DRAFT program (subject to change):

10:00am – 10:30am:  Registration

10:30am – 11:30am: Panel One – The Sound of Horror

Silvia Storti, Kingston University
Voices in the Dark: Angela Carter’s Radio “In-scapes”

Katherine Wise, Kingston University
Horror Podcasts and the Golden Age of Radio; Narrative, Audience and Exposition

11:30am – 11:45am: Break

11:45am – 1:00pm: Panel Two – The Sound of the Non-Human

Jen Baker, University of Bristol

Melissa Dickson, St Anne’s College Oxford
Animal Audition and the Limits of Audibility

Jack Thacker, University of Bristol

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Lunch

2:000pm – 3:15pm: Panel Three – The Sound of Memory

Juliet Middleton-Batts, University of Plymouth
iRemember: An audio transmission of the verbal recordings of handwritten, personal memories

Mary Bateman, University of Bristol

3:15pm – 3:45pm: Break

3:45pm – 4:45pm: Panel Four – The Sound of Novels

Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi, Bath Spa University
Going out of Hearing: Aurality and the Limits of Sympathy in George Eliot’s Realism

Piers Henriques, University of Cambridge
“Double Visioned” Listening: Creativity and Criticism, Music, and Romantic Dialects in E. M. Forster

4:45pm – 5:45pm: Panel Five – The Sound of Performance

Laura Wright, University of Oxford
Staging the Night: Sounds and Subterfuge in Fletcher and Shirley’s The Night-Walker

Mark Leahy
Voice Recognition: A Play (after Gertrude Stein, William Shakespeare, and Rolf Harris)

5:45pm: Wine reception