category: modernist studies

[UPDATE] Irish Gothic Conference 5-6 December, 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Università degli Studi di Perugia / Università per Stranieri di Perugia
contact email: 
perugiairishgothic@gmail.com

Confirmed Speakers:

• Professor W. J. McCormack (Former Professor of Literary History at Goldsmiths College, University of London)

SAMLA Special Session on Creating or Expanding a BA Program in English During Uncertain Times (June 20th- Abstract Deadline)

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA Special Session- November 8-10, Atlanta
contact email: 
SOrtolano@edison.edu

This panel invites participants from any college or university where there is an interest in building a B.A. in English or establishing a new programmatic track within the discipline.

The Samuel Beckett Summer School: 11- 16 August 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Samuel Beckett Summer School
contact email: 
info@beckettsummerschool.com

REMINDER 'in:flux 1845-1945: A Century in Motion' Postgraduate Conference (27th June 2013) DEADLINE 17.05.13

full name / name of organization: 
University of Birmingham, Centre for the Study of Cultural Modernity
contact email: 
pgculturalmodernity@contacts.bham.ac.uk

'in:flux 1845-1945: A Century in Motion'

University of Birmingham, 27th June 2013

Keynote speaker – Dr Matthew Rubery, Queen Mary University of London

Instrumental Reason/Constellational Form: The Frankfurt School Now

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA (Atlanta, Nov. 8-10, 2013)
contact email: 
clavill@emory.edu, ebbisho@emory.edu

In “The Essay as Form,” Theodor Adorno writes that the essay (in Montaigne’s sense of an ‘attempt’) presupposes a reader who “does not think, but rather transforms himself into an arena of

Representations of Gender and Sexuality in John Dos Passos’s Writing

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
Victoria.M.Bryan@gmail.com; jdpsociety@gmail.com

Like his modernist contemporaries, John Dos Passos engages themes of gender and sexuality.

UPDATE: Reinterpreting Carson McCullers (The 85th Annual SAMLA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Courtney George: The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians (Columbus State University)
contact email: 
george_courtney2@columbusstate.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: JUNE 1, 2013

‘Is the Biographer an Artist?’: Tracing Authority within Collected Remembrance--NeMLA 2014 April 3-6

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Weldy Boyd
contact email: 
weldy@usc.edu

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Littérature et anachronisme, NeMLA, Harrisburg, PE, April 3-6, 2014 (deadline September 30)

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
contact email: 
maxime.philippe@mail.mcgill.ca

Littérature et anachronisme

45th Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 3-6, 2014
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Host: Susquehanna University

Instability and the Modern Family: Family Systems Theory and the Contemporary Novel

full name / name of organization: 
Jenna Marquardt/ University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
contact email: 
marquj48@uwosh.edu

This paper explores the possibilites of family systems theory as literary criticism.

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