Programme

Conference schedule

Tuesday 29 June

TimeEvent
10.00am Registration
11.00am Welcome and introduction to Penguin Archive Project 
11.30am Plenary: Professor David Cannadine
12.45pm Lunch
1.45pm Panel: Global Penguin
Panel: Penguin: the Popular Intellectual
3.15pm Panel: The Art of Publishing: Penguin Design
Panel: Society and Specials (to finish at 4.45pm)
4.30pm Tea and coffee
5.15pm Judging A Book By Its Cover: guest lectures on Penguin design
6.30pm Reception

Wednesday 30 June

TimeEvent
10.00am Panel: Reading Penguin 1 (9.45am start)
Panel: The Visual World
11.15am Tea and coffee
11.45am Plenary: Professor Simon Eliot
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Panel: Penguin Books Q&A
3.15pm Tea and coffee
3.45pm Plenary: Professor Christopher Ricks (finish by 5pm)
7.00pm Gala dinner

 

Thursday 1 July

TimeEvent
10.00am Panel: Penguin and the Classics
Panel: Penguin Marketing (9.45am start)
11.15am Tea and coffee
11.45am Panel: Translation and Penguin
Panel: Reading Penguin 2
1.00pm Lunch
2.00pm Panel: Penguin and the Creation of Modern Children's Literature
3.15pm Tea and coffee
3.45pm Plenary: Professor Kim Reynolds (finish by 5pm)

Panels

Tuesday 29 June

Global Penguin

Penguin: The Popular Intellectual

The Art of Publishing: Penguin Design

Society and Specials

Wednesday 30 June

Reading Penguin 1

The Visual World

Penguin Books Q&A

Various representatives from Penguin Books and its imprints, including Allen Lane Press, will be answering questions posed by the Penguin Archive Project as well as members of the audience.

Thursday 1 July

Penguin and the Classics

Penguin Marketing

Translation and Penguin

Reading Penguin 2

Penguin and the Creation of Modern Children's Literature

This is a guest panel from the University of Newcastle and Seven Stories, Centre for Children's Books.