Job: PhD Candidate
Faculty: Art, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Humanities
Research group(s): Centre for Textual Studies
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH
David is a PhD candidate based in the Centre for Textual Studies. His research explores the relationships between contemporary reading technologies and experimental print fiction during two time periods; the mid-to-late Twentieth Century (including the ‘New Fiction’ of BS Johnson, Giles Gordon and Ann Quin) and the Twenty-first Century (including Mark Z. Danielewski and Jonathan Safran Foer).
25th-27th April 2012: ‘Are We There Yet?: Remapping Literary Imagination’
Aberystwyth University (with the National Library of Wales)
Title: “It’s Time that Makes the Difference”: Literary Innovation in Paper and Print
5th May 2012: B.S. Johnson and the Possibilities of the Avant-Garde
University of Sussex (with Cardiff University, B.S. Johnson Society)
Title: B.S Johnson, Giles Gordon and a ‘New Fiction’
14th September 2012: ‘Forms of Innovation’
Durham University (with Edinburgh University)
Title: ‘Human Documents’: Literary Technologies and the Reclamation of the Art Book
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