Event: Travelling with Coetzee, 29 Sept – 1 Oct 2017, Oxford

Travelling with Coetzee,

Other Arts, other Languages

29 September – 1 October 2017, Oxford

 

Travelling with Coetzee: Other Arts, Other Languages is a two-day conference on the work of J.M. Coetzee to be held at the University of Oxford on 29-30 September. The conference aims to consider both the transmission of Coetzee’s work into other languages and art forms, and the consistent engagement with other languages and art forms within his published work and archive. The academic programme will be comprised of panels on the relationship between Coetzee’s work and other art forms, including visual arts and music, as well as panels that address broader debates about intermediality, modernism, translation, and world literature.

The conference will also feature two special events with artists and translators whose work engages closely with Coetzee’s fiction, and who have collaborated in various ways with J. M. Coetzee.

Additionally, the exhibition Photographs from Boyhood, a selection of J.M. Coetzee’s own photographs curated by Hermann Wittenberg (University of the Western Cape), will be shown as part of the conference.

The events will conclude on Sunday, 1 October, with a Reading by J.M. Coetzee at St Luke’s Chapel, near the Radcliffe Humanities Building.

Conference registration will include tickets for the Reading, but tickets are also available for those who wish to attend only the reading.



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