Category Archives: Conferences

Details and Booking for Waugh Conference Now Online

The Huntington Library has posted online the detailed schedule for the Evelyn Waugh Conference to take place on 5-6 (Fr-Sa) May 2017 at the Huntington. See previous post. Here's the link:http://www.huntington.org/evelynwaugh/ There is a further link on the website to the registration … Continue reading

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Waugh Conference Details Announced

Details have been announced of the Evelyn Waugh conference to be held at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California in the spring. Evelyn Waugh: Reader, Writer, Collector will take place on May 5 & 6 (Fri. & Sat.) to … Continue reading

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Waugh and Chesterton Lecture on YouTube

A video lecture on the theme of "G K Chesterton and Evelyn Waugh" is posted on YouTube. This was delivered at the 35th conference of the American Chesterton Society convened in 2016 at Slippery Rock State University in Pennsylvania. It was written … Continue reading

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Waugh Scholar Praises Eade Biography

Profesor Donat Gallagher, one of the leading Waugh scholars and a member of the Waugh Society, has reviewed Philip Eade's biography of Waugh. The review appears in the weekend edition of  The Australian. Prof Gallagher certainly liked the book and … Continue reading

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Milthorpe Article on Waugh Book Collection Published

An article by Waugh scholar Dr Naomi Milthorpe is published in the latest issue of the academic journal The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945, v. 12 (2016). See earlier post. This is entitled: "A Secret House: Evelyn Waugh's Book Collection." … Continue reading

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Waugh Scholar Wins Award for New Novel

Waugh scholar, author and professor of English Philology at the University of La Rioja in Spain, Carlos Villar Flor, has won an award for a new novel, his fifth.  According to the Spanish newspaper La Rioja, Villar Flor:... has just won … Continue reading

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Waugh Article to Appear in Next Issue of Journal

The Space Between, an academic journal devoted to literature and culture in the interwar period, has announced the contents of its next issue. The lead article will be by Waugh scholar Naomi Milthorpe, who teaches at the University of Tasmania. The … Continue reading

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Anthony Burgess Society to Convene Centenary Conference

The Anthony Burgess Society has announced a conference next year to mark the centenary of the novelist and critic to whom their organization is dedicated. The conference will be held on 3-5 July 2017 in Manchester, which was Burgess's home … Continue reading

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Curbed @ Forest Lawn

The real estate blog network, Curbed, has issued its latest Pocket Guide to Los Angeles. This may be of interest to those of you planning to attend the Evelyn Waugh Conference next spring at the Huntington Library near Pasadena. The … Continue reading

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Academic Paper on Waugh at English Studies Conference

A paper entitled “The Reception of Evelyn Waugh in Spain and Romania” will be delivered tomorrow at the annual conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE). The conference is taking place this week at the National … Continue reading

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