Friday, 20 May 2016

Updated Programme- 2nd June

Richard Burton Centre Annual Postgraduate Conference in Welsh Studies
Thursday 2nd June 2016 10am-5.30pm
Arts and Humanities Conference Room, B02/3, James Callaghan Building, Swansea University

Provisional Programme

10.00-11.30 Panel One
Cath Beard, Nesta’s Scream: Representations of working-class women in Raymond Williams’s Loyalties
Dan Gerke, Raymond Williams with Frustration: The Long Reception of Georg Lukacs
John Boaler, At work: Miners’ wives and mothers

11.30-11.45 Coffee/Tea

11.45-12.45 Panel Two
Sophie Williams The Politics of Welshness: A Response to Bradbury and Andrews
Brian Roper The Multiple Identities of Modern Wales

12.45-1.30 Lunch/Cinio

1.30- 2.30 Panel Three
Alex Lovell Model newydd ar gyfer Cymraeg Ail Iaith? Astudiaeth ar sut orau y gellir cyflwyno’r Gymraeg fel ail iaith yn llwyddiannus i’r rhai yn yr ardaloedd mwyaf Seisnig yng Nghymru (session yn y Gymraeg- translation facilities available).
Jay Rees, Student experience, a mere footnote in education history: a case study of Swansea University

2.30-3.30 Panel Four
Clare Davies, Remembering 1926: Representations of the General Strike in Welsh Writing in English
Syd Morgan, Jack White: Wales and Ireland, Socialisms and Nationalisms

3.30-4.00 Coffee/Tea

4.00-5.30 Keynote Lecture,
Dr Angharad Closs Stephens (Swansea University) ‘From National Mood to Political Affects: notes from the funeral of Margaret Thatcher.