Programme

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME
Monday, 17 DECEMBER 2018   —      VENUE: WATTS GALLERY
10.30:  ARRIVAL AND COFFEE
11.00: WELCOME Cicely Robinson, Curator Watts Gallery
11.15- 12.45 KEYNOTE:

Professor Antony H. Harrison (North Carolina State University) and Professor Lorraine Janzen Kooistra (Ryerson University)

‘Visualizing Christina Rossetti’s Poetry in Print, Pigment, and Pixel’

12.45-13.45:  LUNCH
13.45-14.45:  EXHIBITION TOURS

1.45-2.15 Rossetti exhibition tour group 1: (group 2 time to view Historic Galleries)

2.15-2.45 Rossetti exhibition tour group 2: (group 1 time to view Historic Galleries)

2.45- 3.45  PANEL 1:

Rebekah Lamb, Theology and the Arts ITIA, St Andrews. “Decorative Prose, Spare Design: Christina Rossetti’s ‘Commonplace’ (1870) and Restrained Decadence.”

Dinah Roe,  Oxford Brookes University, “Allegorizing On Her Own Hook: Christina Rossetti’s illustrations to Keble’s The Christian Year.”

4.15- 6.00 BOOK LAUNCH AND DRINKS:

Launch of Digital Illustrated Edition of Goblin Market

6.00: Minibus to Guildford Station
TUESDAY 18 DECEMBER
VENUE:  KEYNES LIBRARY, GORDON SQUARE, BIRKBECK COLLEGE
10-11.30:  PANEL 2

Clara Dawson, University of Manchester,  “Illustrating Poetry in Gift Annuals, 1820-30.”

Laura Clarke, CUNY. “Poesis versus Mimesis: Julia Margaret Cameron’s Photographic Illustrations and the Symbiotic Relationship between Poetry and Art.”

Sarah Hardy, De Morgan Foundation . Vision of Love, Angel of Death: Evelyn De Morgan’s paintings as a visualisation of her early, unpublished Spiritualist poems

11.30-12.00 COFFEE BREAK
12.00-13.00: PANEL 3.

Carey Gibbons, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, ‘The Transformative Mother-Child Relationship in Arthur Hughes’s Illustrations for Christina Rossetti’s Sing-Song.’

Prof Isobel Armstrong, Birkbeck College, ‘Sing Song: Blakean Childhood, Victorian Children; Christina Rossetti and Arthur Hughes as Artists.’

13.00-14.00 LUNCH BREAK
14.00- 15.00 PANEL 4

Isadora Quirarte, Sussex, ‘Portraits of the Invisible: Christina Rossetti’s Monna Innominata’

Prof Mary Arseneau, University of Ottawa,  ‘Illustration, Music, and Interpretation of “Goblin Market”’

15.00-15.30: COFFEE BREAK
15.30-16.30: PANEL 4

Jack Quin, Trinity College Dublin, ‘Illustrating Yeats: Althea Gyles and the material of poetry in the 1890s.’

Ana Parejo Vadillo, Birkbeck,  ‘Illustrating Decadent Poetic Drama: Michael Field and Charles Ricketts.’

16.30-17.00- ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
17.00: WINE RECEPTION
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