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Lunchtime Lecture: The Dreadnought Hoax of 1910

Lunchtime Lecture: The Dreadnought Hoax of 1910

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24 July 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
The Virginia Woolf: Art Life and Vision Adult Learning Programme is made possible in loving memory of Rosemary Evison.

Stuart N. Clarke, a co-founder of the Virginia Woolf Society, tells the story of how Virginia Woolf and five friends dressed up as an Abyssinian delegation, were given a red-carpet welcome at Weymouth, and were shown around HMS Dreadnought, the Royal Navy’s most advanced battleship.

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia and Vanessa: Sisters, Artists, Conspirators

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia and Vanessa: Sisters, Artists, Conspirators

  • Lecture

7 August 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
The Virginia Woolf: Art Life and Vision Adult Learning Programme is made possible in loving memory of Rosemary Evison.

Biographer Jane Dunn, author of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell: A Very Close Conspiracy, examines the creative relationship between these two extraordinary sisters.

Lunchtime Lecture: Creative Connections: Sir John Soane, Architect and Collector

Lunchtime Lecture: Creative Connections: Sir John Soane, Architect and Collector

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14 August 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
Abraham Thomas, Director of the Sir John Soane’s Museum, highlights the significance of Soane as an architect and collector.

Lunchtime Lecture: Legacies of British Slave-Ownership: Hidden Histories in the Collection

Lunchtime Lecture: Legacies of British Slave-Ownership: Hidden Histories in the Collection

  • Lecture

21 August 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free
To mark Slavery Remembrance Day, Dr Nick Draper re-examines images in the Gallery’s Collection to highlight the common history behind figures.

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf: A Woman of Fashion?

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf: A Woman of Fashion?

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4 September 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Dr. Claire Nicholson investigates Virginia Woolf’s ambivalent relationship with clothes and fashion. Virginia Woolf made extensive use of clothing imagery in her fiction to express character and to evoke modernist tensions of appearance and reality, but her own relationship to dress is usually described as one of awkwardness, anxiety and even despair.

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf as a Cubist Writer

Lunchtime Lecture: Virginia Woolf as a Cubist Writer

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18 September 2014, 13:15
Ondaatje Wing Theatre
Free

Sarah Latham Phillips explores the fascinating relationship between Virginia Woolf's fiction and the ideas of Cubist painting. Comparing Woolf's Modernist prose post-1917 with the ideas of the Cubist movement, she considers the use of perspective, multiple viewpoints, a complex use of space, fragmentation and light and texture, focussing on  Jacob's Room and Mrs Dalloway as well as a number of short stories.

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