Literature Technology Media Conference October 2016

Saturday 15th October 2016
Faculty of English, Cambridge: Room GR05

9.30 Welcome and Introduction
David Trotter, ‘Media Theory Now: A Very Brief Introduction Indeed’
Steven Connor, ‘The Question concerning Technography’

10.15 Coffee break

10.30 Session 2: Vision
Chair: Steve Connor

Sarah Haggarty, ‘Point and line in Newton and Blake’
Jenny Wallace, ‘Photography and Classical Reception’

12.00 Lunch break

12.45 Session 3: Print Culture and Beyond
Chair: Sarah Dillon
Jessica Lim, : ‘Improved by Cuts’: Implied Reading Practices and Anna Laetitia Barbauld’s Books for Children’
Sarah Meer, ‘Bloomers in Bleak House: Serialisation in Harper’s and Frederick Douglass’s Paper’
Nathaniel Zetter, ‘Engineering Problems: The Place of Literature Within Information Theory’

2.15 Coffee break

2.30 Session 4: Science and Technology
Chair: Ned Allen

Ewan Jones, ‘Thermodynamic Rhythm/The Poetics of Waste’
Drew Milne, ‘Ideology under the Microtome: Prosthetic Insight and Literary Blindness’

3.30 CLOSE

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