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Muriel Spark Centenary Symposium

January 31 @ 5:30 pm - February 2 @ 7:30 pm

Free
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Come along to a 2-day academic symposium exploring all aspects of Spark’s writing. The event will be comprised of:

  • 5 panel sessions (of 3-4 x 20 minute papers)
  • 2 x 50 minute lectures

These talks will be delivered by distinguished academics from a range of national and international institutions.

In addition to this the following events will be available to all via free ticketing :

  • A symposium launch event (drinks reception) on 31 January
  • A screening of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • A creative writing working organised by Zoë Strachan and Louise Welsh
  • Ali Smith in conversation with Zoë Strachan on Spark
  • Alan Taylor in conversation with Colin McIlroy (curator of The National Library of Scotland Spark collection).

Free event. Booking essential.

Full programme and booking on: https://murielspark2018.wordpress.com/

 

Details

Start:
January 31 @ 5:30 pm
End:
February 2 @ 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://murielspark2018.wordpress.com/

Organizers

Glasgow University
National Library of Scotland

Venue

Glasgow University
Senate, Carnegie & Melville Rooms, University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8QQ United Kingdom
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Website:
www.gla.ac.uk/