category: modernist studies

Silent Spring: Chemical, Biological and Technological Visions of the Post-1945 Environment - Travel Bursaries Available

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An AHRC collaborative skills project hosted by Birkbeck, University of London
contact email: 
silentspring2013@gmail.com

A number of travel bursaries are available for postgraduates and early career researchers to participate in this project, which uses Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring to explore the relationship between

Artistic Ireland, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, Milwaukee, WI

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Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

From The Book of Kells to the seaside ditty in Ulysses to the Abbey Theatre’s Countess Cathleen, Ireland boasts a history replete with visual and performing arts.

[UPDATE] EXTENDED CFP APRIL 25TH - American Work: American Literature Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Academics

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University of Oxford
contact email: 
americanworksymposium@gmail.com

American Work

American Literature Symposium for Postgraduates and Early Career Academics

18 May 2013
Rothermere American Institute
University of Oxford

Artistic Bodies in Literature, M/MLA, Nov 7-10, 2013, Milwaukee, WI

full name / name of organization: 
Midwest Modern Language Association (M/MLA)
contact email: 
sophiadawn.christman-lavin@stonybrook.edu

In what ways do artistic constructions of the body appear in literature?

Stretching The Screen 15th Annual Cinema Conference, SFSU, October 17th - 19th, 2013

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Cinema Studies Graduate Student Association, San Francisco State University
contact email: 
CSGSA@mail.sfsu.edu

This conference will seek to challenge the borders imposed on Cinema: between senses, ideologies, cultures, even the fluctuation of the medium itself in terms of its technologies, production, distribu

Short Story at MMLA 2013

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MMLA
contact email: 
katy.leedy@marquette.edu

This session welcomes critical papers on the short story for the annual MMLA convention. Proposals may be related to the conference theme of Art & Artifice, but it is not necessary.

[UPDATE] Legacy: Mythology and Authenticity in the Humanities (Submission deadline 16 April 2013)

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De Montfort Unversity
contact email: 
dmulegacyconference@gmail.com

This conference focuses on the influence of cultural ‘legacies’ within current humanities research.

[UPDATE] New Submission Deadline: April 15. ASLE-Sponsored session at M/MLA: Postmodern Farmer-Citizen

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Breyen Strickler / Association for the Study of LIterature and Environment
contact email: 
breyan.strickler@loras.edu

Postmodern Farmer-Citizen, ASLE-Sponsored Session at the Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Meeting, November 7-10, 2013.

Romancing the Long British 19th Century (1789-1914)

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Popular Romance Studies
contact email: 
An Goris, managing.editor@jprstudies.org

The long British nineteenth century (1789-1914) appears to have the long global twentieth century (including the first decades of the twenty-first) in its thrall.

The City in Word and Image - Problems and Possibilities of the Metropolis

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University of Dundee
contact email: 
e.r.rogers@dundee.ac.uk

“All great art is born of the metropolis” - Ezra Pound

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