Northern Modernism Seminar: BLAST 1915-2015: Celebrating the ‘War Number’ of BLAST

Because the event takes place the day after the General Election, we are starting a little later than usual at 12.00.

Friday 8 May 2015

University of Nottingham

12.00     Nathan Waddell (University of Nottingham): Welcome

12.15     Kate Armond (University of East Anglia): ‘BLAST 2: Vorticism and Unofficial Germany’

13.15     Lunch

14.30     Ivan Phillips (University of Hertfordshire): ‘A Vital Little BLAST: The War Number as a Key to Wyndham Lewis’s Thought’

15.30     Rob Spence (Edge Hill University): ‘“To show modernity its face in an honest glass”: Lewis as Self-Conscious Innovator’

16.30     Tea/Coffee

17.00     David Wragg (Independent Scholar): ‘The Reflexive Turn: Hermeneutic In/Consistency and the War Number ofBLAST

18.00     Close

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