'When familiar meanings dissolve...'
A CONFERENCE IN COMMEMORATION OF MALCOLM BOWIE
Friday 16 - Saturday 17 May 2008
at the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies
Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DN
further details: http://igrs.sas.ac.uk/events/conference/conf_Bowie.htm <http://igrs.sas.ac.uk/events/conference/conf_Bowie.htm>
In addition to his vast influence in the UK and beyond, Malcolm Bowie was the
founding Director of the Institute of Romance Studies in 1989
and when the IRS merged with the IGS to become the IGRS in 2004, he was its first Chair of Advisory Council.
This two-day conference is a celebration of the work and interests of Malcolm Bowie in the multidisciplinary field of 19c
and 20c French studies. It includes sessions on 19c French poetry, Proust, literature & theory, music & the visual arts.
On the first evening there will be a vin d'honneur at the French Institute followed by a talk by Marina Warner.
Conference speakers (alphabetically) are: Joseph Acquisto, Nathalie Aubert, Hugues AzÚrad, Tom Baldwin, Philip Dravers, Alison Finch, Natasha Grigorian, Akane Kawakami, Henriette Korthals-Altes, Roland-Franšois Lack, Richard Langham-Smith, ┴ine Larkin, Katherine Lunn-Rockliffe, Jo Malt, Tim Mathews, Kathy McIlvenny, Carol Murphy, Paddy O'Donovan, Mary Orr, Michael Sheringham, Gabrielle Townsend, Adam Watt, John Whittaker, Heather Williams & Kathrin Yacavone.
TO PRE-REGISTER, see http://igrs.sas.ac.uk/events/conference/PDF_reg_form_Bowie.pdf