Forthcoming Meetings

‘Modern Scottish Literary Manuscripts’
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
Thursday 19 April 2018

Registration (includes tea/coffee and lunch):
£25 AMARC members / £20 AMARC student members / £30 non-members
To register, click here

11.00-11.30: Arrivals & coffee

11.30: Welcome by Dr John Scally, Librarian & Chief Executive, National Library of Scotland.
11.35: Meeting scene set by Dr Bernard Meehan, Chair of AMARC.
11.40-12.10: Dr John Scally: “The Duval and Hamilton bequest to the National Library of Scotland.”
12.15-13.00: James Kelman in dialogue with Dr Bernard Meehan, Trinity College, Dublin.

13.00-14.30: Lunch, and guided tour of the Muriel Spark exhibition by Dr Colin McIlroy.

14.30-15.00: Dr Colin McIlroy, National Library of Scotland: “Open to the Public: Cataloguing the Muriel Spark Archive.”
15.00-15.30: Dr Helen Stoddart & Professor Gerard Carruthers, University of Glasgow: “Cosmopolitan Issues in the Archives of Muriel Spark.”

15.30-16.00: Tea

16.00-16.30: Dr Linden Bicket, New College, University of Edinburgh: “Rough Jottings and Early Shapings: George Mackay Brown in the Archives”