Upcoming Events

June 2017

Ivan Juritz Prize-giving and Modernist Summer Party

Tue, 20th June 2017 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Array, Council Room

Join us to drink modernist cocktails, celebrate this year’s shortlist and hear the judges announce this year’s winner. Extracts from all five shortlisted entries will be performed or showcased. To RSVP please visit https://2017modernistparty.eventbrite.co.uk

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Past Events

November 2016

Can we keep making it new

Wed, 16th November 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Array, Edmund J Safra Lecture Theatre

Launch of the 2017 Ivan Juritz Prize Dexter Dalwood and Eimear McBride in conversation with Lara Feigel Free discussion followed by a drinks reception To book please visit https://2017prize.eventbrite.co.uk 100 tickets reserved for students eligible to enter the Ivan Juritz Prize

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February 2016

Inventing the Modern Play

Tue, 16th February 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Prize discussion with Rebecca Lenkiewicz and Leo Butler. A number of contemporary writers of fiction see themselves as interacting with, or even extending, modernism. But what about contemporary playwriting? The work of modernist writers such as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter still exerts a strong influence over theatre, but does that make contemporary theatre modernist? … Continued

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November 2015

Inventing the Modern Novel

Mon, 9th November 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Array, Edmund J Safra Lecture Theatre

Prize launch with Ali Smith and Vesna Goldsworthy. Acclaimed novelists Ali Smith and Vesna Goldsworthy will explore the influence of modernist literature on their own work and interrogate what it might mean to be influenced by modernism.  Is modernism more a period of early-twentieth century art or a set of styles?  If the modernist novel … Continued

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November 2014

Inventing the Modern Novel

Wed, 19th November 2014 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Array, Edmund J Safra Lecture Theatre

Prize launch with Rachel Cusk and Will Self. Acclaimed novelists Rachel Cusk and Will Self explore the influence of modernist literature on their own work, launching the 2015 Competition for Creative Responses to Modernism Rachel Cusk is the author of eight novels: Saving Agnes, which won the Whitbread First Novel Award, The Temporary, The Country … Continued

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