Sarah Jackson: Telephone Greetings

Opening Telepoetics, this paper welcomes you to the event and begins with a brief reflection on ‘hello’.

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Will Self: Picking Up

Picking up the phone and opening the conversation, Will Self will discuss the dialectical relation between telecommunication technologies and human psychopathology in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, tapping in to the role of the phone in producing the state we’re in

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Elizabeth Bruton: What we talk about when we talk about telephones

This brief introduction will discuss the Exchange section of the Science Museum’s Information Age gallery, exploring the history of telephony in Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth century.  

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Anne Archer: Passing the Call

This introduction from the Head of Heritage and Archives at BT (a Crossed Lines partner) welcomes you to the symposium and introduces listeners to the collection.

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