st-andrews-castleThe international David Mitchell Conference 2017 brought together twenty speakers from ten countries for a full day of talks on the works of British author David Mitchell at the School of English in the University of St Andrews, followed by an evening reading from the author and a wine reception (see full schedule).

See the full list of speaker abstracts here, along with the abstracts for their talks, and their biographical information.

Dr Sarah Dillon from the University of Cambridge treated delegates to a keynote talk titled ‘On the Politics of Adaptation: Cloud Atlas and Narrative Evolution’; see the full abstract for her talk in the speaker abstracts.