Upcoming Seminar Series: Digestive Modernisms

Digestive Modernisms - Spring 2023 Research Seminar Series

Please join us for a series of online talks about modernism and digestion as part of the Digestive Modernisms research network. These events are free and open to all. The talks will be streamed on Microsoft Teams (see links below) and will last approximately 90 minutes, including time for Q&A. Live captioning will be available.


Research Seminar 1 – Wednesday 5th April, 4pm

Microsoft Teams Link: https://tinyurl.com/digmod1

Genevieve Smart (Birkbeck, University of London) - ‘The Passage to Gender Indeterminacy: F. T. Marinetti’s Guts’

Peter Adkins (University of Edinburgh) - ‘Of Steaks and Suffragettes: The Vegetarian Politics of Virginia Woolf’s Night and Day


Research Seminar 2 – Wednesday 10th May, 4pm

Microsoft Teams Link: https://tinyurl.com/digmod2

Louise Benson James (Ghent University) - ‘Of course one’s stomach being nearly the whole of one, it is apt to have very large pains’: The digestive system in Radclyffe Hall’s Adam’s Breed (1926). 

Derek Ryan (University of Kent) - 'James Joyce's ‘Lestrygonians’ and the Modernist Gullet'