LRJ Conference

Laura (Riding) Jackson in the Twenty-First Century

A conference at Cornell University - 28 October 2010

Sponsored by the Laura (Riding) Jackson Board of Literary Management and the Rare and Mansuscript Collections, Cornell University Library

Session one

Time: 9.30 am - 11 am
Moderator: Mark Jacobs

  • Carla Billitteri University of Maine
    A "Visibility of Blindness": Laura (Riding) Jackson's Poetics of Intuition
  • Jack Blackmore Nottingham Trent University
    Notes for a reading of "One Self" by Laura Riding
  • Christina Whitney University of Denver
    Poetry as "Lying Discourse": Laura (Riding) Jackson’s Growing Distrust of Rhetorical Poetics

Session two
Time: 11.30 am - 1 pm
Moderator: Elizabeth Friedmann

  • Jeff Hamilton Washington University
    Kairotic Rhetoric and the Counter-pastoral in Laura Riding's Though Gently
  • Roxanne Warwick Nottingham Trent University
    The Courtesies of Authorship: Laura (Riding) Jackson and the Establishment of English
  • Barrett Watten Wayne State University
    The House of Language: Laura (Riding) Jackson's Rational Meaning and the Truth of Experience

Lunch break
Time: 1 pm - 2 pm

Session three
Time: 2 pm - 3.30 pm
Moderator: John Nolan

  • Julia Fiedorczuk University of Warsaw
    A Home Made of Words: Some Remarks on The Telling
  • Carroll Ann Friedmann University of Virginia
    The Spirituality of Being Men and Women
  • Anett Jessop University of California, Davis
    Laura (Riding) Jackson's "Universal Linguistic Solution"

4 pm - 6 pm