Below are the audio recordings of the second AHRC Metamodernism Symposium held at Keele University in May 2018.

David James

‘Structures of Lyrical Feeling’ (University of Birmingham):


Sara Upstone

‘Metamodernist Brexit: Ali Smith’s Autumn (Kingston University):


Kristian Shaw

‘BrexLit: Hope and Melancholy in the Contemporary British Novel’ (University of Lincoln):


Nicholas Lavery

‘Memory and affect in metamodernist literature’  (University of Roehampton):


Nick Bentley

‘Trailing Postmodernism: Zadie Smith’s NW and the Metamodern’ (Keele University):