Dissecting Drood

Full details of the schedule can be found here: Dissecting Drood Schedule Followers of The Drood Inquiry are warmly invited to attend a forthcoming workshop ‘Dissecting Drood’ on Tuesday 17th November at the Charles Dickens Museum. The workshop is designed to reflect back on what The Drood Inquiry has done and to ask questions of […]

The Narrative Significance of Dickens’ Death

Guest post by Camilla Hoel. Camilla completed her PhD on Edwin Drood and its solutions, and has since presented several conference papers, including one at the Drood Conference last year, exploring the way in which we have responded to Drood and its end. Part of the gloriously unfinished “Dickens’ Dream” by Robert William Buss (Dickens Museum). […]

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?