DallowayDay 2019: Queering Dalloway

Saturday 15th June 2019
14:00 at Waterstones, London - Gower Street

DallowayDay 2019: Queering Dalloway

Join Waterstones and the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain as we celebrate the third DallowayDay, this year with the theme of Queering Dalloway.

We’ll start with a discussion of gender, identity and dress in Woolf's novels,, then look at how Mrs Dalloway has been adapted for stage and ballet, and in the evening explore queerness in the Bloomsbury circle and beyond.
All-event tickets are available or each panel event (including refreshments) can be booked separately (please see eventbrite below).

2.00 Gender and Identity in Woolf's Novels discussion panel

Claire Nicholson combines her interest in fashion history with literary analysis in her research In Woolf’s Clothing: Clothes and Fashion in Virginia Woolf’s Fiction

Stuart N. Clarke, independent scholar, editor of the Virginia Woolf Bulletin and of many of Woolf’s works, including Orlando: The Holograph Draft

Chaired by Sarah Hall, writer and editor, Virginia Woolf Society committee member.


3.15    Tea and Cake: homemade cake by Deelight Bakery from Bloomsbury recipes

4.00    Adapting Mrs Dalloway discussion panel

Thomas Bailey and Hal Coase, director and adapter respectively of the recent Mrs Dalloway play at the Arcola Theatre in Hackney

Uzma Hameed, dramaturge for Wayne McGregor’s Woolf Works for the Royal Ballet

Chaired by Lucy Scholes, literary critic and reviewer


5.15    Wine & nibbles

          Includes Nino Strachey book signing

6.00    Queer Bloomsbury discussion panel

Nino Strachey, author of Rooms of Their Own: Eddy Sackville-West, Virginia Woolf, Vita Sackville-West, and Head of Research at the National Trust.

Anne Chisholm, writer and essayist, biographer of Frances Partridge and editor of Carrington's Letters.  

Chaired by Maggie Humm, Emeritus Professor of Cultural Studies, University of East London, and author/editor of a number of books about Woolf and Bloomsbury



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