category: modernist studies

Dreaming Dangerously: Imagining the Utopian, the Nostalgic, the Possible

full name / name of organization: 
Simon Fraser University, English Department Graduate Conference
contact email: 
gradconf@sfu.ca

Nostalgia itself has a utopian dimension, only it is no longer directed toward the future. Sometimes nostalgia is not directed towards the past either, but rather sideways.

Picking Through the Trash - May 10th and 11th, 2013 - DEADLINE MARCH 15th

full name / name of organization: 
York University Graduate Conference
contact email: 
tanya81@yorku.ca and jvandor@yorku.ca

Picking Through the Trash
English Graduate Students’ Association Conference at York University, Toronto
May 10th and 11th, 2013

New Directions in Critical Theory Graduate Conference 2013: “Uncovering the Sublime: The Infinite, the Material, and the Beyond”

full name / name of organization: 
University of Arizona: Department of English
contact email: 
newdirectionsconference@gmail.com

Friday, April 5--Saturday, April 6
University of Arizona

Milton's Modernities (MLA 2014)

full name / name of organization: 
Milton Society of America
contact email: 
hiltner@english.ucsb.edu

The term “early modern” implies that writers of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries should have a place in our thought on the nature of modernity.

A matter of lifedeath

full name / name of organization: 
Mosaic, a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature
contact email: 
mosaconf@ad.umanitoba.ca

A matter of lifedeath
October 1-4, 2014

The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

The Place of Literature: Fictional Geographies and Literary Constructions of Space

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English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University
contact email: 
smugradconference@gmail.com

English Graduate Conference at Southern Methodist University

William Carlos Williams and the Visual Arts: A Hundred Years after the Armory Show

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel Morris / Paul Cappucci
contact email: 
dmorris@purdue.edu; cappuccip@georgian.edu

Original work is sought for a collection of critical essays on William Carlos Williams and the visual arts.

Sherlock Holmes, Past and Present, 21 and 22 June 2013 [EXTENSION]

full name / name of organization: 
Senate House, London
contact email: 
J.L.Cranfield@ljmu.ac.uk AND ue_tom@hotmail.com

Many thanks to those who have already submitted their proposals. We will be extending our deadline until 20 January 2013. Here’s the original CFP:

UPDATE: Edith Wharton & Cosmopolitanism, ALA Boston May 2013, deadline extended to 24 January

full name / name of organization: 
Emily Orlando / Fairfield University
contact email: 
eorlando@fairfield.edu

Call for Papers, American Literature Association (ALA)
Boston, Massachusetts
May 23-26, 2013
Edith Wharton and Cosmopolitanism

Ways of Being / Modes of Existence: Human, animal, machine

full name / name of organization: 
Louisiana State University Department of French Studies
contact email: 
lsufrenchconference@gmail.com

Keynote Speakers:
Dominique Lestel, Ecole Normale Supérieure-Paris
Verena Andermatt Conley, Harvard University
Jeffrey T. Nealon, Penn State University

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