Talking on Water

TALKING ON WATER

Sat 16 Mar

A day of talks, readings and presentations on the theme of water, bringing together artists, writers and scientists.  Contributors include artist Maggi Hambling, writer James Attlee, and writer and journalist Caspar Henderson, with additional contributions from Marina Warner, James Canton, Adrian May and Philip Terry of the University’s Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies.

Program:

10-10.30                   Coffee/Tea

10.30 -11.15            Maggi Hambling – North Sea Waves

11.15-11.25              Glynn Maxwell- Intermezzo

11.25 – 12.15           Caspar Henderson – Water of Life: Barely
Imagined Beings of a Terraqueous Globe

12.15 – 12.30          Intermezzo – Kate Dunton: An extract from
Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping

12.30 – 2pm             Lunch and Lakeside walk

2 – 2.20                    James Canton: Tidal Margins – Intermezzo

2.20-3.10               James Attlee – Liquid Mysteries

3.10-3.20               Intermezzo – Philip Terry

3.20-3.50               Marina Warner – Cable: Submarine

Conversations

3.50-4pm             Intermezzo – Adrian May

4pm                        Afternoon Tea

4.15 – 4.30           Panel Discussion

 

  • Sat 16 Mar
  • 10-5.30pm
  • £5/£4
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