate Symposium 2012, University of Warwick, 27 June 2012 (co-organiser)


Conference Papers Presented or Accepted for Future Presentation:

'Lady Audley’s and Letitia Blacklock’s Secrets: Re-imagining Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Novel in Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced', Sensational Influences: Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Literary Legacy, Insitutue of English Studies, University of London, 4-5 September 2015

'"Deaths and village customs and general grusomeness": Investigating the Gothic Village in Agatha Christie's Murder is Easy', Locating the Gothic, Mary Immaculate College/Limerick School of Art & Design, 22-25 October 2014

'"I wonder if the house hates all us trippers?": "Middlebrow" Literary Culture and the Opening of the Brontë Parsonage Museum, 4th August 1928', BAVS 2014: Victorian Sustainability, University of Kent, 4-6 September 2014

'"What do I see before me? Delicious Death": Criminal Cake in Agatha Christie’s A Murder is Announced', Detecting Objects: The Material Item and Detective Fiction, University of Portsmouth, 9 June 2014

'The Gothic Villages of Agatha Christie', Captivating Criminality: Crime Fiction, Darkness and Desire, Corsham Court, Bath Spa University, 24-26 April 2014

'A "senisble, shrewd Victorian mind"?: Agatha Christie and Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture', Victorian Persistence: Persistence in/of Victorian Culture, Université Paris Diderot, 7 December 2012

'"Tea and scandal at four-thirty": Articulating English National Idenitity in the Fiction of Agatha Christie', Space and Place in Middlebrow: 1900-1950, Insitutue of English Studies, University of London, 13-14 September 2012

'"Why all this Fall-of-the-House-of-Usher stuff?": Middlebrow Responses to Dark Domesticity in the Fiction of Agatha Christie and Stella Gibbons’, The Popular and the Middlebrow: Women’s Writing, 1880-1940, Newcastle University, 12 April 2012


Other Conferences Attended:

Queens of Crime, Institute of English Studies, University of London, 12-13 June 2014

Victorian Body Parts, Barts Pathology Museum, London, 14 September 2013

Midlands Interdisciplinary Victorian Studies Seminar: 'Books, Authors, Audiences', University of Birmingham, 05 July 2013

Myth-Making: From Medusa to Madonna, University of Warwick, 18 June 2013

Planetary Cancer: Growth, Economy and Culture in an Era of Climate Catastrophe, University of Warwick, 09 March 2013 (conference volunteer)

Looking Back: 'Post-Feminism', History, Narrative, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, 20-21 September 2012

Re-Imagining the Brontes: A Conference, Institute of English Studies, University of London, 5 November 2011

London Stutters: A Half-Day Symposium, King’s College London, 10 January 2010