Life Writing Operations | University of Oxford

Life Writing Operations

Jon Bak, Lorraine Paterson and Jennifer Cooke
17:30 - 19:00
Wolfson College
Linton Road
Oxford
OX2 6UD
Lectures and seminars
Free
Yes
Not required

The speakers (OCLW visiting scholars) will present their current life-writing projects, and discuss the use of archives and memoirs in life-writing, and alternative methods of writing biographies.

  • John Bak: ‘Editing Tennessee Williams’ Ur-Memoirs’
  • Lorraine Paterson, ‘Global Exile: Tracing a Life of Deportation from French Indochina.’
  • Jennifer Cooke, 'The New Audacity: Contemporary Women's Life Writing and the Politics of Intimacy'