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Below please find the Final Schedule for Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary ?including:

  • An?Opening Exhibition?of paintings, photographs, and letters ?held?at the Gallery at Foyles, 113-119 Charing Cross Road.
  • Lawrence Durrell at the British Library??an afternoon and evening of special events, featuring archival?talks and panel discussions about Durrell’s life and writings.
  • The Durrell Centenary Banquet??an evening of toasts, stories, poetry, song, and celebration, with a keynote address from Christopher Butler (Christ Church, Oxford), author of Early Modernism: Literature, Music and Painting in Europe 1900-1916.

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FINAL SCHEDULE.

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:: ?WEDNESDAY, 13 JUNE 2012.? ?:: ??THURSDAY, 14 JUNE 2012.? ::

:: ?FRIDAY, 15 JUNE 2012.? ?:: ??SATURDAY, 16 JUNE 2012.??::

WEDNESDAY, 13 JUNE 2012.

6.30 PM :: Special Exhibition & Opening Reception :: The Gallery @ Foyles Books, 113-119 Charing Cross Road.

9.00 PM + :: Drinks &c. :: Reservations Recommended.

THURSDAY, 14 JUNE 2012.

8.00 AM (All Day) :: Conference Registration (Vestibule, London House, Goodenough College).

    • Coffee & Tea provided in vestibule.

8.30 AM :: Welcome / Opening Remarks (Large Common Room).

    • James Gifford?(President, International Lawrence Durrell Society).

9.00 AM ?10.30 AM :: Parallel Session :: Ia (Large Common Room) :: Chaired by James Clawson (Grambling State University).

    • Anna Lillios (University of Central Florida), “The Essence of Englishness in Lawrence Durrell’s The Alexandria Quartet.?/li>
    • Barry Fruchter (Nassau Community College), ?em>Mountolive: Nostalgia for the First Time.?/li>
    • Julia Gordon-Bramer (Lindenwood University), “‘A Secret?Well-Kept: Sylvia Plath’s Tribute to Lawrence Durrell’s The Alexandria Quartet.?/li>

9.00 AM ?10.30 AM :: Parallel Session :: Ib (Small Common Room) :: Chaired by James Gifford (Fairleigh Dickinson University).

    • Helen Wussow (Simon Fraser University), “Sexual Tourism in Homer & Durrell.?/li>
    • Michael Heinze (Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf), “Greeks, Italians, and Turks: Multicultural Post-War Rhodes through the Eyes of Lawrence Durrell.?/li>
    • Petra Tournay-Theodotou (European University Cyprus), “The Empire Writes Back: Two Counter-Discursive Responses to Lawrence Durrell’s?Bitter Lemons??Costas Montis’s?Closed Doors?and Rodis Roufos’s?The Age of Bronze.?/li>

10.45 AM ?12.15 PM :: Parallel Session :: IIa (Large Common Room)?:: Chaired by Dianne Vipond (California State University, Long Beach).

    • Linda Rashidi (Mansfield University of Pennsylvania), ?em>The Black Book as Starter Novel.?/li>
    • Richard August (University of Manchester), “Arguments Over ‘Everything? Lawrence Durrell & The London Psychogeographical Tradition.?/li>
    • Paul Lorenz (University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff), “The Metamorphosis of London in the Writing of Lawrence Durrell.?/li>

10.45 AM ?12.15 PM :: Parallel Session :: IIb (Small Common Room)?:: Chaired by?William L. Godshalk (University of Cincinnati).

    • Aba-Carina Parlog (West University of Timisoara, Romania), “Lawrence Durrell’s Elusive Narratives: The Alexandrian Universe.?/li>
    • Amber Rose (Independent Scholar), “Unraveling the Human Chessboard of The Alexandria Quartet.?/li>

12.15 PM ?1.00 PM :: Break for Lunch (Great Hall).

    • Working Lunches provided for all registered attendees.

1.00 PM ?2.30 PM ::?Parallel Session :: IIIa (Large Common Room)?::?Chaired by Anne R. Zahlan (Eastern Illinois University).

    • Dianne Vipond (California State University, Long Beach), “Exploring the Uncanny in Lawrence Durrell’s The Avignon Quintet.?/li>
    • James Clawson (Grambling State University), ?em>Bravedent! Contextualizing the Uncanny.?/li>
    • Alice Cheylan (Universite du Sud Toulon-Var), “Translation or Creation: Lawrence Durrell’s Use of French in The Avignon Quintet.?/li>

1.00 PM ?2.30 PM ::?Parallel Session :: IIIb (Small Common Room)?::?Chaired by Don Kaczvinsky (Louisiana Tech University).

    • Biljana Djoric Francuski (University of Belgrade), “Lawrence Durrell’s Humour in the Antrobus Stories.?/li>
    • Ravi Nambiar (Independent Scholar), “J. Krishnamurthi in Durrell’s Works: A Critical Study.”

2.45 PM??4.00 PM :: Special Session :: IV (Large Common Room)?:: Chaired by Charles Sligh (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga).

    • James Gifford (Fairleigh Dickinson University), “Durrell’s Long Shadow from Cairo to California: English Surrealisms & the Cult of Sex & Anarchy.?/li>
    • Fiona Tomkinson (Yeditepe University), “The Subtlest Maze, or Durrell’s Labyrinths.?/li>
    • William L. Godshalk (University of Cincinnati), “Durrell’s Mott ?A Pastiche.”

4.15 PM ?5.00 PM?:: Plenary Session (Large Common Room)?::?Manufacturing Dreams ?Lawrence Durrell’s Fiction Revisited Through Chirico’s Metaphysical Paintings.

    • Corinne Alexandre-Garner (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre).
    • Isabelle Keller-Privat (Université de Toulouse II).

5.15 PM ?6.00 PM?:: Plenary Session (Large Common Room)?::?Einstein or Escher? ?Whose ‘Relativity’ Really Informs The Alexandria Quartet?

6.00 PM ?7.15 PM :: Break.

7.15 PM + :: Keynote Session (Large Common Room)?:: Lawrence Durrell at 100: Durrell & The Biographer’s Art.

Evening Free.

FRIDAY, 15 JUNE 2012.

8.00 AM (All Day) :: Conference Registration (Vestibule, London House, Goodenough College).

    • Coffee & Tea provided in vestibule.

8.30 AM ::?Announcements & Reminders (Large Common Room).

    • James Gifford (President, International Lawrence Durrell Society).

9.00 AM ?10.30 AM?:: Parallel Session :: Va (Large Common Room)?:: Chaired by?James Clawson (Grambling State University).

    • Rony Alfandary (Bar Ilan University, Israel), “The City of Alexandria as a Metaphor for Durrell’s Internalized Mother.?/li>
    • G. R. Taneja (University of Delhi), “The City and its Metaphors: The Urban Space in Lawrence Durrell.?/li>
    • Souad Baghli-Berbar (University Abou Bakr Belkaid, Algeria), “From Reality to Myth: Alexandria in Lawrence Durrell’s Justine.?/li>

9.00 AM ?10.30 AM?:: Parallel Session :: Vb (Small Common Room)?::?Chaired by Charles Sligh (University of Tennessee at Chattanooga).

    • Peter Baldwin (Independent Publisher), “Certain Landfalls: Rare Inscriptions by Lawrence Durrell.?/li>
    • Stela Ghetie (Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai), “I do not love thee with mine eyes. . . .?/li>
    • Merrianne Timko (Independent Culinary Historian), “Lawrence Durrell & Elizabeth David: A Culinary Friendship.?/li>

10.45 AM ?12.15 PM?:: Parallel Session :: VIa (Large Common Room)?:: Chaired by Paul Lorenz (University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff).

    • Nicoletta Demetriou (St. Antony’s College, Oxford), “Looking for Lawrence Durrell in Cyprus.?/li>
    • Inna Savelyeva (Moscow Regional State Institute for Humanities & Social Studies), “D.H. Lawrence, Lawrence Durrell, & John Fowles: British Islomania.?/li>
    • Niki Marangou (Independent Writer), “Round About Durrell in Cyprus.?/li>

10.45 AM ?12.15 PM?:: Parallel Session :: VIb (Small Common Room)?::?Chaired by David Radavich (Eastern Illinois University).

    • Monika Fiedler (Professor Emerita,?Humboldt Universitaet, Berlin), “Researching Lawrence Durrell & Egypt From Behind the Wall.?/li>
    • Michiko Kawano (retired, Bukkyo University), “Romantic Durrell, Dramatized Sappho.?/li>
    • David Radavich (Eastern Illinois University),?“A Celebration of Durrellian Poetry (Open Reading).?/li>

12.15 PM ?1.30 PM :: Break for Lunch (Great Hall).

1.30 PM ?1.40 PM :: Welcome and Introduction :: Durrell 2012 :: Lawrence Durrell at the British Library :: An Afternoon of Archival Talks & Discussion Panels.

    • Rachel Foss (Curator of?Modern?Literary?Manuscripts, British Library).

1.40 PM ?2.15 PM :: An Introduction to the Lawrence Durrell audio collections at the British Library.

2.15 PM ?3.15 PM?::? Drop-In Sessions :: Durrell Collections in the British Library.

3.15 PM??4.15 PM :: Archives Panel?:: Chaired by Rachel Foss (Curator of?Modern?Literary?Manuscripts, British Library).

4.15 PM??5.15 PM :: Roundtable :: Publishing Durrell :: ?Chaired by Corinne Alexandre-Garner & Isabelle Keller-Privat.

    • Anthea Morton-Saner (Curtis Brown).
    • Anna Davis (Curtis Brown).
    • Peggy Fox (formerly Head of New Directions).
    • Georges Hoffman (representative of the Durrell Estate in France).
    • Marc Parent (Buchet Chastel).
    • Beatrice Commengé (writer).
    • Peter Baldwin (Delos Press).

5.15 PM??6.30 PM :: Break.

6.30 PM??8.00 ?PM ::?Reach Upwards to the Affirming Sun?:: Lawrence Durrell in 2012 :: Chaired by Simon Ings.

8.30 PM + :: Drinks &c. :: ?St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel & St. Pancras International?:: Reservations Recommended.

SATURDAY, 16 JUNE 2012.

8.00 AM (Until?Noon) :: Conference Registration (Vestibule, London House, Goodenough College).

    • Coffee & Tea provided in vestibule.

8.30 AM ::?Announcements & Reminders (Large Common Room).

9.00 AM ?10.30 AM :: Parallel Session :: VIIa (Large Common Room)?:: Chaired by Pamela J. Francis (Rice University).

    • Martha Klironomos (San Francisco State University), “Travel Practices, Writing, & Photography: Comparing the Works of Patrick Leigh Fermor and Lawrence Durrell.?/li>
    • Marc Woodworth (Skidmore College), “Fiding Kovecses: An Open Letter to Patrick Leigh Fermor.?/li>
    • Dan Popescu (Partium Christian University, Romania), “‘In Clashing Hues? Images of the Gypsies in Patrick Leigh Fermor’s Between the Woods & the Water.?/li>

9.00 AM ?10.30 AM :: Parallel Session :: VIIb (Small Common Room)?:: Chaired by Don Kaczvinsky (Louisiana Tech University).

    • Allyson Kreuiter (University of South Africa), “The Gothicized Female Form: A Visual & Textual Representation in Lawrence Durrell’s Balthazar.?/li>
    • Biljana Djoric Francuski (University of Belgrade), “Lawrence Durrell in Translation into Serbian.?/li>
    • Isabelle Tassignon-Pierart (University of Namur, Belgium), “Lawrence Durrell & Archaeology.?/li>

10.30 AM??11.00 AM :: Break.

11.00 AM ?12.30 PM ::?ILDS Business Meeting (Large Common Room).

12.30 PM ?2.00 PM :: Break for Lunch (Great Hall).

    • Working Lunches provided for all registered attendees.

2.00 PM??3.00 PM ::?Plenary Session (Large Common Room)?:: “Durrell in Context: Interwar Writers & the Cityscape of London.”

3.15 PM ?4.15 PM ::?Plenary Session (Large Common Room)?:: “In the Days of Sappho ?Lawrence Durrell’s Plays, 50 Years On.”

4.15 PM??7.00 PM :: Break.

7.00 PM + ?::?The Durrell Centenary Banquet (Great Hall).

    • Special Remarks on Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary.
      • James Gifford (President, International Lawrence Durrell Society).
      • Ian S. MacNiven?(Past President and Founding Member, International Lawrence Durrell Society).
      • Lee Durrell?(Honorary Director, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust).
      • Anthea Morton-Saner (Curtis Brown Group Ltd, retired).
      • Susanna Nicklin?(Director of Literature, British Council).
      • Suzanne Joinson?(Writer and Literature Adviser, British Council).
    • Keynote Address :: Lawrence Durrell at 100: Durrell & The Novelist’s Art.
      • Christopher Butler?(Christ Church, Oxford) :: Keynote.
      • Sandeep Parmar?(Clare Hall, Cambridge) :: Respondent.
      • Anthony Hirst?(Durrell School of Corfu) :: Respondent.
      • James Gifford?(Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver) :: Respondent.
      • James Clawson (Grambling State University) :: Respondent.

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