Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Brookes at the Oxford Literary Festival

Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Members of the Brookes English team are set to appear in a range of exciting and thought-provoking sessions at the Oxford Literary Festival, which starts this Saturday 24 March and runs to 1 April. Featuring appearances from a vast array of authors, writers and public figures and with a packed schedule of events, those who plan to attend the festival really are spoilt for choice; however, as a helping hand, we list below those with a particular Brookes bent...


Kate Clanchy, Chaired by Steve Matthews Other Worlds in Oxford 4:00pm, Sunday 25 March Stewart Lee, Josie Long, Alan Moore. Chaired by Simon Kövesi What’s the Point of the Arts and Humanities? 2:00pm, Monday 26 March Joanne Harris and Rob Pope Reader, I married him 10:00am, Tuesday 27 March Janet Beer and Avril Horner. Chaired by Alex Goody Edith Wharton: Sex, Satire and the Older Woman 2:00pm, Tuesday 27 March Richard Mabey and Paul Farley. Chaired by Simon Kövesi Edgelands: Nature Writing in Estranged Places 6:30pm, Wednesday 28 March Students of Oxford Academy and of Oxford Brookes MA Creative Writing Course. Chaired by James Hawes Chocolate is the Word 12:00pm, Friday 30 March Philip Hensher and Zaved Mahmood. Chaired by James Hawes Scenes from Early Life 6:30pm, Friday 30 March Declan Kiberd. Chaired by Eoin Flannery Culture and the Irish Future 4:00pm, Sunday 1 April