Agatha Christie: Hidden Horizons Two Day Conference


Celebrating the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie, this conference explores new approaches to the world's most iconic crime writer, and her continued success. Agatha Christie: Hidden Horizons will unite researchers across the humanities with scholars and enthusiasts for an exploration of the Agatha Christie phenomenon.

Join this two day Agatha Christie conference taking place at the University of Exeter between 13-14 April 2015.

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Keynote speakers include Sophie Hannah, internationally best-selling writer of psychological crime fiction and author of The Monogram Murders, Dr John Curran, a lifelong Christie fan and author of Agatha Christie’s Secret Notebooks, and Professor Gill Plain, Head of the School of English at the University of St. Andrews.


Day One

09:00-09:30 Registration with refreshments

09:30-11.00 Keynote: Sophie Hannah

11:00-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-12:45 Panel 1: Twisting the Genre

12:45-13:30 Lunch

13:30-15:00 Panel 2: Clues

15:00-16:30 Panel 3: Gender

16:30-17:00 Coffee break

17:00-18:30 Keynote: Gill Plain

20:00 Conference dinner and pub quiz at the Imperial (optional)

Day 2

10:00-11:30 Panel 4: Re/vision

11:30-11:45 Coffee break

11:45-13:15 Keynote: John Curran

13:15-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Panel 5: Screen and Culture

15:30-16:30 Panel 6: Rethinking Agatha Christie

16:30-17:00 Coffee break

17:00-18:00 TBC

19:30 VIP performance of Murder on the Nile at the Barnfield (optional)

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