The Alasdair Gray Foundation

Current & Recent Activity


Vision and Language, 28.09–09.11.2012

Three events looking at Alasdair Gray's work from a Literary, Visual and Archive perspective. A Royal Society of Edinburgh funded project delivered by Professor Alan Riach (Scottish Literature, University of Glasgow, Sorcha Dallas and Dr. Ken Neil (Research, Glasgow School of Art).

Event 1: The Literary, Glasgow University, 28.09.12. Commissioned essay by Professor Alan Riach, with responses by Will Self and Cairns Craig

Event 2: The Visual, Glasgow School of Art, 26.10.12. Commissioned essay by Tom Morton, with responses by Lisa Le Feuvre and Simon Groom.

Event 3: The Archive, National Library of Scotland, 09.11.12. Commissioned essay by Sally Harrower.

28.09.2012, 12.00am: The Literary Event
26.10.2012, 12.00am: The Visual Event
09.11.2012, 12.00am: The Archive Event

Alasdair Gray: International Conference, Brest, France, 16.10–17.10.2012

The first academic international colloquium on Alasdair Gray's work. With papers by Marie-Odile Pittin (Avignon), Valeria Polopoli (Catania), Kirsten Stirling (Lausanne), Glyn White (Salford), Rodge Glass (Glasgow), Jean Berton (Toulouse), Colin Clark (Prague), Timothe Dubray (Lausanne), Liliane Louvel (Poitiers), Helene Machinal (Brest), Martin Colebrook (Hull), Marketa Gregorova (Olomouc), Alan Riach (Glasgow), Sorcha Dallas (Glasgow and David Hasson & Ulrike Enslein (Strathclyde University).