09 September 2007

Schedule Updated for the Sylvia Plath 75th Year Symposium

Another new schedule is now available for the Symposium. Please check this against previous schedules to be sure you know when you are presenting/participating.

Sylvia Plath 75th Year Symposium Schedule
October 25-29th 2007 at Oxford University

Thursday, 25 Oct

9:00-5:30
All-day registration, Rhodes House

9:00
Continental breakfast, Rhodes House

9:30
Opening, Rhodes Milner Room

10:00-11:00
Literary panel, small Rothermere ~ ‘The Bee Poems’: Bethany Hicok, Georgiana Banita

10:00-11:45
Literary panel, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath and Pathology’: Elana Ciobanu, Mary DeShazer, Ralph Didlake, Deborah Phelps

10:00-11:45
Literary panel, large Rothermere ~ ‘Expressing Struggle and Pain’: Beth Martinelli, Pamela Ryan, Ghanim Samarrai, Isabella Wai

10:00-11:45
Literary panel, Rhodes Beit ~ ‘Plath, Sexton and the Literary Market’: Jo Gill, Mel Waters, Luke Ferretter

12:00-12:45
Welcome lunch, Rhodes

1:15-2:15
Featured artists exhibition talk, painter Kristina Zimbakova and printmaker Cassandra Sloan, Oxford Playhouse

1:15-2:15
Guest speaker Nick Owen, Rhodes Beit ~ ‘Roots of Creativity and Destructiveness in Plath’

1:15-3:45
Literary panel, small Rothermere ~ ‘Plath Family Romance’: Susan Bowers, Kara Kilfoil, Aubrey Menard, Ann Walsh, Kristy Woodcock

1:15-3:45
Literary panel, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath in Comparison’: Abdolmajid Eskandari, Hilary Holladay, Adrianne Kalfopoulou, Gary Leising, Anastasia Logotheti, Barbara Mossberg

1:15-3:45
Literary panel, large Rothermere ~ ‘Plath Parallels with Turkish and Indian Women Writers’:
Majid Avali, Sibel Guzel, Nadide Karkimer, Leyli Jamali, Raja Sekhar, Omid Varzandeh

2:30-3:45
Guest speakers Marianne Egeland and Pamela Norris, Rhodes Beit ~ ‘Plath in Print’;
‘Writing the life as fiction: Sylvia Plath and the Problem of Biography’

4:00-5:45
Featured speakers Helle and Larschan, Rhodes Milner
Helle ~ ‘“The Photographic Chamber of the Eye”: Plath, Photography and the Post-Confessional Muse’
Larschan ~ ‘ “What Mightn’t the Sea Bequeath?”: Plath’s Mythical Massachusetts’

6:00-7:00
Wine reception at Divinity School, Bodleain Library exhibition of Plath’s small press books

7:00-9:00
Reception and poetry reading at Blackwell’s Bookshop (P)

8:00-9:15
Featured playwright Elisabeth Gray’s play ‘Wish I Had a Sylvia Plath’, Pilch Theatre (P)

9:00-7:00
Rothermere Library exhibition of Enid Mark’s ‘About Sylvia’ book of illustrated poems

Friday, 26 Oct

9:00-5:30
All-day registration, Rhodes House

9:00
Continental breakfast, Rhodes House

9:00-9:50
Forum, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath Profiles on-line journal 1’: Bill Buckley, Mary Nolan

10:00-11:45
Featured speakers Lynda K. Bundtzen and Tim Kendall, Rhodes Milner
Bundtzen ~ ‘Confession, Contrition, and Concealment in Ted Hughes’s Howls and Whispers’
Kendall ~ ‘Sylvia Plath and the Purpose of Poetry’

12:00-12:45
Lunch, Rhodes

1:00-2:20
Literary panel, large Rothermere ~ ‘Plath and Hughes Manuscripts Verso’: Helen Decker, Emma Hoare, Uta Gosmann

1:00-2:20
Literary panel, small Rothermere ~ ‘Plath’s Influence on International Writers’: Fan Jinghua,
Maria Johnston, Malin Pereira

1:00-2:20
Literary panel, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath, Motherhood and Marriage’: Annie Finch, Katherine Keenan, Sondra Swedborg

1:30-2:15
Exhibition tour/talk, Oxford Playhouse

1:30-2:15
Guest speaker Sarah Churchwell, Rhodes Beit

2:30-4:15
Featured speakers Steven Gould Axelrod and Linda Wagner-Martin, Rhodes Milner
Axelrod ~ ‘Plath and Torture’
Wagner-Martin ~ ‘All Those Years in the Archives: A Life with Sylvia Plath’

4:30-6:30
Literary panel, small Rothermere ~ ‘“Lady Lazarus” and Suicide’: Nadia Boudidah Falfoul, Marcia Elis de Lima Francoso, Kamran Javadizadeh, Stephanie Roush

4:30-6:30
Literary panel, Rhodes Beit ~ ‘Plath in Popular and Cold War Culture’: Joan Dargan, Erik Mortenson, Patrick O’Connor, Cornelia Pearsall, Nicola Presley

4:30-6:30
Literary panel, large Rothermere ~ ‘The Bell Jar’: Ozlem Gorumlu, Esin Kumlu, Elaine Pigeon, Janet Stallard

4:30-6:30
Literary panel, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath and Hughes Dialogue’: Heather Clark, Diana Conzett,
Janne Stigen Drangsholt, Diane Hunter, Terry Hunter

5:00-5:30
Suzie Hanna’s introduction to animation ‘The Girl Who Would be God’, Oxford Playhouse

5:30-7:00
Hanna/Simmons animation and Lahire films ‘Edge’, ‘Lady Lazarus’ and ‘Johnny Panic’, Top Room, Oxford Playhouse

8:00-8:30
Sarah Purcell’s introduction to Sandra Lahire films ‘Edge’, ‘Lady Lazarus’ and ‘Johnny Panic’, Top Room, Oxford Playhouse (P)

8:30-10:00
Lahire films, Hanna/Simmons animation, Top Room, Oxford Playhouse (P)

8:00-8:30
Barbara Mossberg’s introduction to Elisabeth Gray’s play, Pilch Theatre (P)

8:30-9:45
Gray’s play, ‘I Wish I Had a Sylvia Plath’, Pilch Theatre, Oxford (P)

9:00-7:00
Rothermere Library exhibition of Enid Mark’s ‘About Sylvia’ book of illustrated poems

Saturday, 27 Oct

9:00-4:00
All-day registration, Rhodes House

9:00
Continental breakfast, Rhodes House

9:00-9:50
Forum, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath archives at Smith, Lilly & Emory’

10:00-11:30
Featured speakers Karen Kukil and Robin Peel, Rhodes Milner
Kukil ~ ‘Sylvia Plath’s Women’
Peel ~ ‘Sylvia Plath, Emily Dickinson, and Publication’

10:00-11:30
Lahire and Hanna/Simmons animation, Top Room, Oxford Playhouse (P)

11:45-12:45
Lunch, Rhodes

1:00-2:45
Featured speakers Anne Stevenson/Martin Schaetzle and Britzolakis, Rhodes Milner
Stevenson/Schaetzle ~ ‘Sylvia Plath and Ruth Beuscher’
Britzolakis ~ ‘Plath’s Dreamwork’

3:00-4:30
Featured photographer Linda Adele Goodine and featured fiber artist Ann Dingsdale,
Rhodes Milner

3:00-4:30
Guest speakers Francis McCullough and Jonathan Ellis, large Rothermere ~
‘Editing Plath’

3:00-4:30
Featured and Guest poets Catherine Bowman and Crystal Hurdle, small Rothermere

3:00-4:30
Guest artist Amanda Robins and Siall Waterbright, Rhodes Beit ~
‘Sylvia Plath as Artistic Inspiration’

4:45-6:30
Literary panel, large Rothermere ~ ‘Images of Plath’: Annika Hagström, Allyson Hyland, Philippa Hawker, Gail Crowther

4:45-6:45
Literary panel, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath and Female/feminist Identity’: Janet Badia, Christina Belcher, Patricia Grisafi, Jessica McCort, Dorothy Wang

4:45-6:30
Literary panel, Rhodes Beit ~ ‘Plath and Pedagogy’: Amanda Golden, Eusebio de Lorenzo Gomez, Kate Gray, Jason Lee

8:00-9:15
Elisabeth Gray’s play ‘I Wish I Had a Sylvia Plath’, Pilch Theatre, Oxford (P)

9.00-1:00
Rothermere Library exhibition of Enid Mark’s ‘About Sylvia’ book of illustrated poems

Sunday, 28 Oct

9:00-4:00
All-day registration, Rhodes House

9:00
Continental breakfast, Rhodes House

9:00-9:45
Forum, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Sylvia Plath Websites’: Elaine Connell, Peter K. Steinberg

10:00-11:45
Featured speakers Tracy Brain and Langdon Hammer, Rhodes Milner
Brain ~ ‘Representing Sylvia Plath’
Hammer ~ ‘Plath’s German’

12:00-12:45
Lunch, Rhodes

1:00-2:00
Book signing, Rhodes (P)

2:15-4:00
Featured speakers A. Alvarez and Diane Middlebrook, Rhodes Milner
Alvarez ~ ‘My friendship with Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes’
Middlebrook ~ ‘Call and Response in the Poetry of Plath and Hughes’

4:15-5:50
Literary panel, Rhodes Beit ~ ‘Ariel’: Smita Agrawal, Bora Im, Chloe Stopa-Hunt,
Jennifer Ryan

4:15-5:50
Literary panel, small Rothermere ~ ‘Plath’s story “The Perfect Place”’: Irralie Doel,
Lena Friesen, Peter K. Steinberg

4:30-5:30
Guest speaker Judith Kroll, Rhodes Milner

6:00-7:30
Oxford Playhouse reception

7:30-9:30
Oxford Playhouse performance (P)

Monday, 29 Oct
Panels are free and open to the public this day

9:00
Continental breakfast, Rhodes House

9:00-9:50
Forum, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath Profiles on-line journal 2’: Bill Buckley, Mary Nolan

10:00-11:15
Literary panel, large Rothermere ~ ‘Plath’s Prose’: Ipsita Bhattacharyya, Laure De Nevraux

10:00-11:30
Literary panel, Rhodes Beit ~ ‘Plath’s Landscapes’: Katherine Hazzard, Bajrang Korde, David Troupes

10:00-12:00
Literary panel, Rhodes Milner ~ ‘Plath as Visionary’: Liz Beasley, Bill Buckley, Anne Dillon, Anaya Ghoshal, Nephie Christodoulides

10:00-12:00
Poetry panel, small Rothermere

12:00
Closing, Rhodes Milner

1:00
Lunch at local pub

No comments :

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Publications & Acknowledgements

  • BBC Four.A Poet's Guide to Britain: Sylvia Plath. London: BBC Four, 2009. (Acknowledged in)
  • Biography: Sylvia Plath. New York: A & E Television Networks, 2005. (Photographs used)
  • Connell, Elaine. Sylvia Plath: Killing the angel in the house. 2d ed. Hebden Bridge: Pennine Pens, 1998. (Acknowledged in)
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives." Plath Profiles 2. Summer 2009: 183-208.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives, Redux." Plath Profiles 3. Summer 2010: 232-246.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 3." Plath Profiles 4. Summer 2011: 119-138.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 4: Looking for New England." Plath Profiles 5. Summer 2012: 11-56.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. "These Ghostly Archives 5: Reanimating the Past." Plath Profiles 6. Summer 2013: 27-62.
  • Crowther, Gail and Peter K. Steinberg. These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath. Oxford: Fonthill, 2017. Forthcoming.
  • Death Be Not Proud: The Graves of Poets. New York: Poets.org. (Photographs used)
  • Doel, Irralie, Lena Friesen and Peter K. Steinberg. "An Unacknowledged Publication by Sylvia Plath." Notes & Queries 56:3. September 2009: 428-430.
  • Gill, Jo. "Sylvia Plath in the South West." University of Exeter Centre for South West Writing, 2008. (Photograph used)
  • Elements of Literature, Third Course. Austin, Tex. : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 2009. (Photograph used)
  • Helle, Anita Plath. The Unraveling Archive: Essays on Sylvia Plath. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007. (Photographs used, acknowledged in)
  • Helle, Anita. "Lessons from the Archive: Sylvia Plath and the Politics of Memory". Feminist Studies 31:3. Fall 2005: 631-652.. (Acknowledged in)
  • Holden, Constance. "Sad Poets' Society." Science Magazine. 27 July 2008. (Photograph used)
  • Making Trouble: Three Generations of Funny Jewish Women, Motion Picture. Directed by Rachel Talbot. Brookline (Mass.): Jewish Women's Archive, 2007. (Photograph used)
  • Plath, Sylvia, and Karen V. Kukil. The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath, 1950-1962. New York: Anchor Books, 2000. (Acknowledged in)
  • Plath, Sylvia, and Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil (eds.). The Letters of Sylvia Plath. London: Faber, 2017. Forthcoming.
  • Plath, Sylvia. Glassklokken. Oslo: De norske Bokklubbene, 2004. (Photograph used on cover)
  • Reiff, Raychel Haugrud. Sylvia Plath: The Bell Jar and Poems (Writers and Their Works). Marshall Cavendish Children's Books, 2008.. (Images provided)
  • Steinberg, Peter K. Sylvia Plath (Great Writers). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers, 2004.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "'I Should Be Loving This': Sylvia Plath's 'The Perfect Place' and The Bell Jar." Plath Profiles 1. Summer 2008: 253-262.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Sylvia Plath." The Spoken Word: Sylvia Plath. London: British Library, 2010.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "'They Had to Call and Call': The Search for Sylvia Plath." Plath Profiles 3. Summer 2010: 106-132.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "This is a Celebration: A Festschrift for The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath." Plath Profiles 3 Supplement. Fall 2010: 3-14.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "A Perfectly Beautiful Time: Sylvia Plath at Camp Helen Storrow." Plath Profiles 4. Summer 2011: 149-166.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Proof of Plath." Fine Books & Collections 9:2. Spring 2011: 11-12.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Textual Variations in The Bell Jar Publications." Plath Profiles 5. Summer 2012.
  • Steinberg, Peter K. "Writing Life" [Introduction]. Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year's Turning. Stroud, Eng.: Fonthill Media, 2014.

Interviews