Friday 4 December

 09.45-10-45:  Registration
 10.45-11.00:  Welcome
 11.00-12.00:  Inaugural lecture: Joan Ramon Resina (Stanford University), ‘Color del cel. La mirada i la mort a cinc autors catalans del segle XX’
12.00-13.30: Buffet lunch
13.30-14.30: Louise Johnson (University of Sheffield), ‘A Genealogy of Madness: Guillem Viladot’s Historical Novels’
Helena Buffery (University College Cork), ‘Walking through the World Republic of Letters: The Narrative Practice of Maria-Mercè Marçal’
14.30-15.30: Dominic Keown (University of Cambridge), ‘Atopia and Irishmen in Albert Sánchez Pinyol’s Novels of Empire’
Kathryn Crameri (University of Glasgow), ‘Reimagining the Catalan National Family in the Twenty-First Century Historical Novel’
15.30-16.15: Coffee break
16.15-17.15: Keynote address: Mario Santana (University of Chicago), ‘Jaume Cabré and the Poetics and Ethics of Contemporary Fiction’
17.15-18.15: Round table: Catalan Narrative in Translation, with Anna Crowe (poet and translator), Ronald Puppo (Universitat de Vic) and Alan Yates (University of Sheffield)
18.15-19.30: Wine reception
20.00: Dinner