Date: 13 November 2010 Time: 09.30 - 3.30
Venue: Lancaster University Management School
Edwardian Postcard Fair poster
The Edwardian Postcard Project at Lancaster University and Red Rose Postcard Club of Preston are jointly hosting a Postcard Fair open to the public.
Postcards for sale to suit specialist collectors and beginners
Art exhibit of mixed-media work incorporating postcards
A programme of illustrated lectures:
- The history of the early postcard - Professor Nigel Hall, Manchester Metropolitan University
- The Edwardians' Twitters - comparing postcards a hundred years' ago and today's digital revolution - Dr Julia Gillen, Literacy Research Centre, Lancaster University
- Postcard messages in the Great War - Andrew Brooks, author.
- Edwardian postcards and everyday writing at the beginning of the twentieth century - Julia Gillen & Nigel Hall
(free to Lancaster University alumni on production of STEPS magazine)
The event will be held in the area of Hub Cafe and Lecture Theatre 4 on the ground floor.
For more information see http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/EVIIpc/
The event is supported by the Friends' Programme of Lancaster University.
Event website: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/EVIIpc/fair.htm
Who can attend: Anyone
Associated staff: Julia Gillen
Keywords: Linguistic ethnography, Literacies, Literacy, Literacy practices, Mobilities, Orthography, Popular culture, Twentieth century British history, Twentieth-century popular culture, Vernacular literacies