10.30am -12.30pm: Screening of Sally Potter’s Orlando, featuring Tilda Swinton.
2pm – 3.30pm: Symposium Part I
4pm – 5pm: Symposium Part II
Dr Jane Goldman, Reader in English Literature at the University of Glasgow, hosts Unlacing Orlando, an exploration and celebration of Virginia Woolf’s novel and its modern cultural legacies.
Dr Jane Goldman is author of The Feminist Aesthetics of Virginia Woolf: Modernism, Post-Impressionism and the Politics of the Visual (Cambridge UP, 1998) and co-editor of Modernism: An Anthology of Sources and Documents (Edinburgh UP & Chicago UP 1998). Her recent publications include Modernism, 1910-1945: Image to Apocalypse (Palgrave, 2004) and The Cambridge Introduction to Virginia Woolf (Cambridge UP, 2006). She is editor of Woolf’s To the Lighthouse for Cambridge, and is currently writing a book, Virginia Woolf and the Signifying Dog.
Her research and teaching interests include: Modernism and the Avant-Garde, Virginia Woolf Studies, Modern and Contemporary Poetry and Fiction, Literary Theory (including theories of gender, sexuality and feminism), American Literature, Comparative Literature, interartistic analogy, suffragist and suffragette aesthetics, canine aesthetics and animality studies. She is particularly interested in the work of Virginia Woolf, Gertrude Stein, Nathanael West, Kurt Schwitters and the songs of Mary Poppins. She is also a poet, working towards her first collection.