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"Intersections of Resistance"

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 1:26pm
Space Between Society and Feminist inter/Modernist Association Joint Conference
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 1, 2017

CFP: “Intersections of Resistance in the Space Between, 1914-1945”

June 7-9, 2018

University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

Temporalities of Modernism, the second CEMS Conference, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2-4 May 2018

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:24am
Centre for European Modernism Studies and Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, Romania,
deadline for submissions: 
Saturday, December 30, 2017




2-4 MAY 2018



We are not only “the last men of an epoch” (…): we are more than that, or we are that in a different way to what is most often asserted. We are the first men of a future that has not materialized. We belong to a “great age” that has not “come off.”

(Wyndham Lewis, Blasting and Bombardiering, 1937)


Evelyn Scott Society -- American Literature Association -- Deadline for abstracts January 5, 2018

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:34pm
Evelyn Scott Society
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 5, 2018

29th Annual American Literature Association

May 24-27, 2018


The Evelyn Scott Society invites abstracts of 1-2 pages on the American writer Evelyn Scott

(1893-1963). Papers may focus on any of her works (novels, memoir, poetry, young adult

literature), and they may take any contemporary critical approach. We are especially

interested in papers that investigate the process of canonicity, the literary networks to which

Scott belonged, or the role of disability in her career, but all topics will be considered. Scott

participated in various and major literary currents during her writing life, including Imagism,

"T. S. Eliot and the Biological": Special Edition of The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:40pm
Julia Daniel,
deadline for submissions: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Clemson University Press is pleased to invite essay submissions of approximately 7,000 words to volume 3 of The T. S. Eliot Studies Annual (2019 publication). We welcome work on our special topic, “Eliot and the Biological,” particularly essays that engage with ecocriticism, animal studies, and theorizations of the body.

Please send an abstract of no more than 300 words and a brief CV to Julia Daniel, guest editor, at, before January 30th. Accepted essays will due by August 1, 2018.

Virtual D.H. Lawrence Conference for Graduate Students

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:40pm
D.H. Lawrence Society of North America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, December 15, 2017

The D.H. Lawrence Society of North America is organizing a virtual conference for graduate students, on Saturday, April 14, 2018.

Abstracts are welcome on any topic in D.H. Lawrence studies, including any aspect of his poetry, prose, essays, his circle, modernism, and WWI. We especially welcome papers on Lawrence and the 1920s or Lawrence and New Mexico, in anticipation of the next International D.H. Lawrence conference, which will be held in New Mexico in 2020.

Beckett in International Culture and Politics

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 12:28pm
Samuel Beckett Today/ Aujourd'hui
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, January 6, 2017

Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui solicits proposals for articles in French or English on Beckett’s global and political reach. More than the question of Beckett’s international influence, we ask scholars to consider how Beckett’s work provides aesthetic models for artists seeking to address political conflict, to break the straightjacket of imposed artistic forms, or to represent forms of human violence. Does Beckett’s work help or hinder artists in formulating a political aesthetic or navigating specific political demands and situations? Does Beckett’s work inform conceptions of committed art?

Transitions: Bridging the Victorian-Modernist Divide

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:16am
University of Birmingham
deadline for submissions: 
Monday, December 18, 2017

We are excited to announce the Call for Papers for Transitions: Bridging the Victorian-Modernist Divide. The conference is set to be held on 9th and 10th of April 2018 at the University of Birmingham. Transitions is an international, interdisciplinary conference seeking to open a dialogue between Victorianist and Modernist scholars. The conference will interrogate the historical, theoretical and thematic divides that have evolved from the artificial critical boundary set at the turn of the century. Panelists are invited to reconsider and discuss the aesthetic, social, political, technological, artistic, scientific, cultural and textual relationship between the Victorian and Modernist periods, in a global context.