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WotW titlepagePlease note that this is a work in progress — inevitably life will intervene for some people who may not be able to attend after all. Please check back here for updates (21 June 2016)

  • Genie Babb (SUNY Plattsburgh) “Embodiment and Alienation in the Wellsian Search for Intelligent Life”
  • Mark Blacklock (Birkbeck, University of London) “‘Can an Instantaneous Cube Exist?’ Wells and the Fourth Dimension”
  • Andrew M. Butler (Canterbury Christ Church University) “‘Life Fighting Life’: Mockbusting War of the Worlds
  • Thomas Connolly (Maynooth University) “‘Beyond the Common Range of Men’: H. G. Wells, Posthumanism and the OncoMouseTM
  • Ruth Doherty (Trinity College Dublin) “Joining the dots: narrative point of view in War of the Worlds and The Third Man”
  • Mariateresa Franza (University of Salerno) “H. G. Wells and the Fourth Dimension: The Conquest of Time
  • Danielle Hancock (University of East Anglia) “Isolation, Apathy, and Martians: War of the Worlds in the Podcast Era
  • Bryan Hawkins (Canterbury Christ Church University)The Microscopic as Space, Place and Metaphor in H.G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds (1898) and F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu (1922)”
  • John Huntington (The University of Illinois at Chicago) “Wells, War, and Journalism”
  • Boyarkina Iren (University of Rome “Tor Vergata”) “Wells and Stapledon”
  • Simon James (Durham University) “H. G. Wells: Textual Revision Travelling in Time”
  • Sam Jordison (Journalist) “The War Of The Worlds as an example of Invasion Literature”
  • David Ketterer (Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool and an Emeritus Professor of English at Concordia University, Montreal)John Wyndham’s Second Manifesto: ‘H.G. Wells v S-F'”
  • Patrick Parrinder (Emeritus, University of Reading) “Alchemy and Anarchy: The Tragicomedy of Wellsian Science”
  • J. Jesse Ramírez (University of St. Gallen, Switzerland) “From Woking to New York; or, American Wars: A Short Cultural History of War of the Worlds in North American Translation”
  • Catherine Redford (Hertford College, University of Oxford) “H. G. Wells and the Fin de Siècle ‘Last Man'” (in absentia)
  • Nicholas Ruddick (University of Regina) “HGW Adapted for the New Millennium: The Infinite Worlds of H.G. Wells
  • Caroline Rutter (Artist/Historian) “H. G. Wells and the Scientists”
  • Maxim Shadurski (Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities) ” An Archaeology of Utopia in H. G. Wells’s The Dream: Between England and the World State”
  • Louisa Treger (Author) “The Muses of H.G. Wells: How the women in his life shaped his writing”
  • Jeremy Withers (Iowa State University) “War-Bikes: The Other Technological Marvel in ‘The Land Ironclads'”
  • Matthew Wraith (Imperial College) “Class and Classification – H. G. Wells and Science Fiction’s Elites”