Conference: Eric Gill and the Guild of Saint Joseph & Saint Dominic

Location: University of Notre Dame Centre in London (United Kingdom)

Eric Gill and the Guild of Saint Joseph and Saint Dominic


To consider from a historical perspective the work of Eric Gill and the Guild of Saint Joseph & Saint Dominic.

To explore from a design perspective the challenges involved with making archival resources available on-line and creating the associated research tools.

The conference is free and open to the public, but preregistration is required.

To register send an email with name and contact information to
Professor Dennis Doordan.

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Thursday, November 19, 2009

6:30 pm – Refiguring Work, Technology & Quality of Life: Eric Gill and the Guild of St. Jospeh & St. Dominic (Ewan Clayton, Sunderland University)

Friday, November 20, 2009

1:00 pm – Introduction (Dennis Doordan, University of Notre Dame)
1:15 pm – The Countryside and the City: Tensions in Design in Interwar Britain (Jonathan Woodham, University of Brighton)
1:45 pm – Craft and Art: The Head & the Hand in the Work of Eric Gill (Ruth Cribb, University of Brighton, Victoria & Albert Museum)
2:15 pm – Web Sites & Real Sites: the View from Ditchling (Hilary Williams, Ditchling Museum)
2:45 pm – 15 minute break
3:00 pm – Design Research Sources Online: Some Lessons for the Global Gill Archive (Jane Devine, University of Brighton)
3:30 pm – The Global Gill Archive *(John Sherman, University of Notre Dame)
4:00 pm – *Panel Discussion

Dennis Doordan, University of Notre Dame
Mark Hook, Victoria & Albert Museum
Catherine Moriarty, University of Brighton
John Sherman, University of Notre Dame

Conference support provided by the University of Notre Dame London Centre, the Department of Art, Art History and Design, the School of Architecture, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, and the Office of International Studies.