Registration is now open for ‘Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End: Modernism and the First World War’, 27-29th September 2012 at the Institute of English Studies, University of London.
Highlights of the conference programme include:
– Keynote address from Adam Piette (University of Sheffield), author of Imagination at War: British Fiction and Poetry 1939-1945 (1995) and The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam (2009).
– Q&A session with special guest Susanna White, BAFTA-award winning director of the forthcoming BBC/HBO adaptation of Parade’s End, scripted by Sir Tom Stoppard and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall, Rupert Everett and Miranda Richardson.
– Launch of the new critical editions of the Parade’s End tetralogy, published by Carcanet Press, and a round-table discussion with the editors of the four volumes: Max Saunders, Joseph Wiesenfarth, Sara Haslam and Paul Skinner.
Film screening of the 1964 BBC adaptation of Parade’s End, starring Judi Dench.
– Over 30 speakers from the UK, Australia, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and the USA.
For more details please visit the conference website.
Rob Hawkes and Ashley Chantler (Conference Organisers)