Life Writing Operations | University of Oxford

Life Writing Operations

Speakers
Jon Bak, Lorraine Paterson and Jennifer Cooke
Event date
Event time
17:30 - 19:00
Venue
Wolfson College
Linton Road
Oxford
OX2 6UD
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
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'