Robin Jenkins Centenary Conference

A Glasgow Celebration: Robin Jenkins Centenary Conference   

24 November 2012

Organised by Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow & the Association for Scottish Literary Studies (ASLS)

Venue: The Hunterian Gallery Lecture Theatre, University of Glasgow

Time: 9.30am – 5pm

Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow and the Association of Scottish Literary studies are collaborating in this one-day celebration of the centenary of the Scottish novelist Robin Jenkins (1912-2005). 

Jenkins is arguably Scotland’s greatest twentieth-century novelist, with over thirty works of fiction from So Gaily Sings the Lark in 1950 to The Pearl Fishers in 2007. He attended the University of Glasgow between 1929 and 1933. In 2005, together with Edwin Morgan, he received The Saltire Society’s rare  Lifetime Achievement Award.

Speakers will include: James Robertson, Douglas Gifford, Gavin Wallace, Gerard Carruthers, Alan Riach, Margery Palmer McCulloch, John Hodgart & Linden Bicket.

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First published: 24 November 2012