The Seven Ages of Dylan | An Academic Conference | University of Bristol | 24 May 2011

 

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Acknowledgements

The organisers would like to thank:

Jonathan McFadyen and Edwina Thorn (University of Bristol) for their early guidance; Sam Barlow (BIRTHA Administrator) and Conny Lippert (BIRTHA Assistant Administrator)  for their can-do approach to administration and their wealth of institutional knowledge; Derek Offord (BIRTHA Chair) and the BIRTHA funding committee for their substantial financial backing; Pam King (Head of Subject, English) for her encouragement and goodwill; Cheryl Slater (PACE) for her persistence and organisational expertise -- without her the public face of this event would have remained hidden; John Lee (Senior Lecturer, English) for his advice on publicity; Jerry Schatzberg for allowing us to use his iconic "Thumb and Eye" image of Dylan; Kirsty Cunningham for co-ordinating the charitable collection for Crisis; Sam Wallace (PRS for Music) for arranging music and video permissions; the speakers: Michael Gray, David Boucher, Richard Brown, Neil Corcoran, Aidan Day, Mark Ford, Lavinia Greenlaw, Philip Horne, Katherine Peddie and David Punter for their enthusiasm and intellectual generosity; and Reza Taher and Simone Bovair for their friendship and operational assistance.

Image Credits

  • Site banner photograph, "Thumb and Eye: Bob Dylan from 1965-67," courtesy of Mr. Jerry Schatzberg.
  • Lead picture, programme page, "Gray book," permission granted by Michael Gray.
  • All academic profile pictures have been personally approved by those featured.
  • Dust-jacket permissions on the Welcome Page have been provided by the authors.

 

 

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Supported by the Bristol Institute for Research in the Humanities and Arts (BIRTHA)
with the Department of English and the Office for Public Events