25th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf: Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries
Location: Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, U.S.A.
Dates: June 5-8, 2014
Location: Loyola University’s Lakeshore Campus, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
Co-sponsors: Northern Illinois University and Loyola University Chicago.
Organizers: Pamela L. Caughie, Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago and Diana L. Swanson, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and English at Northern Illinos University
- Tuzyline Jita Allan, professor in the English Department at Baruch College (CUNY)
- Mark Hussey, professor of English at Pace University in New York City where he also is editorial chair for Pace University Press
- Maud Ellmann, Randy L. & Melvin R. Berlin Professor of the Development of the Novel in English at the University of Chicago
Call for Papers: Proposals for papers, panels, roundtables and workshops on any aspect of the conference theme: the centenary of WWI; peace, justice, war, and violence; writing as world creation; Woolf as a world writer; the globalization of Woolf studies; or other topics of your choosing.
Proposal Dealine: Jan. 25, 2014
Leonard Woolf Society Meeting
Date: May 24, 2014
Location: University of Sussex .
More details TBA.
Orlando on Stage West in Texas
Dates: April 3 – May 4, 2014
Place: Stage West, 821 W. Vickery Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas
Sarah Ruhl’s stage version of Orlando, Woolf’s fantasy about a man who wakes up to find he has changed into a woman.
Date: Saturday, March 9
Place: Hertford College, Oxford, UK Haldane Room, Wolfson College, Oxford. OX2 6UD.
Find out more.
The Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College is hosting this workshop marking the centenary of the publication of Leonard Woolf’s path-breaking first novel, set in then Ceylon, The Village in the Jungle (1913).
The Dalloway, a restaurant and bar in New York City’s So Ho district, is hosting a Virginia Woolf-themed book club, centering on the Modernist author’s work.
Japan-Korea Woolf Conference 2013: Reading Woolf in the 21st Century
Date: March 23, 2013
Location: Doshisa University in Kyoto, Japan
Get the details about the conference and the call for papers.
Vanessa and Virginia on stage in London
Dates: March 26 – April 14
Place: Riverside Studios, Crisp Road, Hammersmith, London
Based on the acclaimed novel by Susan Sellers, Elizabeth Wright’s innovative new play is a moving, poetic and powerful story about the remarkable sisters, novelist Virginia Woolf and artist Vanessa Bell. Get more details.
As part of the 2013 Gaurav Gopalan Reading Series, Sarah Ruhl’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s novel Orlandoby Sarah Ruhl, will be on stage Wednesday, April 17, at 8 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Boulevard, in Arlington, Virginia.
Virginia Woolf, Julia Stephen and Narrative Medicine
Date: April 23 at 7 p.m.
Location: NYU School of Law, New York City
Paris Press Books: On Being Ill
New play focuses on Woolf’s mental state on May 31
A Knife in the Whale, a play writtenb by Liz Jardine-Smith and directed by Dominique Gerrard, explores the links between Virginia Woolf’s creativity and her mental state.
The first meeting of the Leonard Woolf Society is set for May 24, 2013, at Room G37, Senate House, Malet St., WC1, London. The time and theme will be announced later, according to organizers.
23rd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf:
Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader
Dates: June 6-9, 2013
Location: Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites at 1763 Comox St., Vancouver
Host: Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Organizer: Helen Wussow, Vancouvehwussow@sfu.ca.
The conference topic encompasses Woolf’s interactions with/influence on Commonwealth writers, the issues of “common” wealth, and discussions of wealth and gender, colonialism and gender, imperialism, politics, and a host of other related topics such as reading Woolf as a member of the Commonwealth.
The conference will take place at the Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites at 1763 Comox Street in Vancouver, which is only steps away from the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver’s famed seawall, and English Bay beach.
The Women’s History Group in association with the Literary London Reading Group warmly invite you to join us on a literature walk on 16 June celebrating the 90th anniversary of the day Clarissa Dalloway plunged into London.
Leslie Stephen and his brother will be the topic at the next English Association’s series of Fellows’ events atWolfson College, Oxford, on Saturday, June 22, at 2 p.m. Hermione Lee will speak on “Brotherly Biography.”
Tuesday, July 31, 7 p.m. at Fenton House Garden, London
Dates: Aug. 12-18, 2013
Location: Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, New Mexico
Spend a day with textile designer and embroiderer Caroline Zoob, making a framed picture using vintage textiles and embroidery, inspired by the beautiful garden at Monk’s House on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
If you are within range of East Sussex, you can still book a seat on the bus to Rodmell for a Saturday, Sept. 21, trip to Monk’s House and Berwick Church sponsored by the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain.
This season, Monk’s House is holding a number of events and workshops and a series of summer lectures for the first time. Bookings for all events can be made by telephoning 01273 474760 or visiting the shop in Rodmell.
Dates: Nov. 15 – Dec. 13 exhibit at Rockford University in Rockford, Ill.
Lottie Cole’s “Bloomsbury Interiors” show on Nov. 19 at Cricket Fine Art, 2 Park Walk, SW10.
Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain Events
Meetings and special event information for society members. Also on this page are additional events in Great Britain.
Charleston Farmhouse, Sussex, England
Charleston Farmhouse, the home of Virginia Woolf’s sister Vanessa Bell, Clive Bell and Duncan Grant, is considered “Bloomsbury in the Country.” The house is open March 27 through Oct. 27. Get information about the 2013 program of events, including The Charleston Festival, held May 17-26, 2013.
Knole House, Sevenoaks, Kent, England
Knole House, the family home of Vita Sackville-West, has limited weekend hours throughout the winter months. Weekday hours begin March 12. For details of events, visit the events page.
Sissinghurst Castle, Cranbrook, Kent, England
Sissinghurst Castle, the medieval manor home home of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicholson from 1930 on, opens March 1. For details of events at Sissinghurst Castle and its Garden, visit the events page.
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