Past Conferences: 1986

The Conference was held at the University of Bath, 29 August to 1 September 1986


Friday 29 August

7.00 Dinner
8.30 Carl-Erik af Geijerstam: Encounters and recognitions on reading John Cowper Powys

Saturday 30 August

8.00 Breakfast
9.30 Jeremy Hooker: John Cowper Powys and Thomas Hardy
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Frederick Davies: Recollections of John Cowper Powys and Phyllis Playter
12.15 Lunch
Afternoon free or a visit to an exhibition of the paintings of Gertrude Powys at the home of Stephen Powys Marks
7.00 Dinner
8.30 John Bayley and Iris Murdoch: Title to be announced

Sunday 31 August

7.50 Breakfast
9.15 T.J. Diffey: Not in the light of truth: Philosophy and Poetry in Wolf Solent
10.30 Coffee
11.00 Robert Blackmore: Title to be announced
12.15 Lunch
2.00 Oliver Wilkinson: Frances and Jack
3.30 A.G.M. Followed by a book sale
7.00 Dinner
8.30 Charles Lock: ‘To Ravage and Redeem’: Maiden Castle and the Violence of Pattern

Monday 1 September

7.50 Breakfast followed by departure