Sunday, 29 May 2016

Conference Programme- 2nd June

Richard Burton Centre Annual Postgraduate Conference in Welsh Studies

Thursday 2nd June 2016 10am-5.30pm

Arts and Humanities Conference Room, B02/3, James Callaghan Building, Swansea University

Provisional Programme

10.00-11.30 Panel One

Cath Beard, Nesta’s Scream: Representations of working-class women in Raymond Williams’s Loyalties

Dan Gerke, Raymond Williams with Frustration: The Long Reception of Georg Lukacs

John Boaler, At work: Miners’ wives and mothers

11.30-11.45 Coffee/Tea

11.45-12.45 Panel Two

Sophie Williams The Politics of Welshness: A Response to Bradbury and Andrews

Brian Roper The Multiple Identities of Modern Wales

12.45-1.30 Lunch/Cinio

1.30- 2.30 Panel Three (session yn y Gymraeg- translation facilities available).

Alex Lovell Model newydd ar gyfer Cymraeg Ail Iaith? Astudiaeth ar sut orau y gellir cyflwyno’r Gymraeg fel ail iaith yn llwyddiannus i’r rhai yn yr ardaloedd mwyaf Seisnig yng Nghymru .

Non Vaughan Williams, Nan Davies arloeswraig darlledu cyhoeddus yng Nghymru 1935-1969 / Nan Davies: a public service broadcasting pioneer in Wales 1935-1969.

2.30-4.00 Panel Four

Syd Morgan, Jack White: Wales and Ireland, Socialisms and Nationalisms

Jay Rees, Student experience, a mere footnote in education history: a case study of Swansea University

Sam Blaxland, The Curious Case of Ted Dexter and Cardiff South East.

4.00-4.20 Coffee/Tea

4.20-5.30 Keynote Lecture, Dr Angharad Closs Stephens (Swansea University) ‘From National Mood to Political Affects: notes from the funeral of Margaret Thatcher.