The one-day symposium Into the Archive: J.M. Coetzee and his Precursors took place on Tuesday 28 June 2011 at the University of Leeds. It was timed to follow closely the international Beckett conference Out of the Archive, held at the University of York the previous week (23-26 June 2011), at which Coetzee gave a reading from his work of narrative fiction in progress. Underpinning the design of this Coetzee conference was the idea of the countervoice reflected in the format of the event. The intention was to move away from speaker-centred discussion to open-ended dialogue among the participants on specific topics.
Read more abou this event on the Coetzee Collective website.