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Theory Shaping Fiction | Fiction Shaping Theory, Wednesday 23rd May

Posted on 22/05/2012

Wednesday 23rd May, 6-7.30pm
Institute of English Studies, The Court Room (Senate House, First Floor)

Organised in conjunction with
Institute of English Studies, Senate House
Birkbeck, University of London
Royal Holloway, University of London


A panel of research on critical and creative intersections in contemporary fiction, co-organised by the Contemporary Fiction Seminar and the Literary and Critical Theory Seminar.


  • Mark Blacklock (Birkbeck): “When is an ellipse not an ellipse? Zero-ing in on Tom McCarthy's Men in Space”
  • Emilia Borowska (Royal Holloway): “‘Then, the world began’: Kathy Acker, Badiou, Deleuze, and the question of political emergence”

Special guest chair: Dr Emily Horton (Brunel/Westminster)


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