9.45 – 10am Registration (Fulton 104)

10 – 10.10am Welcome remarks
by Eleanor Careless and Vicky Sparrow

10.10. – 11.40
Panel 1: The Work of Resistance

chair: Vicky Sparrow

Lotta Thießen
Incarcerated Subjectivity and Revolutionary Imaginary: Anna Mendelssohn’s Implacable Art and the relation between transgressions of the poetic and the juridical subject

Jo Borden

Albinia Stanley
Anna Mendelssohn’s Affective Labours

Dr. Luke Roberts
Fear of Retribution, or, On the Poetry of Student Life

11.40 – 12am Tea & Coffee (provided)

12 – 1pm Keynote

Dr. Sara Crangle
Anna Mendelssohn, la poétesse maudite

1 –  2pm Lunch (provided in Fulton 103)

2 – 3.30pm
Panel 2: Otherness and the Other

Dr. Calum Gardner
‘Posies for sophists’: Anna Mendelssohn, Veronica Forrest-Thomson, and Poetry as Anti-Knowledge 

Dr. Jon Clay
The Vital Delirium of Anna Mendelssohn’s Poetry

Florence Uniacke
Controlling Trauma: Writing, drawing and the location of  ‘elsewhere’

Dr. Joe Luna
Do you trust this poem?: on 1:3ng 

3.30 – 4pm Tea & Coffee (provided)

4 – 5.30pm
Panel 3: The Politics of Reading

Chair: Eleanor Careless

Verity Spott
Abjection & the Horrific Subject in Anna Mendelssohn’s Poetry 

Prof. William Rowe
Reference and resistance in the work of Anna Mendelssohn

Andrew Duncan
Blank Measures

Prof. Keston Sutherland
Free Dissociation

 5.30 – 6pm Closing Remarks

by Prof. Carol Watts

6-6.30pm Wine Reception

6.30 – 7.30pm
Poetry Readings and Performance

Verity Spott
Jennifer Cooke
Rod Mengham
Eleanor Careless & Vicky Sparrow 

Performance by Lucy Beynon and Lisa Jeschke

8.30pm Post-conference dinner (not provided)