25th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf: Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries
Location: Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA, U.S.A.
Date: Saturday, Jan. 25, 2 p.m.
Location: Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London
Dates: Through March 1
Location: The Reading Room is a project space located at 3715 Parry Ave., Dallas, Texas
Date: March 3
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: April 5, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: University of London
Hosted by Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London, for the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain. The conference (all welcome) will follow the Virgina Woolf Society AGM (VWS of Great Britain Members only).
Leonard Woolf Society Meeting
Date: May 24, 2014
Location: University of Sussex .
More details TBA.
The festival includes:
- Restorations and Transformations at 1 p.m. on May 16, which discusses recent projects at Charleston to to restore and upgrade barns and hidden courtyards while maintaining the site’s history and special atmosphere.
- Eileen Atkins’ 25th anniversary performance of A Room of One’s Own at 7:30 p.m. on May 25.
- Odes to Virginia Woolf with novelists Alison Macleod, author of Unexploded, and Maggie Gee, author of Virginia Woolf in Manhattan, at noon on May 26. They will discuss oblique and overt ways of referencing literary forebears with Frances Spalding, curator of the forthcoming Virginia Woolf Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.
Get the full schedule of events.
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
Dates: July 10-Oct. 26, 2014
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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