Northern Modernism Seminar

Northern Modernism Seminar website

Friday 25 September

Hosted by Northumbria University & the North East Modernist Research Initiative at

The Literary and Philosophical Society, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1SE

10.30 Registration. Tea & Coffee.

11.00 Welcome: Victoria Bazin (Northumbria University).

11.15 Dr Fiona Green (Cambridge University) ~ ‘Marianne Moore, Syllabics, and History’

~ Chair: Victoria Bazin.

12.15 Lunch (provided).

1.30 Francesca Bratton (Durham University) ‘Publishing a Fragmentary Whole: Hart

Crane’s The Bridge in Little Magazines’. Chair: Julie Taylor.

2.30 Jude Riley (Northumbria University) ‘Not real, scarcely there at all’: Elizabeth

Madox Roberts and Intellectual Disability in Southern Modernism’. Chair: Ann-Marie


3.30 Tea & Coffee.

4.00 Professor Michael O’Neill (Durham University) ‘Endings in Yeats and Edward

Thomas’. Chair: Claire Nally.

5.00 Closing Remarks Katherine Baxter (Northumbria University).

The event is free of charge, but attendees must register to ensure a place:


Getting there from Newcastle Central Station: The Lit and Phil is only a few minutes walk from the central

station. Please see attached map:

Getting there by car: Car parking spaces are available near Newcastle Central Station. It is best not to use

the station itself for parking as long stay is very expensive. See map for details of parking nearby: