The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity — 12-13 November, British Academy

A British Academy Landmark Conference

The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity

Organisers: Santanu Das & Kate McLoughlin

12-13 November 2014 at The British Academy, London

Speakers: Fran Brearton, Geert Buelens, Sarah Cole, Laura Doan, Ann-Marie Einhaus, Sandra Gilbert, Margaret Higonnet, Tim Kendall, Britta Lange, Hermione Lee, Laura Marcus, Jane Potter, Jahan Ramazani, Eugene Rogan, Max Saunders, Vincent Sherry, Hope Wolf.

On the evening of 11 November 2014, there will be an evening of music and readings at the Chapel of King’s College, London, featuring the tenor Andrew Kennedy and the poet-critic Angela Leighton.  On the evening of 12 November 2014, there will be a poetry reading featuring Sir Andrew Motion, Michael Longley and Jon Stallworthy at the British Academy.

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Details of the performance on 11 November are here:
Details of the poetry reading on 12 November are here:

A flyer is attached.  Do come and do spread the word!

BA flyer