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SYMPOSIUM: NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR NOW 11 October 2019

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Room 103 @ the Foyer of the English Faculty Building, Manor Road, OX1 3QU.

Contributions by Paul Steffan Jones, Garry Barker, Tony Baker, Nigel Pugh, Mark Elmore, Liam Ainscough, Alan Pergusey, Glenn Ibbitson.

This event was organised by Dr. Lisa Mullen and Dr. David Dwan

 

ROOM 103 @Oxford University: The Artist’s Videos

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A week-long event in Oxford exploring the legacy and impact of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Artists videos from Room 103 will be shown at the evening talk: ORWELL AND JOURNALISMA conversation about contemporary journalism and politics with
Carole Cadwalladr – winner of the Orwell Prize 2018 and Fintan O’Toole – winner of the Orwell Prize 2017
Organised by Dr. Lisa Mullen.
Video contributions from Kath Wilkinson, Sonia Boué, Kerry Baldry, Emma Saunders, Dave and Will Stephens, Glenn Ibbitson.
10 October 5.30pm-8pm
The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB

Room 103 @Oxford University

A week-long event in Oxford exploring the legacy and impact of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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EVENING TALK: ORWELL AND JOURNALISM

10 October 5.30pm-8pm

The Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB

A conversation about contemporary journalism and politics with

Carole Cadwalladr – winner of the Orwell Prize 2018

Fintan O’Toole – winner of the Orwell Prize 2017

 

Showing short films by Kath Wilkinson, Sonia Boué, Kerry Baldry,  Dave and Will Stephens, Emma Saunders, Glenn Ibbitson

SYMPOSIUM: NINETEEN EIGHTY-FOUR NOW

11 October 2019 9am-5pm

The Nash Room, Worcester College, Oxford OX1 2HB

9.15 Greeting 

9.20 Jean Seaton, ‘Orwell and Fear’ 

9.40 Joshua Dienstag, ‘Orwell’s Pessimism’

10.40-11.10 Coffee Break

11.10 Anna Vaninskaya, ‘Speaking Truth to Power: George Orwell and Victor Serge’ 

11.30 Dorian Lynskey, ‘Orwellspeak: How the Language of Nineteen Eighty-Four Infiltrated Politics and Journalism in the 1950s

12.30-1.30 Lunch

1.30 Joanna Kavenna, ‘How to Live in an Unreal Reality’: The Power of Fiction in a Post-Truth Age’ 

1.50 Victoria Bateman, ‘Speaking Naked Truth to Power’

2.40-3.10 Coffee Break

3.10 Nathan Waddell: ‘Oceania’s Dirt: Mess, Filth and Nausea in Nineteen Eighty-Four’ 

3.30 Greg Claeys, ‘Orwell for the Twenty-First Century’

4.20. Concluding Remarks

EXHIBITION: ROOM 103

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10-17th October 9am-7pm

Foyer of the English Faculty Building, Manor Road, OX1 3QU

A selection of art inspired by Orwell’s novel by Tony Baker, Alan Pergusey, Paul Steffan Jones, Nigel Pugh, Liam Ainscough, Garry Barker, Mark Elmore, Kath Wilkinson, Glenn Ibbitson.

Free Entry