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Previous talks/events

International (pre-2014):

  • 2013 Invited speaker ‘Virginia Woolf, Memory and the Maternal’, Ecrire la modernité, mémoires intimes, mémoires de guerre, University of Toulouse.
  • 2013 Invited speaker ‘Joanna Rajkowska: Themes, Influences, Art’, Jagiellonian University and ‘Virginia Woolf and the Arts’, National Museum, Krakow, Poland
  • 2012 Invited speaker ‘Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Domestic Photography’, and ‘Virginia Woolf and Aesthetics’, Lecture tour of the Netherlands (Breda, Utrecht, Eindhoven, Hengelo, Deventer) for Genootschap Nederland-Engeland Society.
  • 2012 Plenary speaker ‘Multidisciplinary Woolf/Multiple Woolfs?’ 22nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • 2010 Plenary speaker ‘Virginia Woolf and Aesthetics’, at ‘Between the Aesthetical and the Political’, University of Bergen, Norway.
  • 2010 Invited speaker ‘Modernist Women and Postmodern Orlando‘, and ‘British Women Postcolonial Writers’, Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland.
  • 2009  Invited speaker ‘Modernist Women: Feminism and Cinema’ and ‘Virginia Woolf and Photography’, Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland.
  • 2008 Panel Chair and speaker ‘Virginia Woolf and the Royal Academy’, Woolf Editing/Editing Woolf, University of Denver, USA.
  • 2005 Plenary ‘Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf, and the Maternal’ at Intertextual Dialogues, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
  • 2004 Plenary ‘Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as Photographers’ at Picturing Women, Bryn Mawr, Philadelphia USA
  • 2003 ‘Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as Photographers’, Woolf in the Real World: 13th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, Smith College MA, USA, Invited – Panel Chair.
  • 2003 Keynote Speaker ‘My Own Ghost Met Me: Woolf’s 1930s Photographs, Death and Freud’s Acropolis’, VII Jornadas de Estudios de la Mujer, Complutense Universidade Madrid.
  • 2002 Plenary Speaker ‘Modernist Women and Cinema’, Spanish Association for AngloAmerican Studies AnnualConference, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

National (pre-2014):

  • 2013 Invited speaker ‘Virginia Woolf, the Arts and Theatre’, the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain, Stratford-on-Avon.
  • 2013 Invited speaker ‘Virginia Woolf and the Arts’, Art Writers, Tate Britain.
  • 2013 Assuming Gender Annual Lecture, University of Cardiff.
  • 2012 Invited speaker ‘Visual Modernisms’, Modernism Seminar, Institute of English Studies, University of London.
  • 2011 ‘Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Domestic Photography’, invited talk University College campus, Suffolk.
  • 2011 ‘Contradictions in Autobiography: Virginia Woolf’s Writings on Art’, ‘Contradictory Woolf: the 21st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf’, University of Glasgow.
  • 2010 ‘Virginia Woolf and the Arts’, Symposium to launch The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and the Arts (ed.) Maggie Humm, Edinburgh and Columbia University Presses.
  • 2010 ‘Virginia Woolf and the Arts’, invited talk Edinburgh International Book Festival.
  • 2010 ‘Virginia Woolf, Domestic Photography and Writing’, invited talk the Photographers’ Gallery, London.
  • 2010 ‘Roger Fry, Gertrude Stein, Post-Impressionism and John Maynard Keynes in  1910’, December 1910 Centenary Conference on Modernism, University of Glasgow.
  • 2009 keynote speaker ‘(Re)reading Woolf’, University of Essex.
  • 2009 ‘Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, the Maternal and Photography’, M(O)therTrouble Conference, Birkbeck College, University of London.
  • 2008 Keynote speaker ‘Virginia Woolf and Visual Culture: Analogies, adoptions Abjection’, Modernism and Visual Culture, University of Oxford.
  • 2008 Invited speaker, Festchrift for Diana Leonard, Goodenough College, London.
  • 2008 Invited speaker, ‘Virginia Woolf’, Sissinghurst Castle, National Trust.
  • 2007 Keynote speaker ‘I and Not-I’, Women and Visual Culture, University of Oxford.
  • 2007 ‘Memory Holes or Heterotopias?’, University of Dundee
  • 2007 ‘Virginia Woolf, Orlando and Photography’, St. John’s College, York.
  • 2007 ‘Memory Holes or Heterotopias?’, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London.
  • 2007 Invited speaker: ‘Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell and Domestic Photography’, London Metropolitan University .
  • 2006 ‘Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as Photographers’, National Portrait Gallery.
  • 2006 ‘Orlando‘ The Women’s Library.
  • 2006 ‘The Lives and Photographs of Artists: Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell’, Tate Britain.
  • 2006 ‘Memory Holes or Heterotopias’, Woolfian Boundaries: 16th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, University of Birmingham.
  • 2006 ‘Virginia Woolf as Photographer’, The Women’s Library.
  • 2005 Keynote ‘Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf and the Maternal at Gender and Generation: European Women’s Writing, University of Bath
  • 2005 Invited speaker inauguration of the Durham University Centre of Advanced Photographic Studies.
    Read about the event
  • 2004 Plenary Speaker 14 th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf ‘Back to Bloomsbury’: ‘Woolf’s 1930s Photographs and Freud’.
  • 2004 ‘Gender and Modernism’ at Women and Others: A Decade of Women’s Studies, University of Hull.
  • 2004 ‘Memory and Photography’, Westminster University Colloquium.
  • 2003 ‘Modernist Women, Feminism and Cinema’, Women’s Studies Centre, University of York, Invited speaker.
  • 2002 ‘Memory and the Matrixial’, Psychoanalysis and History Seminar Series, Institute of Historical Research, University of London
  • 2002 ‘Virginia Woolf,Photography and Modernism’, The Annual Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture, Virginia Woolf Society.
  • 2001 ‘Visual Modernism: Virginia Woolf’s ‘Portraits’, ‘Voyages Out, Voyages Home’, Eleventh Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, University of Bangor.

Publications

Books:

  • 2016 Radical Space (eds.) D. Shaw and M. Humm, Rowman & Littlefield, London.
  • 2010 The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and the Arts, Edinburgh University Press and Columbia University Press.Reviews: https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-the-edinburgh-companion-to-virginia-woolf-and-the-arts.html
  • 2006 Snapshots of Bloomsbury: the Private Lives of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell, Rutgers University Press/Tate Publications.
  • 2002 Virginia Woolf, Photography and Modernism, Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain.
  • 2002 Modernist Women and Visual Cultures: Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Photography and Cinema , Edinburgh University Press/Rutgers University Press, Edinburgh and New Brunswick.
    A Reader’s Guide to Feminist Literary Criticism translated into Turkish 2007

Book chapters:

  • 2017 ‘Virginia Woolf and the Artistic Heritage of St. Ives’, in Virginia Woolf and Heritage (eds.). J.de Gay, T. Breckin and A. Reus, Clemson UP, Clemson
  • 2016 ‘Woolf and the Visual’, A Companion to Virginia Woolf (ed.) J. Berman, Wiley Blackwell, New York, pp.291-304
  • 2016 ‘Joanna Rajkowska: Themes, Influences, Art’, in Radical Space (eds.) D. Shaw and M. Humm, Rowman & Littlefield, London
  • 2013 ‘Cinema and Photography’, Woolf in Context (eds.) B. Randall and J. Goldman, Cambridge University Press, pp. 291-301.
  • 2013 ‘Multidisciplinary Woolf/Multiple Woolfs?’, Interdisciplinary/Multidisciplinary Woolf (eds.) A Martin and K. Holland, Clemson University Press, pp. 3-12.
  • 2012 ‘Contradictions in Autobiography: Virginia Woolf’s Writings on Art’, Contradictory Woolf (eds.) D. Ryan and S. Bolaki, Clemson: Clemson University Press, pp. 74-81.
  • 2010 ‘My Own Ghost Met Me: Woolf’s 1930s Photographs, Death and Freud’s Acropolis’, Virginia Woolf’s Bloomsbury Volume 1 (eds.) G.Potts and L.Shahriari, London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp86-103.
  • 2010 ‘Virginia Woolf and Visual Culture’, The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf 2/E (ed.) S.Sellars, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 214-230.
  • 2010 ‘Women Modernists and Visual Culture’, The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers(ed.) M. T. Linett, Cambridge University Press, pp. 146-159.
  • 2009 ‘Editing Virginia Woolf and the Arts: Virginia Woolf and the Royal Academy’, Woolf Editing/Editing Woolf (eds.) E.McNees and S.Veglahn, Clemson:Clemson University Press, pp 154-159.
  • 2007 ‘Intertextual Mothers: Simone de Beauvoir and Virginia Woolf’, Intertextual Dialogues, Travels, Routes (eds) A. Macedo et al, Braga, Portugal: Universidade do Minho, pp. 45-60
  • 2007 ‘Memory Holes or Heterotopias? the Bloomsbury Photographs’, Woolfian Boundaries: Selected Papers from the 16th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf (eds.) A. Burrells, S.Ellis, D.Parsons and K.Simpson, Clemson:Clemson University Press, pp. 150-156.
  • 2007 ‘Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf and the Maternal’, Women’s Writing in Western Europe: Gender, Generation and Legacy (eds.) A.Giorgio and J.Waters, Newcastel: Cambridge Scholars Press, pp. 170-185.
  • 2006 ‘Photography’, A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture (eds.) D. Bradshaw and K. Dettmar, Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 278-283.
  • 2005 ‘Memory and Photography’, (eds. D. Cunningham et al) Photography and Literature in the Twentieth Century, Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, pp. 42-51
  • 2005 ‘Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as Photographers’ in Woolf in the Real World (ed.) K. Kukil Clemson Digital Press.
  • 2003 ‘Modernist Women and Cinema’, in Fifty Years of English Studies in Spain 1952-2002 (Eds.) I. M. Palacios Martinez et al, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela: Santiago de Compostela, pp 40-62.
  • 2002 ‘Vanessa Bell’s Photographs: Modernism, the Maternal and the Erotic’, in Literary Modernism and Photography , ed. P. Hansom, Greenwood Press.
  • 2001 ‘Matrixial Memories in Virginia Woolf’s Photographs’, in Virginia Woolf Out of Bounds: Selected Papers from the Tenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf (eds.) J. Berman and J. Goldman, Pace University Press NY, 206-213, ISBN 0944473555
  • 2001 ‘The Domestic Photography of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell: Modernism, the Maternal and the Erotic’, in Feminism, Aesthetics and Subjectivity: Women and Culture in Early Twentieth Century British Literature ed. M. Barbieto, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, pp 99-130, ISBN 84 8121 963 0.
  • 2001 ‘”Hasta donde podemos ir, y luego…avazar mas legos”: estudios de la mujer en el mundo’, in Genero, feminismo y educaion superior: una vision internacional , (eds.) E. Z. Martelo, V. V. Garcia and P. A. Manzanares, Colegio de Postgraduados, Mexico City, pp 215-232.

Referenced journals:

 

  • 2018 ‘Virginia Woolf and Photography’, Etudes Britannique, 53.
  • 2017 ‘The Women’s March in London: Virginia Woolf, John Berger, Judith Butler and Intersectionality’,Intersectionality and Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Equality and Diversity,3:1, pp. 1-14.
  • 2015 ‘Psychobiography and Virginia Woolf’, English Studies, May, pp 1-9.
  • 2014 ‘Realms of Resemblance: Virginia Woolf, Simone de Beauvoir, Mai Zetterling, the MaiZetterling Project
  • 2014 ‘Modernist Women and Cinema’,Przeglad Kulturoznawczy,3 (21) pp. 285-299.
  • 2011 ‘Autobiographical Interfaces: Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell’, Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Special Issue: Autobiography, Spring, No. 79.
  • 2010 ‘The 1930s, Photography, and Virginia Woolf’s Flush‘, Photography and Culture, 3:1, March, pp. 7-18.
  • 2010 ‘Virginia Woolf: Copyright, Intellectual Property, and Future Scholarship’, Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Spring, 77, pp.1-2.
  • 2010 ‘Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, the Maternal and Photography’, Studies in the Maternal, Special Issue.
  • 2008 ‘Flush, or Who Was the Woman in the Photograph?’, Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Fall/Winter, pp. 13-14.
  • 2007 ‘Beauty and Woolf’, Feminist Theory, 7:2, pp 237-254.
  • 2006 ‘The Stephen Sisters as Young Photographers’, Canvas, April, 15, pp 1-7.
  • 2004 ‘Into the Millennium: Feminist Literary Criticism’, Revista Canario de Estudios Ingleses, Special Issue, 48, pp 45-60.
  • 2003 ‘Discovering Virginia’, Virginia Woolf Bulletin , 13, May
  • 2003 ‘Memory, Photography and Modernism: “the dead bodies and ruined houses” of Virginia Woolf’s Three Guineas’, Signs , Winter, 28:2
  • 2002 ‘Visual Modernism: Virginia Woolf’s “Portraits” and Photography’, Woolf Studies Annual , 8, pp 90-104, ISBN 0-94447359-8.
  • 2001 ‘Madchen Without Uniforms: Contemporary Feminist Theories/Praxis’, Feminist Theory , 2:1, April, pp 108-111, ISSN 1464-7001.

Translations and reprints:

  • The Dictionary of Feminist Theory into Polish, Korean, and Japanese.
  • Feminisms into Urdu.
  • A Reader’s Guide to Feminist Literary Criticism into Turkish
  • Feminist Criticism into Arabic (Morocco).
  • Chapter from Feminist Criticism reprinted in S.Jackson et al Women’s Studies: A Reader, Harvester Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead, 1993.
  • Chapter from Border Traffic reprinted in Letteratura e femminismo: la critica femminista Anglo-Amercana: scuola, teorie, modelli (eds) M.T.Chialant and E.Rao, liguori, Naples, 2000.

Key books pre-2001:

  • 1997 Feminism and Film, Edinburgh University Press
  • 1995 The Dictionary of Feminist Theory, Harvester Wheatsheaf/Ohio State University Press
  • 1995 Practising Feminist Criticism, Harvester Wheatsheaf
  • 1992 Feminisms, Harvester Wheatsheaf/Columbia University Press
  • 1991 Border Traffic: Strategies of Contemporary Women Writers, Manchester University Press