Programme of Events – Spring / Summer 2016



Guest Speakers:

University of Sussex

17.00 – 19.00

Please note that this event has been cancelled in solidarity with our colleagues and with UCU.

Thursday June 2nd        James Davies, Brooklyn College, N.Y. (Jubilee G31)

“Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean”

C0-sponsored by the Centre for American Studies (Sussex).

Thursday April 7th        Nicholas Gaskill, Rutgers (Jubilee 155)

“Modernist Color: A Brief History in Three Blues, One Red, and a Hurt Color”

Thursday April 25th       Sarah Wilson, University of Toronto (Jubilee G36)

“A Great Soldier Might Be a Baby Politician: Ulysses Grant, Henry Adams, Gertrude Stein”

Sussex Modernism Lecture Series: 

 At Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

All talks will begin at 14.30.

Wednesday May 4th      Sussex Modernism and Charleston (Hope Wolf)

Wednesday May 11th     Sussex Modernism and Farley Farm (Alistair Davies)

Wednesday May 18th     Sussex Modernism and Ditchling (Hope Wolf)

Wednesday May 25th     Malcolm Lowry, Edward Burra: Surrealism in Rye (Nigel Foxcroft)

Series of Talks:

At Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion

All talks will take place 10.30 – 13.30

Thursday 5th May           Modernism in Sussex (Alistair Davies)

Thursday 12th May         Sussex Modernism and Public Art (Hope Wolf)

Thursday 19th May         The Two Keiths: Keith Vaughan and Keith Douglas (Alistair Davies)

Thursday 26th May         Sussex Modernism and the Coast (Hope Wolf)

One-Day Conferences

Friday 27th May                Hospitable Modernism Conference   (Dr. Kate McLoughlin)

Tuesday 19th July            Bloomsbury in Sussex: a One-Day Conference Marking 100 Years at  Charleston

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