You must Mutate: Toby Litt and Caroline Edwards Discuss the Future of Fiction

Event Date:20 May 2016 Room B04 Birkbeck School of Arts Birkbeck University of London 43 Gordon Square London WC1H 0PD The Birkbeck School of Arts presents: Birkbeck Arts Week 2016 You must Mutate: Toby Litt and Caroline Edwards Discuss the Future of Fiction Taking Toby Litt’s new collection of non-fiction essays, Mutants (Seagull Books, 2016), as a starting point, Toby …

Jokes, Laughter, Literature

Event Date: 15 May 2012 Birkbeck College Room 124, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H Birkbeck Arts Week Jokes, Laughter, Literature Short talks and discussion: What are the links between literature and jokes? What makes us laugh when we read? What do we do when we don’t understand a joke? The four speakers have research interests across a wide historical range, from …