The third and final article by Cardiff BookTalk speakers about Emily Brontë is now online at The Conversation UK here. Dr Márta Minier, Lecturer in Drama at the University of South Wales, gives us an insight into some fascinating Hungarian adaptations of the Brontë family and their … Continue reading Emily Brontë at 200: Márta Minier on The Conversation
This week marks the bicentenary of Emily Brontë’s birth, and each of our three brilliant speakers from the June BookTalk event are publishing articles to celebrate at The Conversation UK. The second of these articles is by Dr Amber Pouliot, Teaching Fellow in British Studies at Harlaxton … Continue reading Emily Brontë at 200: Amber Pouliot on The Conversation
A summer news special from Cardiff BookTalk! Over the next week, which marks the bicentenary of Emily Brontë’s birth, the three brilliant speakers from our June event will be publishing articles exploring Brontë’s legacy at The Conversation UK. The first of these articles is by Cardiff University’s … Continue reading Emily Brontë at 200: Catherine Paula Han on The Conversation
Cardiff BookTalk is pleased to announce that our final event of the year, marking the bicentenary of Emily Brontë, will be filmed by a Cardiff TV company producing a new arts documentary on Brontë and her novel Wuthering Heights. The documentary will be aired on Channel 4 later in the year and will be presented by the actress and activist Lily Cole.
So brush up on your Brontë knowledge and make sure to come along on Monday night to Cardiff University’s Main Building, where there’ll be fascinating papers by three expert speakers and a chance to share your views – with Cardiff BookTalk, and with Channel 4! Tickets are going very fast to make sure to grab yours here.
(If you’re attending the event and you’d prefer not to be filmed, that’s no problem; just let the production team know on the night.)
With our final event of the 2017/18 year now only a week away comes a last minute panel change: Professor Stevie Davies is unfortunately no longer able to join us, but in her place we are thrilled to be hosting Dr. Márta Minier, Lecturer in Drama at the University of South Wales. Márta will join our two other expert speakers, Dr. Amber Pouliot and Dr. Catherine Paula Han, to discuss Emily Brontë and Wuthering Heights.
If you haven’t yet grabbed your tickets, they are free on Eventbrite but going quickly – get yours here!
Our final BookTalk event for the Spring will celebrate the bicentenary of Emily Brontë with a discussion of her only – confirmed – novel: Wuthering Heights. When Wuthering Heights was published in 1847, one reviewer remarked that ‘the reader is shocked, almost sickened by details of cruelty, inhumanity, … Continue reading BookTalk event, 11th June 2018: Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights
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