Posted by Sarah
Just a gentle reminder that the Melodrama Research Group’s one-day Maternal Melodrama Symposium will take place in the Grimond Building on the Canterbury campus on Tuesday 3rd of June from 10am-5pm.
Schedule for day
10.00 – 10.30 Welcome and refreshments (GS6)
10.30 – 12.30 Videographic essays and the Maternal Melodrama (GLT3)
Pam Cook: Paratext and Subtext: Reading Mildred Pierce as Maternal Melodrama
Catherine Grant: Studying Old and New Maternal Melodramas Videographically
12.30 – 1.30 Lunch (GS6)
1.30 – 3.30 Afternoon papers (GLT3)
Keeley Saunders: Transitioning and the Maternal Melodrama: Parental Roles in Transamerica
Lavinia Brydon: The Suffering and Sacrifices of a Mother (Country): Examining the Scarred Irish Landscape in The Last September (1999)
Tamar Jeffers McDonald: All That Costume Allows: Does Dress Tell the Mother’s Story?
Lies Lanckman: “All the melodramatics of my life are past!”: The Fan Magazine as a Melodramatic Medium
Ann-Marie Fleming: “It’s very difficult to keep the line between the past and the present”: Exploring the melodramatic depictions of the women from Grey Gardens (1975 and 2009)”
3.30 – 4.30 Tea and summary (GS6)
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Do join us if you can.