Maggie Humm



International / National


International since 2001

  • 2002: Plenary Speaker 'Modernist Women and Cinema', Spanish Association for AngloAmerican Studies Annual Conference, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
  • 2003: 'Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as Photographers', Woolf in the Real World: 13th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, Smith College MA, USA, Invited - Panel Chair.
  • 2003: Keynote Speaker 'My Own Ghost Met Me: Woolf's 1930s Photographs, Death and Freud's Acropolis', VII Jornadas de Estudios de la Mujer, Complutense Universidade Madrid.
  • 2004 Plenary 'Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as Photographers' at Picturing Women, Bryn Mawr, Philadelphia USA
  • 2005 Plenary 'Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf, and the Maternal' at Intertextual Dialogues, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
  • 2008: Panel Chair and speaker ‘Virginia Woolf and the Royal Academy’, Woolf Editing/Editing Woolf, University of Denver, USA.
  • 2009:  Invited speaker ‘Modernist Women: Feminism and Cinema’ and ‘Virginia Woolf and Photography’, Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland.
  • 2010: Plenary speaker 'Virginia Woolf and Aesthetics', at 'Between the Aesthetical and the Political', University of Bergen, Norway.
  • 2010: Invited speaker 'Modernist Women and Postmodern Orlando', and 'British Women Postcolonial Writers', Jagiellonian University, Krakow Poland.
  • 2012: Invited speaker 'Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Domestic Photography', and 'Virginia Woolf and Aesthetics', Lecture tour of the Netherlands (Breda, Utrecht, Eindhoven, Hengelo, Deventer) for Genootschap Nederland-Engeland Society. 
  • 2012: Plenary speaker 'Multidisciplinary Woolf/Multiple Woolfs?' 22nd Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • 2013: Invited speaker 'Virginia Woolf, Memory and the Maternal', Ecrire la modernité, mémoires intimes, mémoires de guerre, University of Toulouse.
  • 2013: Invited speaker 'Joanna Rajkowska: Themes, Influences, Art', Jagiellonian University and 'Virginia Woolf and the Arts', National Museum, Krakow, Poland
  • 2014: 'Realms of Resemblance: Virginia Woolf, Simone de Beauvoir, Mai Zetterling',24th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf -Writing the World, Loyola University Chicago, USA
  • 2016: Keynote 'Virginia Woolf and Photography', University of Toulouse.
  • 2017: 'Vanessa Bell's "Tiny Book": Woolf, Impressionism, Roger Fry and Ant-Semitism, Modernism Today MSA, Amsterdam,

National since 2001

  • 2001: 'Visual Modernism: Virginia Woolf's 'Portraits', 'Voyages Out, Voyages Home', Eleventh Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, University of Bangor.
  • 2002 'Virginia Woolf,Photography and Modernism', The Annual Virginia Woolf Birthday Lecture, Virginia Woolf Society.
  • 2002 'Memory and the Matrixial', Psychoanalysis and History Seminar Series, Institute of Historical Research, University of London
  • 2003: 'Modernist Women, Feminism and Cinema', Women's Studies Centre, University of York, Invited speaker.
  • 2004: Plenary Speaker 14 th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf 'Back to Bloomsbury': 'Woolf's 1930s Photographs and Freud'.
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  • 2004 'Gender and Modernism' at Women and Others: A Decade of Women's Studies, University of Hull.
  • 2004: 'Memory and Photography', Westminster University Colloquium.
  • 2005: Keynote 'Simone de Beauvoir, Virginia Woolf and the Maternal at Gender and Generation: European Women's Writing, University of Bath
  • 2005: Invited speaker inauguration of the Durham University Centre of Advanced Photographic Studies.
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  • 2006: 'Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell as Photographers', National Portrait Gallery.
  • 2006: 'Orlando' The Women's Library.
  • 2006: 'The Lives and Photographs of Artists: Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell', Tate Britain.
  • 2006: 'Memory Holes or Heterotopias', Woolfian Boundaries: 16th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, University of Birmingham.
  • 2006: 'Virginia Woolf as Photographer', The Women's Library.
  • 2007: Keynote speaker 'I and Not-I', Women and Visual Culture, University of Oxford.
    > Read about Women Writers and Visual Culture
  • 2007: 'Memory Holes or Heterotopias?', University of Dundee
  • 2007: 'Virginia Woolf, Orlando and Photography', St. John's College, York.
  • 2007: 'Memory Holes or Heterotopias?', Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London.
  • 2007: Invited speaker: ‘Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell and Domestic Photography’, London Metropolitan University .
  • 2008: Keynote speaker ‘Virginia Woolf and Visual Culture: Analogies, adoptions Abjection’, Modernism and Visual Culture, University of Oxford.
  • 2008: Invited speaker, Festchrift for Diana Leonard, Goodenough College, London.
  • 2008: Invited speaker, ‘Virginia Woolf’, Sissinghurst Castle, National Trust.
  • 2009: keynote speaker ‘(Re)reading Woolf’, University of Essex.
  • 2009: ‘Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, the Maternal and Photography’, M(O)therTrouble Conference, Birkbeck College, University of London.
  • 2010: 'Virginia Woolf and the Arts', Symposium to launch The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf and the Arts (ed.) Maggie Humm, Edinburgh and Columbia University Presses.
  • 2010: 'Virginia Woolf and the Arts', invited talk Edinburgh International Book Festival.
  • 2010: 'Virginia Woolf, Domestic Photography and Writing', invited talk the Photographers' Gallery, London.
  • 2010: 'Roger Fry, Gertrude Stein, Post-Impressionism and John Maynard Keynes in  1910', December 1910 Centenary Conference on Modernism, University of Glasgow.
  • 2011: 'Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell and Domestic Photography', invited talk University College campus, Suffolk.
  • 2011: 'Contradictions in Autobiography: Virginia Woolf's Writings on Art', 'Contradictory Woolf: the 21st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf', University of Glasgow.  
  • 2012: Invited speaker 'Visual Modernisms', Modernism Seminar, Institute of English Studies, University of London.
  • 2013: Invited speaker 'Virginia Woolf, the Arts and Theatre', the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain, Stratford-on-Avon.
  • 2013: Invited speaker 'Virginia Woolf and the Arts', Art Writers, Tate Britain.
  • 2013: Assuming Gender Annual Lecture, University of Cardiff.
  • 2014: Invited speaker 'Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell', Symposium 'Twin Practices: Writing and Art', Somerset House, London.
  • 2014: 'Visual Modernisms: Critical Issues and Virginia Woolf', Modernism Now, Senate House, London.
  • 2014: Invited speaker 'Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell' National Portrait Gallery, London.
  • 2014: Invited speaker 'Virginia Woolf and the Arts' Queen Mary College, University of London.
  • 2014: Invited Speaker Where the Beast is Buried (In Search of Public Space Joanna Rajkowska, UCL London.
  • 2015: Invited speaker Eric Mottram Memorial Conference, Senate House, London.
  • 2016: Invited speaker Bloomsbury in Sussex, Charleston.
  • 2016: 'Virginia Woolf and the Artistic Heritage of St. Ives, Woolf and Heritage, Leeds Trinity University.
  • 2017: Invited speaker Dallowday, Waterstones, Gower Street, London
  • 2017: 'Vanessa Bell's "Tiny Book" Woolf, Impressionism, Roger Fry and Antisemitism, Virginia Woolf and the World of Books, University of Reading.
  • 2017: Invited speaker Transnational Modernisms, Senate House, London.