The Kent Conference

at The University of Kent

Septemer 7th/8th 2007

Martha ADDANTE Western Michigan University Mapping the Outreaches of the Empire in ‘The Man Who Would Be King’
Michael AIDIN The Kipling Society Kipling and Memorials to the War Dead
Charles ALLEN The Kipling Society Ruddy and the Gods: the Young Kipling and Religion
Richard AMBROSINI Università di Roma Tre Kipling, the Historians, and Postcolonial Criticism
Howard J BOOTH University of Manchester Kipling among the Uranians
Inger K BRØGGER University of Copenhagen ‘Little Children Crowned with Dust’: A Reading of Rudyard Kipling’s ‘The Story of Muhammad Din’
Shirley CHEW University of Leeds Blindness and the Idea of the Artist in Kipling and Ondaatje
Jo COLLINS University of Kent Kipling, policing India and the Uncanny
Mary CONDE Queen Mary, University of London A Literary Descendant: Iris Murdoch’s ‘A Word Child’
Laurence DAVIES University of Glasgow Kipling’s Other Empire: The Aerial Board of Control
Bradley DEANE University of Minnesota Rethinking Race and Masculinity in Kipling’s Verse
Roberto DI SCALA University of Modena and Reggio Emilia Women on the verge of a cultural breakdown. The case of Kipling’s ‘Lispeth’
Amanda Jane EDDLESTON University of Mainz Kipling’s Concentric Selves
Dorothy FLOTHOW University of Salzburg ‘If Any Question Why He Died’: John Kipling and the Myth of the Great War
Adrienne E GAVIN Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent ‘neither borne nor lost’: Kipling’s ‘They’ and the Edwardian Cult of Childhood
Mary HAMER The Kipling Society The Five Nations: RK’s turning point
Robert HAMPSON Royal Holloway, University of London Kipling and Masculinity: The Light That Failed
Peter HAVHOLM The College of Wooster, Ohio A Suitably Reserved Emotion
Beatrix HESSE Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg Metatextuality in Kipling’s Short Fiction
Christopher HITCHENS Kipling as the bard of the special Anglo-American relationship
Andrew F HUMPHRIES Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent The relationship between technology and the supernatural in Kipling’s Traffics and Discoveries
Simon HUMPHRIES Linacre College, Oxford What Was Kipling Doing on 17 July 1897?
Anurag JAIN Queen Mary, University of London Behind Asian Eyes: Kipling’s Indian Soldiers and British Propaganda of the First World War
Charlotte JOERGENSEN Royal Holloway, University of London Centre and Periphery: Panoramic Visuality in Kim and The Impressionist
Daniel KARLIN University of Sheffield “Tin Fish”: two texts, two readings
Joanna KOKOT Warmia and Mazury University On the borderland between two epochs. Autothematic issues in Rudyard Kipling’s short stories
Paula M KREBS Wheaton College, University of Georgia Kim Is an American Novel; No, Kim Is an African Novel
Tricia LOOTENS Wheaton College, University of Georgia Kim Is an American Novel; No, Kim Is an African Novel
John LEE University of Bristol Kipling’s Literary Traffics and Scientific Discoveries: ‘Wireless’
Eleni LOUKOPOULOU University of Kent The finest stories in the world told by Kipling and Joyce
Erin LOUTTIT University of St. Andrews The Light of Asia and the Law of the Jungle
Paul MARCH-RUSSELL University of Kent ‘All Art is One’: Kipling and Neo-Romanticism
Jan MONTEFIORE University of Kent Being a Man
Kaori NAGAI University of Kent Quotations and Boundaries: Stalky & Co.
Muireann O’CINNEIDE St Peter’s College, Oxford Kipling & Surtees: Exotic Englands, Familiar Indias
Carolyn OULTON Canterbury Christ Church University ‘ain’t goin’ to have any beastly Erickin’: the problem of male friendship in Stalky & Co.
Benita PARRY Limits to the renewals of possibility in Kipling criticism
Judith PLOTZ George Washington University How ‘The White Man’s Burden’ Lost its Scare Quotes; Or Kipling, Madness, and the New American Empire
Elodie RAIMBAULT Université de Paris 3 Finding one’s way through Actions and Reactions
David Alan RICHARDS The Kipling Society Kipling and the Bibliographers
Harry RICKETTS Victoria University of Wellington The Kiplingisation of Rupert Brooke
David SERGEANT Oxford University The Mowgli Stories: a Genealogy of Kipling’s Fiction
George SIMMERS Oxford Brookes University Kipling and Shell-Shock: The Healing Community
Florian STADTLER University of Kent Hybrid identities, torn loyalties, ambiguous relationships – Reading Kipling, Reading Rushdie
Harish TRIVEDI University of Delhi A New Orientalism?: Edward Said on Kipling
Hedley TWIDLE University of York Dream Topographies: Kipling in Cape Town, 1891 -1908
Sue WALSH University of Reading Kipling’s Children and the category of ‘Children’s Literature’
Elizabeth WELBY University of East Anglia Swirling in the Vortex of Abjection in Kipling’s ‘The City of Dreadful Night’
Claire WESTALL University of Warwick What They Knew of Nation and Empire: The Questioning of Rudyard Kipling and C. L. R. James
Ivan WISE The Shaw Society Kipling and Shaw’s attitudes to war
Debra D WYNN Library of Congress Traffics and Re-discoveries: Rudyard Kipling Collections at the Library of Congress