Brigid Brophy Anniversary Conference, 9 – 10 October 2015

Brigid Brophy

English & Creative Writing at The University of Northampton proudly presents:

 The Brigid Brophy Anniversary Conference

9 – 10 October 2015 – MY120, Avenue Campus, St. George’s Avenue, The University of Northampton

To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the death of Brigid Antonia Brophy (1929-1995), and the fiftieth anniversary of her article ‘The Rights of Animals’, published in The Sunday Times on 10th October 1965, the School of The Arts at the University of Northampton is delighted to announce a two-day international conference to celebrate all aspects of Brophy’s literary career, as well as her leading contributions to animal rights, vegetarianism, anti-vivisectionism, humanism, feminism and her advocacy of the Public Lending Right.

 Featuring: Professor Philip Hensher (Bath Spa University) – Dr Richard Ryder (anti-speciesism campaigner) – Peter Parker (biographer and author) – Dr Carole Ann Sweeney (Goldsmiths, University of London) – Professor Michael Bronski (Harvard University, USA) – Professor Gary L. Francione (Rutgers University, USA) – Dr Robert McKay (University of Sheffield) – and Kate Levey (daughter of Brigid Brophy).

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