Events - Wilfred Owen and Beyond 26/10/2018 to 28/10/2018

Location:The Centre for Life Writing, Wolfson College, Oxford

Taking place a hundred years after the death of the most famous poet of the First World War, the conference will provide the opportunity for delegates to explore the lasting impact of Wilfred Owen’s work.  Keynote speakers are Professor Douglas Kerr of the University of Hong Kong, Professor Daniel Hipp of Aurora University, Illinois, Dr. Santanu Das of King’s College, London, and Dr. Kate Kennedy of Wolfson College, Oxford.

The week-end will include a concert to premier a new work dedicated to Wilfred Owen by the composer Tim Watts.  The organisers are grateful to the Western Front Association for providing the funds to make this possible.

The call for papers has been issued and can be downloaded here

Click here for the conference website.

All queries about the conference, including registration of interest in attending, should be sent to

The conference organisers welcome the support of the Western Front Association and the Wilfred Owen Association.