Programme

The event will take place in the Ashley Building on the University of Birmingham Edgbaston campus, in room 422.

Map and directions The Ashley Building is numbered R17 on the map.

10.30-11.00

Arrival, refreshments, and Introduction

11.00-12.00

Invited speaker: Emanuela Patti, Royal Holloway, University of London and University of Birmingham

‘The art of politics / the politics of art. 1968 and the Italian neoavantgarde magazines’

12.00-1.00

Caroline Rabourdin, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College, London, and AA School of Architecture

‘Roland Barthes in 1968 reviews’

Holly Langstaff, University of Warwick

‘Blanchot after 1968: Fragmentary Writing and the Destitution of the Subject’

1.00-2.00

Lunch

2.00-3.30

Andy Stafford, University of Leeds

Souffles and Morocco’s 1968: Towards a Poetics of Post-colonial Revolt?’

Alexandru Matei, Ovidius University, Constanta

‘1968 in Romania: How External Conflicts Bring Internal Peace (and prepare a tyranny)’

Alexander Corcos, University of Warwick

‘The Situationist International’

3.30-3.45

Tea/coffee

3.45-4.45

Invited speaker: Mererid Puw Davies, University College London

‘Literature’s Tiny Death Knell: West German Reviews and Literary Culture, 1968’

4.45-5.15

Closing discussion

Advertisements