Conferences, Events, Performances, and Calls for Papers

Upcoming Conferences, Events, Performances, and Calls for Papers

March 15 – 17, 2019. Winding the Way: Living a Spiritual Life with the help of Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Spiritual Exercises. The Hayes Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire. Keynote speaker Michael Kirwan SJ. For more information, see the linked flyer.

April 26-28, 2019. “Victorian Power,” Midwest Modern Language Association annual conference, Texas Christian University (USA). Call for papers ends September 30, 2018. For more information, see the Midwest Victorian Studies Association Website.

June 7 – 9, 2019. UK Hopkins Society Meeting. Belmont Abbey, Hereford. The weekend will include a lecture by Jude Nixon (co-editor of Oxford University Press’s Collected Works by Hopkins (Vol. 5); “The Cost of Conversation,” a presentation featuring Lance Pierson and others; a walk round the abbey; a possible visit to Hereford.

July 19 – 25, 2019. “Hopkins Festival 2019.” Newbridge College, County Kildare, Ireland. Sponsored by the Gerard Manley Hopkins International Conference committee. Calls for papers will appear on the festival’s website. For more information, contact vivabbott@gmail.com.

July 2019. “Monasterevin Hopkins Society Annual Festival 2019.” Monasterevin, County Kildare, Ireland. Sponsored by the Society. For information and call for papers contact info@monasterevinhopkinssociety.org. This society also publishes a journal, Hopkins’ Anvil (contact hopkinsanvil.mhs@gmail.com for more information).

August 31, 2019. UK Hopkins Society — Joint Meeting with Betjeman Society. Highgate School, London. Meeting will include a tour of the school, a look at poetry they each wrote at the schools, and the impact of the schools on their poetry.

September 18-21, 2019. “Ecology and Religion in 19th Century Studies.” A “flightless, multi-site conference that invites interdisciplinary attention to confluences between environmental and religious perspectives and practices in the long Anglophone nineteenth century (1780-1900).” Baylor University (U.S.) and Lancaster University (U.K.). Call for papers ends March 15, 2019 at 5pm CST and can be found here.

Please send additions and updates to Frank Fennell (ffennel@luc.edu).


Recent Conferences, Events, and Performances

December 6, 2018, 7-8:30pm. Hopkins Read & Discussed: A Centennial Celebration. Anselm House, 1337 Cleveland Ave N, St Paul, MN 55108. See more information here.

November 10, 2018. The Gerard Manley Hopkins Literature Festival. Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9PZ. See more information here.

October 27, 2018. “Hopkins Society Day.” St. Mary’s, Spink Hill, Derbyshire (UK). Sponsored by the Hopkins Society. Contact: alisaclaire@talktalk.net.

July 27-28, 2018: “Monasterevin Hopkins Society Annual Festival 2018.” Monasterevin, County Kildare, Ireland. Sponsored by the Society (contact info@monasterevinhopkinssociety.org). This society also publishes a journal, Hopkins’ Anvil (contact hopkinsanvil.mhs@gmail.com.)

July 20-26, 2018: “Hopkins Festival 2018.” Newbridge College, County Kildare, Ireland. Sponsored by Gerard Manley Hopkins International Conference committee (contact vivabbott@gmail.com).

June 22-24, 2018: “’Words break from me here’—Reading Hopkins, 1918-2018.” Roehampton University, London, UK. Sponsored by Regis University, Denver, USA (contact conference coordinator Gina Leyba gleyba@regis.edu).

April 29, 2018: “The Grandeur of God.” Dramatic Readings from Gerard Manley Hopkins by Robert Oldershaw and others. 3:30-5pm. St. Nicholas Church, Evanston, IL.

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