Language and the Problem of Female Authority
Deborah Cameron, University of Oxford
Lemn Sissay, Chancellor of the University of Manchester
Plenary Panel on Literary Biography
Hermione Lee, University of Oxford
Kathryn Hughes, University of East Anglia
Andrew Hadfield, University of Sussex
Special panel on English and the Humanities today, including Stefan Collini (University of Cambridge), Helen Small (University of Oxford), Amanda Anderson (Brown University), Chris Newfield (University of California Santa Barbara).
Our literary salon will be interviewing Marina Warner, Elleke Boehmer, Dinah Birch, Bernadine Evaristo, John Mullen on their lives in literature, and the literature in their lives.
Learned societies are running research-based panels and sessions, there are special sessions on Politics and the Profession and strands organised by and for Early Career Academics and by the HEA and NAWE.