AHS International Symposia and Other Conferences

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I. ALDOUS HUXLEY CENTENARY SYMPOSIUM

Date: 26 - 29 June 1994
Venue: Alexander-von-Humboldt-Haus, Münster
Convenor: Prof Bernfried Nugel (University of Münster)

For the proceedings see the table of contents in "Now More Than Ever": Proceedings of the Aldous Huxley Centenary Symposium Münster 1994, ed. Bernfried Nugel (Frankfurt am Main, 1995), ix-xi:

Robert Payne, "Aldous Huxley"

I. Biography:
David Bradshaw, "The Flight from Gaza: Aldous Huxley's Involvement with the Peace Pledge Union in the Context of His Overall Intellectual Development"
David King Dunaway, "Literary Correspondence: Aldous Huxley and Gerald Heard"

II. Genre and Beyond:
Werner von Koppenfels, "Themes & Variations: Aldous Huxley, Essayist"
James Sexton, "Huxley's Lost Play, Now More Than Ever"
Jean-Louis Cupers, "Huxley's Variations on a Musical Theme: From the Mendelssohnian Chord in 'Farcical History of Richard Greenow' to the (Syn)Aesthetic Experience of Music in Island"
Peter Firchow, "Huxley, Eliot and the Origins of Poetic Modernism"
Jerome Meckier, "Aldous Huxley, from Poet to Mystic: The Poetry of Ideas, the Idea of Poetry"

III. Society and Politics:
Guin A. Nance, "Dragons and Dragomen: Huxley's Heroines"
Sanford E. Marovitz, "Ape and Essence: Fright or Fantasy?"
Gerd Rohmann, "Island: Huxley's Ecological Novel"
Charles M. Holmes, "The Sinister Outer World: Aldous Huxley and International Politics"

IV. Aldous Huxley's Critique of Pure Utopian Thought:
Hans J. Rindisbacher, "Sweet Scents and Stench: Traces of Post/Modernism in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World"
Bernfried Nugel, "Aldous Huxley's Revisions in the Final Typescript of Island"
Robert S. Baker, "The Nightmare of the Frankfurt School: The Marquis de Sade and the Problem of Modernity in Aldous Huxley's Dystopian Narrative"

V. Religion:
Kirpal Singh, "Aldous Huxley through Asian Eyes: A Re-Consideration of Time Must Have a Stop"
Philip Tody, "Huxley and Religion: From Agnosticism to Mystical Disbelief"
Kulwant S. Gill, "Crisis of Double Consciousness in the Huxley Canon"

VI. Philosophy:
Pierre Vitoux, "Aldous Huxley on D. H. Lawrence's Philosophy of Life"
Christoph Bode, "Epistemological Inconsistencies in Aldous Huxley's Later Work"
Keith M. May, "Huxley's Marriage of Heaven and Hell"
Lothar Fietz, "The Fragmentariness of the Self: Continuity and Discontinuity in the Works of Aldous Huxley"

For a conference report see David King Dunaway, "Aldous Huxley Centenary Symposium in Germany," Anglistik: Organ des Verbandes Deutscher Anglisten, 5.2 (1994), 126-28: Conference Report

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II. BRAVE NEW WORLDS: AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Date: 28 December 2000 - 2 January 2001
Venue: Sheraton Towers Hotel, Singapore
Convenor: Prof Kirpal Singh (Singapore Management University)

For the proceedings, see Singapore.

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III. THIRD INTERNATIONAL ALDOUS HUXLEY SYMPOSIUM: ALDOUS HUXLEY, MAN OF LETTERS: THINKER, CRITIC AND ARTIST

Date: 25 - 29 July 2004
Venue: University of Latvia, Riga
Convenor: Prof Ingrīda Kramiņa (Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Latvia)

For the proceedings see Riga.

For a conference report see Sanford E. Marovitz, "The Third International Aldous Huxley Symposium: 'Aldous Huxley in Riga,'" The European English Messenger, 14.1 (Spring 2005), 91-92: Conference Report

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IV. FOURTH INTERNATIONAL ALDOUS HUXLEY SYMPOSIUM: ALDOUS HUXLEY IN AMERICA

Date: 31 July - 2 August 2008
Venue: The Huntington Library, San Marino, CA
Convenor: Prof Joan Wines (California Lutheran University, Los Angeles)

For the proceedings see Los Angeles.

For a conference report see Gerd Rohmann and Eva Oppermann, "Fourth International Aldous Huxley Symposium: 'Aldous Huxley in America,'" The European English Messenger, 18.1 (Spring 2009), 27-29: Conference Report

ROUND TABLE "Brave New World Re-Explored: Aldous Huxley's Critique of Utopian Thought"

at the 34th AEDEAN Conference in Almería (Spain), 11-13 November 2010


Speakers: Prof Bernfried Nugel (Chair; University of Münster); Prof James Sexton (Camosun College and University of Victoria, B.C.); Prof Jesús Isaías Gómez López (University of Almería), see AEDEAN.

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V. FIFTH INTERNATIONAL ALDOUS HUXLEY SYMPOSIUM

Date: 1 - 4 September 2013
Venue: Balliol College, Oxford
Convenor: Aldous Huxley Society

The Fifth International Aldous Huxley Symposium was held in association with the conference "The Condemned Playground: Aldous Huxley and His Contemporaries," organized by Prof David Bradshaw (Worcester College, Oxford). In this framework the Aldous Huxley Society arranged parallel sessions devoted to topics not directly covered by "The Condemned Playground," i. e., dealing predominantly with Huxley's later career.
For the full conference programme, see Oxford.

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VI. SIXTH INTERNATIONAL ALDOUS HUXLEY SYMPOSIUM: ALDOUS HUXLEY IN EUROPE

Date: 19 - 21 April 2017
Venue: University of Almería
Convenors: Aldous Huxley Society and Prof Jesús Isaías Gómez López (University of Almería)

For the proceedings see Almería.