Online Curriculum Vitae


Forthcoming Lectures

“William Beckford and the Poetics of Kult: Addressing the Currently Unknown”, The Travellers’ Club, London, Friday, Nov. 28th (5 p.m.)

“The Satanic Tricks of A. Crowley and Osman Spare, Or; Poetry Erring on the Side of Magic”, Casa dell’Arciprete, Via Donizetti, Bergamo, Nov. 3-5

Recent Activities

Didier Girard is turning all Brit and ghoulish again this Spring as he prepares a tour of Northern England (Oxford, Leeds and then York for a plenary talk during the Anthony Powell Society 2016 Meeting, on April 8-10, click here for more details). On May 9th, he will be rovinating at the Hubert Robert exhibition at the Louvre in the morning and deliver a speech on “London, Phantasy City in the late 18th century” at the Auditorium (click here for more details), before engaging in a conversation on fantasmagories, dioramas and panoramas with artist Eva Jospin. Later this year, he will give a speech, “Beckford’s Magick” at The Travellers’ Club, London, 26 November 2016, for the The Beckford Society Annual General Meeting (click here for more details). Let’s dance (and muse) to the Music of Time! !