category: modernist studies

NeMLA (Boston Mar. 21-24, 2013): On the Road before _On the Road_: Transatlantic Travel Narratives, 1850-1918

full name / name of organization: 
Leslie Simon, chair (Utah Valley University)
contact email: 
lsimon@uvu.edu

The poetics of the road trip are frequently associated with literature of the twentieth century: from Steinbeck’s tragic-epic account of automobile displacement, to Kerouac’s celebration of carefr

4th Global Conference: Experiencing Prison (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
ep4@inter-disciplinary.net

4th Global Conference
Experiencing Prison

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

The Condemned Playground: Aldous Huxley and his Contemporaries

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oxford, English Faculty & Balliol College
contact email: 
huxleyconference@gmail.com

The Condemned Playground:
Aldous Huxley and his Contemporaries
Balliol College, Oxford University
8-11 September 2013

11th Global Conference: Violence (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
v11@inter-disciplinary.net

11th Global Conference
Violence

Thursday 9th May – Saturday 11th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

3rd Global Conference: Urban Popcultures (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
up3@inter-disciplinary.net

3rd Global Conference
Urban Popcultures

Sunday 12th May – Tuesday 14th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

8th Global Conference: Cybercultures (May 2013: Prague, Czech Republic)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber8@inter-disciplinary.net

8th Global Conference
Cybercultures

Wednesday 15th May – Friday 17th May 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

Call for Presentations:

Communities Re-imagined in Postmodern Texts

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) 2013 Boston Conference
contact email: 
ksammond@fdu.edu

[UPDATE] This panel seeks papers to examine the ways that particular postmodern texts (such as Midnight's Children), which initially served to subvert foundational fictions in diverse societies, have become canonical

Diesis Call for Articles-- Submission Deadline Oct 15

full name / name of organization: 
Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identity
contact email: 
submissions@diesisjournal.org

Diesis: Footnotes on Literary Identity Call for Articles

Weird Lovecraft: H.P. Lovecraft, Weird Tales, and the Construction of the American Horror Canon [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Jonas Prida/ College of St. Joseph
contact email: 
jonas.prida@csj.edu

There is little doubt as to the importance that H.P. Lovecraft has played in the development of American horror.

[UPDATE] DEVILS AND DOLLS: Dichotomous Depictions of the Child

full name / name of organization: 
University of Bristol
contact email: 
devils_dolls@live.co.uk

Two confirmed plenary speakers:
Professor George Rousseau, (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)
Dr Anna Green (University of East Anglia, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery )

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