category: modernist studies

[UDATE] Supernatural Studies Journal - Inaugural Issue

full name / name of organization: 
Supernatural Studies Association
contact email: 
SupernaturalStudies@gmail.com

Supernatural Studies, a new, peer-edited e-journal welcomes submissions for its inaugural issue, Spring 2013, through March 1.

Marxism..."That is the Question"

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Marxist Literary Group/South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) Conference, Atlanta, GA, November 8-10, 2013
contact email: 
acooke2@emory.edu

Taking a cue from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, this panel focuses on a critical examination of the act or state of calling one’s self a Marxist, that is to say, it asks the question, “What does it mean

Dreiser and Money, MLA 2014; 3/18/13

full name / name of organization: 
Gary Totten
contact email: 
gary.totten@ndsu.edu; jude.davies@winchester.ac.uk

Dreiser and Money (MLA 2014). Financial systems and their epistemologies in Theodore Dreiser’s work, including the "Trilogy of Desire" and other fiction and nonfiction.

“The Russian Boom Was On”: The Inter-Cultural Work of Translation (Nov. 8-10, Atlanta Georgia)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA 2013 conference
contact email: 
msmith@fivecolleges.edu

Constance Garnett’s 1912 translation of Dostoevsky is credited with sparking the “Russian Fever” in Great Britain, while Russia’s entry into the Great War as an ally set off the “Russian Boo

Vulnerable Times and the Rise of Fascism: Radical Writers on the Front of the Spanish Civil War (MLA Chicago, Jan 9-12 2014)

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Ashley Foster (CUNY-Graduate Center) and Evelyn Scaramella (Manhattan College)
contact email: 
jashfoster@yahoo.com, evelyn.scaramella@manhattan.edu

This panel explores testimonies of writers who volunteered in the Spanish Civil War. 250-word abstract by 15 March 2013; J.

UpStage: A Journal of Turn-of-the-Century Theatre; Summer 2013; Deadline 6/24/13

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; St. Mary's College; Rivendale Press
contact email: 
hgurfin@siue.edu; michelle.paull@smuc.ac.uk

UPSTAGE, a peer-reviewed online publication dedicated to research in turn-of-the-century (1880-1914) dramatic literature, theatre, and theatrical culture, is seeking submissions for its Summer 2013 is

[UPDATE} Panel on "The Modernist Room,"* 29 Aug - 1 Sept, Brighton UK -- MSA conference

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

According to Frederic Jameson, the Modernist novel abandoned the panoramic cityscapes of the 19th century realist novel and devised "strategies of inwardness." As Brigitte Munier suggests, the early-2

What's Material about Vulnerability? MLA, Chicago, Jan 9-12, 2014 (deadline: March 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Joanna Fax and Kimberly Macellaro/Rice University
contact email: 
jmf4@rice.edu, kam5@rice.edu

Seeking new perspectives on the place of materialist theory in the study of vulnerability in American culture, nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; racial, economic, sexual vulnerabi

The Art of Walking – Lyon (France) – October 10-12, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Klaus Benesch, LMU/University of Munich (Germany) & François Specq, ENS de Lyon/CNRS (France)
contact email: 
klaus.benesch@lmu.de / Francois.Specq@ens-lyon.fr

The Art of Walking: Pedestrian Mobility in Literature, Philosophy, and the Arts from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century

Newer New or Coming After? Americanist Literary Criticism at the Present Moment (MLA)

full name / name of organization: 
Jed Dobson
contact email: 
james.e.dobson@dartmouth.edu

This special session panel seeks papers that reflect on the work of the New Americanists. Abstracts (300-500 words) and brief cv by 15 March 2013; Jed Dobson (james.e.dobson@dartmouth.edu).

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