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Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London

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Teaching Post-Millenial Fiction Conference

2nd July, 2012: University of Brighton

Storified by Martin Eve · Tue, Jul 03 2012 09:39:57

RT @AlluviumJournal: We hear Alluvium author @djbduncan's causing a Miltonic sensation at #HEAdayC21. His article's going down well also! http://www.alluvium-journal.org/2012/07/01/backwards-and-forwards-with-the-atomic-priesthood/Heidi James
@DrKatyShaw Re Boxall's keynote, the C21 as liquid and instant, it occurs to me that the post-millennial drinks too much coffee! #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Thanks so much to @DrKatyShaw for a tremendously useful conf on teaching contemporary lit #HEAdayC21Dennis Duncan
RT @DrKatyShaw: Huge thanks to all who attended the symposium today and followed us on #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Huge thanks to all who attended the symposium today and followed us on #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Loved being in Brighton for #HEAdayC21 http://instagr.am/p/MkrvxLA3rV/Nicola Abram
Final words from Nicole King touching on poss for interdisc coalition. That's it! Thanks to @DrKatyShaw for an inspiring day at #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Nicole King plenary #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
RT @dehester: fantastic range of new texts discussed by the contemporary narratives panel - i'd do their course! #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Dinnen's last text is Super Sad True Love Story as set in the network fiction tradition (and potential failure?) #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
fantastic range of new texts discussed by the contemporary narratives panel - i'd do their course! #HEAdayC21Diarmuid Hester
Dinnen on workarounds for teaching rare technotexts: students do background reading, then workshop = tutor brings physical text #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Zara Dinnen mentions our book on Dave Eggers - One Man Zeitgeist: Dave Eggers, Publishing and Publicity #HEAdayC21 http://www.continuumbooks.com/Books/detail.aspx?BookID=157243Continuum Literary
Dinnen points out the problem of teaching McSweeney's: hard for all students to get hold of #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
@ContinuumLit @martin_eve Nothing like a good clear PPT to stimulate audience engagement...and tweeting! #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
RT @martin_eve: Dinnen talking about the unusual aesthetics of the literary journal McSweeney's. Edited by Dave Eggers. #HEAdayC21The Comics Grid
Dinnen talking about the unusual aesthetics of the literary journal McSweeney's. Edited by Dave Eggers. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Zara Dinnen's definition of Technotext: A literary work that interrogates the inscription technology that produces it #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
N Katherine Hayles' model of a technotext: "a literary work that interrogates the inscription technology that produced it" the #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
RT @martin_eve: Now Zara Dinnen is on, talking on "technotexts" #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Dinnen looking at a particular Web 2.0 technological context #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Zara Dinnen on technotexts #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Now Zara Dinnen is on, talking on "technotexts" #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Not canonised, says Venezia, but part of an emergent order: new publishers branching out #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
RT @martin_eve: Venezia relates how Harold Bloom has been appropriated by superhero comic studies - misprision indeed! #HEAdayC21Michael Hogan
Hillary Chute argues that some of the most effective feminist cultural production lies in edgy graphic novel, says Venezia #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Engaging history of academic responses to comics and graphic novels in gen and fun home partic by t venezia #headayc21Diarmuid Hester
RT @martin_eve: Venezia relates how Harold Bloom has been appropriated by superhero comic studies - misprision indeed! #HEAdayC21Adeline Koh
Now Venezia talking about Bechdel's Fun Home - double movement of authorial paternal identification says Venezia #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Maus as ur-text in canonisation of graphic novel #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Comics, as a term, enters discourse in late 19c. Graphic novels in 1960s. Venezia points out arguments against this. Validation. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Venezia relates how Harold Bloom has been appropriated by superhero comic studies - misprision indeed! #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Following the story's arc #HEAdayC21: converging focal points and refracting trajectories, towards an ethical denouement?John Wrighton
@BobEaglestone I think Bianca was a little traumatised! Lots of great papers today. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Tony Venezia now up, speaking on the c21 texts he'd set, focusing on the graphic novel #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Leggett thinking through Moretti's 2 metaphors for local and global: waves for transnational and trees foe national #HEAdayC21 @afrayn Martin Eve
“@DrKatyShaw @contemporaryfic on tour at Brighton Uni and HEA day #HEAdayC21 http://p.twimg.com/Awzq1a7CEAA74X9.jpg”Martin Eve
Birkbeck doctoral researchers showcasing thoughtful design of an interesting and challenging UG module #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
@contemporaryfic on tour at Brighton Uni and HEA day #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/FBTyDmnCDr Katy Shaw
Leggett arguing for British authors situated in a transnational mode: Cloud Atlas, Transmission and Lara #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
On the other hand, says Leggett, there are many global literature courses and centres: St Andrews, Manchester #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Nationalist boundaries still enforced in HE syllabi, says Leggett - cites rise of Scottish courses in light of devolution #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Bianca Leggett invoking @BobEaglestone's condemnation of the term "British" in their recent conference title #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Finding room on contemporary fiction courses for what might appear out of fashion can actually enrich students' experiences #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
http://schoolboyerrors.wordpress.com/2011/04/11/literary-criticism-and-the-scientistic-imperative/ some thoughts avant la lettre on issues raised by mark slaters paper #headayc21Diarmuid Hester
Now a Birkbeck panel, the last of the day, bringing out Bianca Leggett's transnational literatures to start #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
RT @ContinuumLit: The pedagogical canon - texts chosen with student friendly content: gender, race, class #HEAdayC21Bea Deguez
RT @ContinuumLit: Very clear trend of prize-winning literature (with a media identity) influencing course teaching #HEAdayC21Bea Deguez
RT @ContinuumLit: Is HE teaching of contemporary literature over-dependent on the marketplace and literary prizes? #HEAdayC21Bea Deguez
We hear Alluvium author @djbduncan's causing a Miltonic sensation at #HEAdayC21. His article's going down well also! http://www.alluvium-journal.org/2012/07/01/backwards-and-forwards-with-the-atomic-priesthood/Alluvium Journal
RT @martin_eve: Oh, and Dennis has just written a piece for @AlluviumJournal http://www.alluvium-journal.org/2012/07/01/backwards-and-forwards-with-the-atomic-priesthood/ #HEAdayC21Alluvium Journal
Duncan on problem of authors talking back in c21st #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/KctOfWpUDr Katy Shaw
Oh, and Dennis has just written a piece for @AlluviumJournal http://www.alluvium-journal.org/2012/07/01/backwards-and-forwards-with-the-atomic-priesthood/ #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Dennis Duncan imagines Milton's author interview in response to the looming presence of the living author in c21 lit #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
"So, of course, ye Civil War had just happened" #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Duncan gives a hilarious slide showing the Amazon blurb that Milton would have written #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/9lTqru7PMartin Eve
@diminutivebird @martin_eve I hear he writes a mean article also... http://www.alluvium-journal.org/2012/07/01/backwards-and-forwards-with-the-atomic-priesthood/ #HEAdayC21Alluvium Journal
Category of second material guides discursive approach - eg reviews, says Duncan #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Historical is the catch-all when students don't have critical or theoretical secondary sources, says Duncan #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
@martin_eve Agreed, Dennis Duncan a great example of working the crowd. The question is, will there be a second date?! #injoke #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
@martin_eve close proximity of teaching and wit here no doubt #headayc21Diarmuid Hester
@martin_eve discussing q's of ethical form in C21 fiction, students can explore the politics of choices in pedagogy/theory/text? #HEAdayC21John Wrighton
You should HIRE Dennis Duncan to give an academic paper. Hilarious hilarious guy and very interesting! #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
RT @DrKatyShaw: Dennis Duncan on longing for the death of the author in c21 lit assessment #HEAdayC21Caroline Magennis
Students asked if anything specifically study of delineated c21 lit. Most responded with: no secondary material, says Duncan #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Oops, DD's paper is on bibliographical not biographical problem... Also important! (Though I'd like to hear first paper too!) #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
@DrWrighton can you elaborate on that? #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Dennis Duncan on longing for the death of the author in c21 lit assessment #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
An ethical wager emerging via #HEAdayC21? Q. for panel: politics of pedagogy in C21 lit. made explicit by exploring ethics of form/fiction?John Wrighton
Duncan has marking guidelines up for the structure of his paper: critical, theoretical, historical #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Dennis Duncan on the problem of the author in teaching C21 lit. Yes! What to do with living authors? Interview or ignore them? #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
“@Casserine @martin_eve I've come across both Banville and Trevor on many syllabi both in Ireland and the USA” #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
RT @ContinuumLit: Is HE teaching of contemporary literature over-dependent on the marketplace and literary prizes? #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Last up, Dennis Duncan brings our attention to the bibliography. He told me on the train it could be summarised in 1 minute #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
@ContinuumLit Worthwhile question - and use of book reviews to shape teaching C21 lit quickly sediments canon formation #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
RT @martin_eve: I'd say Pynchon's Against the Day also possesses all the characteristics that James is bringing out here #HEAdayC21Slothrop
Turner debating ways of teaching PD James' The Lighthouse #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
@dehester a losel is a worthless person! #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
but what IS a losel?! #HEADAYC21Diarmuid Hester
Is HE teaching of contemporary literature over-dependent on the marketplace and literary prizes? #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Very clear trend of prize-winning literature (with a media identity) influencing course teaching #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Do we discuss wit and enjoyment in the classroom?, asks Turner. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Turner asks if texts being taught on HE lit courses are 'too easy'. Which critical value systems are at work here? #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Turner points out under-taught prize winners: Hazard, Lively, Banville, Trevor #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Many neglected writers: John Banville, William Trevor, Shirley Hazzard, Penelope Lively #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Mark Slater polemically argues for an encounter bt creative writing and turner-lakoff-johnson & cognitive science #HEADAYC21Diarmuid Hester
The pedagogical canon - texts chosen with student friendly content: gender, race, class #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Turner now examining an MA course on c21 fiction. Syllabus looks good from here. Mitchell, Sebald, DeLillo. No Pynchon #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Contemporary fiction courses built around a 'canon' of prize winning novelists #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Nick Turner asking what kinds of literary texts are (not) taught in HE? What new methods of teaching can be introduced? #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Nicholas Turner now up, talking about sculpting c21 syllabuses. Ishiguro, Smith and McEwan on his MMU course. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Oh wait, no, we are allowed some constructivism. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Slater's provocative binary - critical practice as of mind, creative as of body - quietly gendered. 'Savage rhetoric' indeed! #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Unfortunately, I have not read any of the cited neuroscience and am not a neuroscientist. I remain very sceptical though. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
RT @martin_eve: Slater has basically dismissed all forms of theoretical reading of literature & social construction. #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Slater has basically dismissed all forms of theoretical reading of literature & social construction. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
RT @ContinuumLit: Must twitter congratulate @martin_eve for a fantastic #HEAdayC21 talk. Led to lots of interesting, reflective discussion.Alluvium Journal
Slater claims that neuroscience has undermined these premises and that subjectivity can be evaluated #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Can critical theory ever be united with creative practice? Reading after theory... #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Slater: assumptions of theory are that language is consciousness & that reality is linguistically determined #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Slater: creative practice could be the salvation of literature, revitalising & ensuring relevance, not its 'soft option' nemesis #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Slater claims that science is undermining the epistemological foundations of literary theory. Which theories? What science? #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Lots of "embodiment" from Slater #HEAdayC21 #bingoMartin Eve
RT @DrKatyShaw: @artsbrighton digital writing and theorising c21 literature at HEA symposium at Falmer #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/ULuAJSdkArts Brighton Uni
We need to rethink the philosophical assumptions underpinning the teaching of post-millennial literature #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Creative writing still viewed with suspicion says Slater. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Are people giving up Derrida to do accounting? What are the affects of the funding crisis? #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Slater citing Springerland(?), critiquing French theory and looking for vitality and epiphany #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Mark Slater offering an incisive & engaging discussion on ontological divide between creative practice & critical theory in HE #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
RT @martin_eve2012I'd say Pynchon's Against the Day also possesses all the characteristics that James is bringing out here #HEAdayC21W.A.S.T.E.
Mark Slater on reinvigorating literary criticism in the c21st #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
... relationship between practice & theory #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Some themes emerging from #HEAdayC21 - move away from post-modernism, difficult relationship between science & literature and...Continuum Literary
Slater warns against bolting on creative practice to critical theory #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Slater warns that his argument is an attempt to push arguments to their limits and warns of savage rhetoric! #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Mark Slater now up on theory and practice, drawing many thematic areas together #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
David James on McEwan's Atonement as historicising itself, an example of C21 lit project 'to discuss where we stand' #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
RT @ContinuumLit: ...themselves a character and a space' - Lorna Sage, quoted by David James in his #HEAdayC21 talkAL Dugmore
David James mentions our Contemporary Critical Perspectives book on Ian McEwan #HEAdayC21 http://www.continuumbooks.com/books/detail.aspx?BookId=130612&SearchType=BasicContinuum Literary
I'd say Pynchon's Against the Day also possesses all the characteristics that James is bringing out here #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
I'd say Pynchon's Against the Day also possesses all the characteristics that James is bringing out here #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
James warns against treating modernist fiction as a homogenised amoral block #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
...themselves a character and a space' - Lorna Sage, quoted by David James in his #HEAdayC21 talkContinuum Literary
James applies my term "crypto-didacticism" to Atonement #HEAdayC21 #blowingmyowntrumpetMartin Eve
David Janes on Atonement as case study of possibilities of post millennial lit #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
David James discussing the features, trends & traits of C21 writing #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
James thinking through McEwan's anti-high-modernism #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Lots of interesting tweets coming from the Teaching Post-Millennial Literature Symposium at University of Brighton today! #HEAdayC21HEAcademy
Must twitter congratulate @martin_eve for a fantastic #HEAdayC21 talk. Led to lots of interesting, reflective discussion.Continuum Literary
James is looking at Atonement, to a predictably mixed reaction #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
James picks up on J. Palmer Parker's microcosmic focus for teaching. Sounds very much like Adorno's primacy of the object. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
James looking at Lorna Sage's critique of deconstruction, receivership and novelty. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
David James on teaching post millennial literature #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/FavyHghaDr Katy Shaw
RT @diminutivebird: @martin_eve playfully interprets #HEAdayC21 in adjectival form: post-millennial fiction that teaches. On new didacticism in C21 novel.Will Smith
Right, now I'm off the podium, David James is on, picking up where Peter Boxall left off with defining c21 lit. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
RT @DrKatyShaw: @martin_eve rethinking Adorno #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/rqV1ohXxMartin Eve
RT @ContinuumLit: So exciting to learn about the new @artsbrighton C21 literature centre! #HEAdayC21John Wrighton
So exciting to learn about the new @artsbrighton C21 literature centre! #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
@the_blochian Drawn to intersecting theories of temporality, modernity, & new technologies: i'm tuning in via #HEAdayC21 from TorontoJohn Wrighton
@DrWrighton Sounds like some great discussion! What's been said about the novel form in the c21st? #HEAdayC21Caroline Edwards
RT @DrWrighton: Cherry picks from #HEAdayC21: focusing the contemporary; teaching post-millennial lit; rethinking theory; novel form; questions of modernityNicholas Birns
Thanks to @martin_eve @diminutivebird @DrKatyShaw @anthonylevings with @HEAcademy @ContinuumLit, @artsbrighton for #HEAdayC21 tweetsJohn Wrighton
Cherry picks from #HEAdayC21: focusing the contemporary; teaching post-millennial lit; rethinking theory; novel form; questions of modernityJohn Wrighton
@Herring1967 RT for #HEAdayC21 please my love!Dr Katy Shaw
@DrMagennis follow #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
@martin_eve speaking on utopia and the spirit of '68 #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
@SussexEnglish @martin_eve on university, revolution and resistance #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
RT @diminutivebird: @martin_eve playfully interprets #HEAdayC21 in adjectival form: post-millennial fiction that teaches. On new didacticism in C21 novel.Arts Brighton Uni
Teaching Utopia. Martin Eve on Balano's 2666 and the universities' potential for re-envisioning how theory is taught - at #HEAdayc21Arts Brighton Uni
RT @diminutivebird: @martin_eve playfully interprets #HEAdayC21 in adjectival form: post-millennial fiction that teaches. On new didacticism in C21 novel.Continuum Literary
@martin_eve considering Bolano's 2666 in relation to Adorno's C20th critical theory #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
@martin_eve do new fictions require new ways of teaching? #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
@martin_eve playfully interprets #HEAdayC21 in adjectival form: post-millennial fiction that teaches. On new didacticism in C21 novel.Nicola Abram
Literature team at #Brighton leads the thrust into the 21st century. Theory, technologies and creativity all examined at #HEAdayC21Arts Brighton Uni
@martin_eve rethinking Adorno #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/rqV1ohXxDr Katy Shaw
@martin_eve has just flashed up a fab looking Prezi. Very C21! #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
@HEAcademy Follow #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
@ContinuumLit Thanks for the RT! Sorry I can't be at today's #HEAdayC21. Our online editor @martin_eve sounds like he's giving a great paperAlluvium Journal
Am very much enjoying the University of Brighton mini-rock sweets #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/4TR3m64cContinuum Literary
RT @diminutivebird: @ContinuumLit What do you think: is publishing being killed by a giant snail?! #HEAdayC21Arts Brighton Uni
RT @DrKatyShaw: Rethinking the logic of the 'crisis' in the humanities and arts #HEAdayC21Arts Brighton Uni
RT @DrKatyShaw: Theory, the post colonial and terror #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/KNrTvG6lArts Brighton Uni
RT @martin_eve: Who has access to digital writing if it requires a specific craft, asks Wilson #HEAdayC21 Arts Brighton Uni
RT @DrKatyShaw: Digital writings in HE #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/WzTHS70QArts Brighton Uni
Liz Sage: do demands for A&H to give account of impact resemble imperialistic terrorism? eg required to speak in alien tongue... #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
@DrKatyShaw Thanks, yes I have been reading today's #HEAdayC21 tweets. Really sorry I can't be there but the discussion sounds fascinating.Alluvium Journal
@artsbrighton digital writing and theorising c21 literature at HEA symposium at Falmer #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/ULuAJSdkDr Katy Shaw
Formulating a response to the terrorist call of the other #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
@AlluviumJournal follow #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Rethinking the logic of the 'crisis' in the humanities and arts #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
RT @diminutivebird: @ContinuumLit What do you think: is publishing being killed by a giant snail?! #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Theory, the post colonial and terror #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/KNrTvG6lDr Katy Shaw
@martin_eve and liz sage on theorising post-millennial literature #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
@martin_eve takes his place on the second panel of the day: theorising post-millennial literature #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
RT @diminutivebird: @ContinuumLit What do you think: is publishing being killed by a giant snail?! #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Digital writings in HE #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/WzTHS70QDr Katy Shaw
The schedule for the day! #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/TShuYsSCDr Katy Shaw
Wilson leaves us with permutations on the phrase "is it still writing?" #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Michael Wilson: digital texts introduce choice to narrative progression, endlessly defer completion & refuse linearity. #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Debate over hard-bounding of pages in online practice, says Wilson #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Who has access to digital writing if it requires a specific craft, asks Wilson #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Writing torn between a democratic art and an awe-some craft #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Notion of skilled craft returning to literature #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Return to notion of craft in art work, says Wilson, resurfacing in the digital #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
@ContinuumLit What do you think: is publishing being killed by a giant snail?! #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Wilson: being published ain't what it used to be #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Michael Wilson: how far is writing a democratic practice in an age of digital technologies? #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Digital writing promises democracy/accessibility, but has problems as predicated on writing and tech. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Wilson says that digital literature spans many fields. Social media, gaming, art writing, text sculpture, media arts #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Michael Wilson now talking about the effects of new digital technologies on writing, defining literature & impact on teaching #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Wilson speaking of terminological shifts. Text, narrative, book, fiction, writing. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Michael Wilson on digital interfaces with creative writing #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/m1QDMCRqDr Katy Shaw
Last in this panel is Michael Wilson on Digital Writing. Old dogs and new tricks. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Moriarty's closing shot: how can we, or should we even, link teaching and employability agenda #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Note to self (and others!): look up UoBrighton's Work Write Live hub. Ideas for relevant volunteering opps for A&H students. #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
“@drkayem tho McCarthy's take on Modernism is idiosyncratic & there are cont writers who engage with Euro mod, e.g. Coetzee” #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Module design sustainability and employability in cw #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Moriarty had AMEX sponsorship. I have a slide critiquing this in my presentation. Whoops. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
“@svejky @martin_eve interesting work as a result. Probably because literature in its essence is only quotation, I conjecture.” #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
“@svejky whereas 19c English writers engaged closely with the history of literature, as did the modernists & produced far more” #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
“@svejky It's v telling that Pynchon & DFW have sustained engagements with early modern lit, & then compared to English” #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
“@svejky I actually feel more strongly about it than that...not even failure to engage with modernism, but w the entire history” #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Moriarty's project is at http://www.workwritelive.com (I think) #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
“@knightsben @martin_eve Have written about this myself. Can I recommend ... http://bit.ly/OUSSB4 #shamelessselfpromotion #HEAdayC21”Martin Eve
Moriarty on creative writing and employability in the academy #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Moriarty's project attempted to fuse graduate employability with disciplinary integrity. Many buzzwords flying! #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
@martin_eve Have written about this myself. Can I recommend ...http://bit.ly/OUSSB4 #shamelessselfpromotion #HEAdayC21Ben Knights
“@EarlyModernist I'm mixing cultural hist w naval history, study of professionalization, hard to place into a seminar series.” #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
@EarlyModernist that would have fitted in just fine here! #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
“@svejky @martin_eve true! see also Tom McCarthy's constant lament about the refusal of English writers to engage with modernism” #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Now Jess Moriarty speaking on "work, write, live". A project on inter-generational biographical writing #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
RT @martin_eve: Pleasanse argues for integration of creative in critical literature studies. Suggests as mode of assessment. #HEAdayC21 Continuum Literary
I sense #HEAdayC21 bingo. "embodiment"Martin Eve
Thoughtful provocations on creative writing as a critical practice from Helen Pleasance #HEAdayC21Nicola Abram
Pleasanse argues for integration of creative in critical literature studies. Suggests as mode of assessment. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Pleasanse now giving a crash course in Sick Hebdige and sociology of the sublime. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
@ContinuumLit but saying that's a problem! #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Problem with utilitarian "getting published" model of creative writing in academia. Neglects epistemological form of cr writing #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
'Getting published is the holy grail ofCreative Writing courses' Helen Pleasance #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Helen Pleasanse on Creative Writing in the Academy on now #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Creative awaiting emerged as an adjunct to Literary Studies - Helen Pleasance on Creative Writing in the Academy #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Creative writing panel #HEAdayC21 http://pic.twitter.com/Xv6ojfx5Dr Katy Shaw
Creative writing and the academy in the c21: challenges and debates #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
@svejky think that phrase continuously occurs in Julian Barnes' Sense of an Ending #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Boxall: phase that obsessed with notions of embodiment #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Pleased to be at #HEAdayC21 - great programme for the day, with Peter Boxall's keynote setting the tone nowNicola Abram
Slowing of motion in Tom McCarthy, Don DeLillo and others brings this local global disjunct to the fore, says Box all #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Box all looking at fictions that focus on locality through unwanted imposed globalities. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
RT @martin_eve: Boxall now talking on the difficulties of bounding C21 fiction. #HEAdayC21 Continuum Literary
Intractable relation between global and local #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Boxall paranthetically acknowledges problems of de-territorialised model - still experience the hard reality of checkpoints #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
Novel and the future of the form in the c21st... #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
(does that delimit it in any way?) #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
C21 writing as grouped by writers dealing with a time of flux and shifting geopolitical conditions #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Boxall now talking on the difficulties of bounding C21 fiction. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Marx says commodity form can also exist in realm of ideas, thus again encroaching on the academy #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Problems of defining what a c21 author is? #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
To put this otherwise: isn't academic knowledge also pre-obsolete? Not unique to the commodity Form. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
I have problems with this theorisation of obsolescence through software - knowledge is cumulative #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Boxall on Baumann's extra-territorialisation of power (Microsoft) - feeds into Hardt and Negri, I'd suspect #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Boxall on Liquid modernity and the era of the instant #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Boxall: Baumann on modernity and speed. Moving now to examine specificity of c21 #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
RT @martin_eve: Boxall is using Sartre, though. #HEAdayC21 Continuum Literary
'Writing on contemporary literature involves us thinking about the outlines of an emerging historical era' Peter Boxall #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Boxall: ace meta-reference to twitter. #keeps a low profile# #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Boxall: fusion of a-historic and the specific that illuminates our relationship to the present #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Boxall quoting Sound and the Fury - train journey that shows perspectival dynamics brought by technology #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
At Teaching Post-Millennial Literature symposium today. One of our authors, Peter Boxall, kicks the proceedings off #HEAdayC21Continuum Literary
Boxall: Nietzsche, Barthes and Agamben on untimeliness, says Boxall. Those who are aligned with their time are misaligned. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Boxall is using Sartre, though. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Very difficult to bring the contemporary into focus. Too immanent. I'm thinking of Foucault's empirico-transcendental doublet. #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Prof Peter Boxall keynote on C21 literature and the problems of teaching the present #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Boxall introducing theoretical issues in speaking on 21C lit. Historical determinants. #HEAdayC21Martin Eve
... But first, a quick guide to the HEA - call put out for those who would like to run their own conferences on HE teaching #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
Conference kicking off with @DrKatyShaw introducing Peter Boxall #HEAdayC21 Martin Eve
RT @DrMagennis: Excellent looking programme for #HEAdayC21, wish I could be there!Ben Knights
Excellent looking programme for #HEAdayC21, wish I could be there!Caroline Magennis
Room ready, tea and coffee on the way...plus a thousand pieces of Brighton rock! #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
RT @anthonylevings: Looking forward to the Teaching Post-Millennial Literature Symposium at the University of Brighton today #HEAdayC21Dr Katy Shaw
Looking forward to the Teaching Post-Millennial Literature Symposium at the University of Brighton today #HEAdayC21Anthony Levings