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LONDON CALLING: LAWRENCE & THE METROPOLIS

14th INTERNATIONAL D.H. LAWRENCE CONFERENCE

LONDON, U.K., 3rd – 8th July 2017

Provisional Conference Table 

 

NB: Locations are unlikely to change; timings may do so. For addresses and further details of locations, please see ‘Venues’ (https://dhlawrencesociety.com/venues/) or ‘Map of Lawrence’s London’ (https://dhlawrencesociety.com/map-of-lawrences-london/). Graduate Fellows will guide attenders between Conference Venues.

MONDAY 3rd July 2017 

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
11.00-3.30 Conference Registration New College of the Humanities (NCH) Tea and Coffee will be served
12.00-1.30

2.00-3.30

 

Bloomsbury Walking Tour Starting and finishing at NCH With one of: John Worthen, Maria Thanassa, and Catherine Brown
4.00-5.30 Opening Plenary NCH A welcome from Executive Director Catherine Brown followed by the Conference Opening Lecture from Patrick Flanery
6.00-7.30 Welcome Dinner Various restaurants near NCH No single restaurant near NCH is large enough to take us all, so we will divide between a few local restaurants
8.00 Drama Evening RADA on Chenies Street An evening of Lawrencian drama!

 

TUESDAY 4th July 2017

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
9.00-10.30 Session 1 NCH Parallel strands of academic papers held in different rooms at NCH; the same goes for all other ‘Session’s.
10.30-11.00 Tea NCH  
12.30-2.00 Lunch NCH Served in the Senior Common Room; you are welcome to take your food to one of the teaching rooms on the second and third floors of the College, or else to take it out into the key garden of Bedford Square; the same goes for all other lunches
2.00-3.30 Walking tour of Bloomsbury Starting and finishing at NCH With one of: John Worthen, Maria Thanassa, and Catherine Brown. There are two different tours, so it would be possible to go on one on Monday and a different one today
3.30-4.00 Tea NCH
4.00-5.30 Session 3 NCH
5.45-7.00 Keynote Address NCH Address given by David Game
8.15 onwards Music and Poetry Evening St George’s Church, Bloomsbury An evening of Lawrence’s poetry, and related music

 

WEDNESDAY 5th July 2017

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
9.00-10.30 Session 4 NCH  
10.30-11.00 Tea NCH  
11.00-12.30 Session 5 NCH  
12.30-2.00 Lunch NCH  
2.00-6.00 Walking tour of Hampstead Heath Hampstead Heath With one of John Worthen, Maria Thanassa, and Catherine Brown. Transport to and from Hampstead Heath will be by London Underground
7.00 onwards Wine Reception at Catherine Brown’s house 51 Brondesbury Road, Kilburn Graduate Fellows will guide those wishing to attend this event from Hampstead Heath to Kilburn; they are not far apart

 

THURSDAY 6th July 2017 

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
9.00-10.30 Session 6 NCH  
10.30-11.00 Tea NCH  
11.00-12.30 Session 7 NCH  
12.30-2.00 Lunch NCH  
2.00-3.30 Meeting of CCILC NCH  
3.30-4.00 Tea NCH  
4.00-5.30 Session 8 NCH  
5.30-6.30 Keynote Address Senate House, Woburn Suite Address given by Paul Poplawski
6.30-7.30 Keynote Address Senate House, Woburn Suite Address given by Judith Ruderman
7.45 Journey by Tube to Kensington Senate House  
8.30 Conference Dinner Gloucester Millennium Hotel, Kensington Dinner to be preceded by the DHLSNA Awards Ceremony, and punctuated by a performance of a selection from Glyn Bailey’s musical, Lawrence (http://www.lawrencethemusical.com)

 

FRIDAY 7th

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
9.00-10.30 Session 9 NCH  
10.30-11.00 Tea NCH  
11.00-12.30 Session 10 NCH  
12.30-2.00 Lunch NCH  
2.00-3.30 Session 11 NCH  
3.30-4.00 Tea NCH  
4.00-5.00 Closing Plenary NCH Address given by Marianna Torgovnick
5.00-5.30 Announcement of next conference and closure NCH  

 

SATURDAY 8th: EXCURSION TO EASTWOOD

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
8.30 Departure of coach from London for Eastwood NCH
11.30-1.00 Eastwood Eastwood, Nottinghamshire Visit to Birthplace, and walk around Eastwood, guided by Andrew Harrison
1.45-3.15 Beauvale Priory Beauvale, Nottinghamshire Guided tour by Ann Whyte, and lunch
3.25-3.40 Moorgreen Reservoir Moorgreen, Nottinghamshire Short stop
4.15-6.00 Matlock Matlock, Peak District, Derbyshire Free time for a visit and tea
6.20-7.00 Mountain Cottage Middleton-by-Wirksworth, Derbyshire Short visit to see the cottage and surroundings
10.00 Arrival in London NCH Goodbye and have good journeys home!


MONDAY 3rd July 2017

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
12.00-4.00 Conference Registration New College of the Humanities (NCH) Tea and Coffee will be served
12.30-2.00

2.30-4.00

 

Bloomsbury Walking Tour Starting and finishing at NCH With one of John Worthen, Maria Thanassa, and Catherine Brown
4.30-6.00 Opening Plenary Senate House, Woburn Suite A welcome from Executive Director Catherine Brown followed by the Conference Opening Lecture from Patrick Flanery
6.30 Welcome Dinner Various restaurants near NCH No restaurant near NCH is large enough for us all, so we will divide between restaurants near to the preceding and following Conference Venues
8.00 Drama Evening RADA on Chenies Street An evening of Lawrencian drama! 


TUESDAY 4th July 2017

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
9.00-10.30 Session 1 NCH Parallel strands of academic papers held in different rooms at NCH; the same goes for all other ‘Session’s.
10.30-11.00 Tea NCH  
12.30-2.00 Lunch NCH Served in the Senior Common Room; you are welcome to take your food to one of the teaching rooms on the second and third floors of the College, or else to take it out into the key garden of Bedford Square; the same goes for all other lunches
2.00-3.30 Walking tour of Bloomsbury Starting and finishing at NCH With one of John Worthen, Maria Thanassa, and Catherine Brown. There are two different tours, so it would be possible to go on one on Monday and a different one today
3.30-4.00 Tea NCH
4.00-5.30 Session 3 NCH
5.45-7.00 Keynote Address Senate House, Woburn Suite Address given by David Game
8.00 onwards Music and Poetry Evening St George’s Church, Bloomsbury An evening of Lawrence’s poetry, and related music

 

WEDNESDAY 5th July 2017

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
9.00-10.30 Session 4 NCH  
10.30-11.00 Tea NCH  
11.00-12.30 Session 5 NCH  
12.30-2.00 Lunch NCH  
2.00-6.00 Walking tour of Hampstead Heath Hampstead Heath With one of John Worthen, Maria Thanassa, and Catherine Brown. Transport to and from Hampstead Heath will be by London Underground
7.00 onwards Wine Reception at Catherine Brown’s house 51 Brondesbury Road, Kilburn Graduate Fellows will guide those wishing to attend this event from Hampstead Heath to Kilburn; they are not far apart

 

THURSDAY 6th July 2017

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
9.00-10.30 Session 6 NCH  
10.30-11.00 Tea NCH  
11.00-12.30 Session 7 NCH  
12.30-2.00 Lunch NCH  
2.00-3.30 Meeting of CCILC NCH  
3.30-4.00 Tea NCH  
4.00-5.30 Session 8 NCH  
5.30-6.30 Keynote Address Senate House, Woburn Suite Address given by Paul Poplawski
6.30-7.30 Keynote Address Senate House, Woburn Suite Address given by Judith Ruderman
7.45 Coach leaves from Senate House for Kensington Senate House  
8.30 Conference Dinner Gloucester Millennium Hotel, Kensington Dinner to be preceded by the DHLSNA Awards Ceremony, and punctuated by a performance of a selection from Glyn Bailey’s musical, Lawrence (http://www.lawrencethemusical.com)
11.15 Coach leaves from Gloucester Millennium Hotel, Kensington, for NCH Gloucester Millennium Hotel, Kensington Not everyone will be ready to leave Kensington at the same time, and some may not be resident in Bloomsbury – but for all those who wish, coach transport will be provided back from Kensington to Bloomsbury

  

FRIDAY 7th

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
9.00-10.30 Session 9 NCH  
10.30-11.00 Tea NCH  
11.00-12.30 Session 10 NCH  
12.30-2.00 Lunch NCH  
2.00-3.30 Session 11 NCH  
3.30-4.00 Tea NCH  
4.00-5.00 Closing Plenary Senate House, Woburn Suite Address given by Marianna Torgovnick
5.00-5.30 Announcement of next conference and closure Senate House, Woburn Suite  

 

SATURDAY 8th: EXCURSION TO EASTWOOD

TIME EVENT LOCATION NOTES
8.30 Departure of coach from London for Eastwood NCH
11.30-1.00 Eastwood Eastwood, Nottinghamshire Visit to Birthplace, and walk around Eastwood, guided by Andrew Harrison
1.45-3.15 Beauvale Priory Beauvale, Nottinghamshire Guided tour by Ann Whyte, and lunch
3.25-3.40 Moorgreen Reservoir Moorgreen, Nottinghamshire Short stop
4.15-6.00 Matlock Matlock, Peak District, Derbyshire Free time for a visit and tea
6.20-7.00 Mountain Cottage Middleton-by-Wirksworth, Derbyshire Short visit to see the cottage and surroundings
10.00 Arrival in London NCH Goodbye and have good journeys home!
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