category: modernist studies

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.

Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference, 3-5 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Andrew Marvell Society
contact email: 
andrewmarvellsociety@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Andrew Marvell Society at the South-Central Renaissance Conference
3-5 April 2014, Tucson, Arizona

Deadline: 15 December 2013

[NeMLA 2014] Critical Feelings: Redefining Cultural Agency in Affect Theory

full name / name of organization: 
Tyler Bradway
contact email: 
tyler.bradway@gmail.com

Conference: Northeast Modern Language Association Convention (2014)
Date: April 3-6, 2014
Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

NeMLA 2014: Irish and Indian-Anglophone Writing in a Transnational Feminism Context

full name / name of organization: 
NeMLA 2014 (Northeast Modern Language Association)
contact email: 
tara.harney@uconn.edu

NeMLA 2014 cfp

Title: Irish and Indian-Anglophone Writing in a Transnational Feminism Context

[UPDATE]"Past Tense, Future Tensions" SCLA Conference Oct. 18-19, 2013 (abstract deadline extended)

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Comparative Literature and the Arts
contact email: 
sclaconference@guilford.edu

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Abstracts due 6/1/13.

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