Annual association for welsh Writing in English Conference.
Gregynog Hall, Newtown, Powys
March 19-21, 1999
Conference jointly organized by:
Professor M. Wynn Thomas: The Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales, Swansea University;
Dr John Pikoulis: the Department of Adult and Continuing Education, Cardiff University
MAIN SPONSORS: THE UNIVERSITY OF WALES GREGYNOG STAFF COLLOQUIA FUND; THE RHYS DAVIES TRUST; ACADEMI AGENCY
Additional sponsorship: Seren; the University of Wales Press
Friday, 19th March, 1999
2.00 pm: AWE board meeting
6.00 pm: Reception, followed by dinner at 7.00
8.30 pm: Mike Jenkins in conversation with John Pikoulis; followed by reading of his work
Saturday, 20th March, 1999
9.30am: Clare Morgan, "Exile and the Kingdom: Margiad Evans and the Mythic Landscape of Wales"
11.30am: Brief papers:
(i) Vic Golightly, "Dylan Thomas and Sign language"
(ii) Rhian Reynolds, "'A midwife existence': the life and work of Aneirin Talfan Davies"
(iii) Barbara Prys Williams, "History is What You Live: Ron Berry’s epiphany of self"
2.00pm: Jane Aaron, "Anthologizing Short Stories”
3.00pm: PARALLEL SESSION:
EITHER Katie Gramich, "Dynion Bach a Menywod Mawr: Rhyw a Chenedl yn y Stori Fer yn y 30au a'r 40au" (“Little Men and Big Women: Gender Roles in the Short Stories of the 30s and 40s":[an English translation of this talk is available])
OR: Francesca Rhydderch, "Dorothy Edwards : ‘a refugee from tradition’"
5.00pm: Tony Brown, "The Short Stories of Gwyn Jones"
8.30pm: Reading by Catherine Fisher and Clare Morgan
Sunday, 21 March, 1999
9.30am: Linden Peach, “Loose Crimes and Misdemeanours: Leslie Norris’s short fiction”
11.30am: Simon Baker, "The Short Stories of Rhys Davies"
1.00pm: Lunch and depart