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Hayley 2020: conference programme

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This is now the final programme! Hey, we got there in time for day #2. Super-organised, or what?



Date/time Event Details
14.45- 15.00 Welcome Your hosts (Suzanne Reynolds, Lisa Gee, Naomi Billingsley & Mark Crosby) welcome you to virtual Eartham, but promise not to write you an adulatory sonnet.
15.00-15.40 Alex Kidson on Romney, his relationship with Hayley and works arising Alex Kidson talks about how Romney and Hayley’s relationship changed over the years, discussing works including the Cupid & Psyche cartoons, Flaxman Modelling the Bust of Hayley and Romney’s illustrations for Hayley’s Essay on Old Maids (series of short videos). Chair tbc Parallel discussion in the chat with Alex present, followed by discussion/ q&a. (Video available for viewing beforehand & afterwards)
15.40-16.00 Coffee/comfort break Unfortunately, you’ll have to bring your own hot beverage, but feel free to hang out, catch up with friends and network like it’s 1795 in Hayley’s Library.
16.05- 16.45 Hayley in his context(s) Lisa Gee: A curious mechanical chair, Essay on Sculpture, his poor mother; Alexandra Harris: Dear Retreats: Hayley’s Places; Susan Matthews: Amina Wright: ‘Artist and Bard in sweet alliance: Joseph Wright of Derby and the Hermit of Eartham.’. (chaired by Mark Crosby)
16.45-17.00 Time for tea Still welcome to converse in the library
17.00-17.40 Object-oriented session Demo/test of the AMoR (A Museum of Relationships) pilot + discussion (Lisa, Suzanne & George Doji)
17.40-18.00 Plenary Discussions re today’s content
13.00-14.30 Virtual conference picnic Find us in the windswept (virtual) grounds of Eartham where, because it’s mid-November, we’re happy this is online rather than IRL.
15.00-15.40 David Bindman on Hayley, Flaxman and Blake David Bindman discusses the memorials on which Flaxman and Hayley collaborated, one that Hayley tried to interfere in, and explains why Hayley’s relationship with Blake was so different to those with Flaxman and Romney. Chair tbc.
15.40-15.55 Coffee/comfort break  
16.00-16.50 Hayley and Blake Mark Crosby: Hayley’s Library, Sarah Haggarty: Paper scraps, commonplacing & a new ‘Ballads manuscript’, Jason Whittaker: Hayley in Blake biographies (chaired by Naomi Billingsley)
16.50-17.05 Time for tea  
17.05-17.45 Future scholarship (plenary) New collaborations, action planning (chaired by Lisa)
17.50-18.00 Thank you/goodbyes  

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