Traces: Representations of the Holocaust and Antisemitism in British Film and Television In collaboration with the British Jewish Contemporary Cultures Network and supported by Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image Speakers: Nathan Abrams, Bangor University; James Jordan, University of Southampton; Caroline Kaye, University of Manchester; Sue Vice, University of Sheffield. Date: Wednesday 8 November 2017 […] Papers given: ‘Tragedy or Neutropia? The Honourable Woman’ Dr. Sue Vice, University of Sheffield ‘British-Jewish Utopias and Dystopias from Zangwill to Jacobson’ Professor Brian Cheyette, University of Reading “No Outlines”: From Dystopia to Heterotopia in Howard Jacobson’s J’ Dr. Ruth Gilbert, University of Winchester ‘Messianism and British-Jewish Utopia’ Dr. Peter Lawson, Open University ‘The […]

  Link to Conference Information From the English at Reading Blog  “A unique workshop entitled ‘Writing Jews in Contemporary Britain’.  Hosted by the Pears Institute at Birkbeck College, University of London, the workshop comprised three panels (two on literature, one on film and television) that covered subjects ranging from the importance of Hendon in contemporary British-Jewish […]