Registration is now open for the William Golding: Beyond Good and Evil Symposium! The symposium takes place on Thursday 8th April 2021, entirely on Zoom, and is free to attend. It begins with an introduction to the Golding archive by Christine Faunch, Head of Special Collections at the University of Exeter, and also features Adam Gutch on animating The Inheritors. There are presentations by speakers from around the world on Golding’s novels including Lord of the Flies, Rites of Passage, Pincher Martin and The Double Tongue. In the afternoon session, Una McCormack and Nina Allan will discuss Golding and science fiction.
This promises to be a brilliant event! Register via Eventbrite. You can also follow along on Twitter with #Golding2021. The symposium is organised by Arabella Currie and Bradley Osborne, both from the University of Exeter.