Conference review of “The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Solutions and Revolutions”

On 20 September 2014 The Drood Inquiry held a one-day conference on The Mystery of Edwin Drood and its many solutions, generously supported by the University of Buckingham, The Victorian Popular Fiction Association and The Institute of English Studies. It was an enthralling (and exhausting) day, bringing together a wide-ranging wealth of minds to discuss […]

Illuming the Mystery of Edwin Drood?

Guest post by Karen Attar, Rare Books Librarian at Senate House Library. Senate House Library often provides small displays to support conferences. The Library scans lists of forthcoming SAS conferences to offer displays, where timing fits and it has relevant holdings, and sometimes conference organisers approach the Library to request displays. When the Edwin Drood […]

Drood Conference Update

We are very pleased to release the latest programme for our upcoming Drood conference on 20 September in Senate House, London: The Mystery of Edwin Drood Conference Programme In addition to a wide range of papers discussing both the book itself and its various afterlives, we can now announce a special Q&A panel with two writers […]

Registration now open for ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Solutions and Resolutions’

Registration has now opened for our conference on 20 September at Senate House, London: tickets can be purchased at bit.ly/1oKSllb. Ticket prices include refreshments and lunch, while the conference itself will take place in the appropriately courtroom-like state of the Senate Room itself: what better place to hold a public inquiry?

Draft Programme for The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Solutions and Resolutions

The quality of papers received for our conference was remarkable, enough to prompt consideration of a midnight to midnight symposium to fit them all in, but after much careful and agonised deliberating, here is the programme for our forthcoming conference on the 20 September 2014 to celebrate the full launch of The Drood Inquiry. The […]

Call for Papers: “The Mystery of Edwin Drood: Solutions and Resolutions”

The Drood Inquiry, in partnership with the Victorian Popular Fiction Association, is happy to announce its forthcoming conference on 20 September 2014 at Senate House, London, and we warmly invite you to come along and have your say!              Charles Dickens’s last novel, unfinished as it is, has become a call to arms to a legion of fans, academics […]