category: modernist studies

State of Britain: Representing / Writing Britain in the 20th-21st Centuries 24-25 Oct 2014 Université Paris Diderot

full name / name of organization: 
Société d'Etudes Anglaises Contemporaines (SEAC)
contact email: 
catherine.bernard@univ-paris-diderot.fr

In book 1, chapter 1 of Past and Present (1843), Thomas Carlyle raised the “Condition of England question,” emphasizing the necessity to grasp the full measure of the contradictions of England’s

Panel on Queer Theory and the Modernist Author at MSA 16, November 6-9, 2014. Pittsburgh, PA

full name / name of organization: 
Modernist Studies Association Conference
contact email: 
selipton@uwm.edu

The field of queer theory has flourished over the past twenty years, bringing affective and embodied responses to authors and texts to the forefront of literary studies.

CFP: International Conference on "The American Dream Reconsidered," Sep. 26-27, 2014. Deadline: Apr. 15

full name / name of organization: 
American Studies Association of Korea
contact email: 
asakorea2014@gmail.com

The American Studies Association of Korea (ASAK) is pleased to announce an international conference on “The American Dream Reconsidered,” to be held in Pyeongtaek, South Korea, during September 26

[UPDATE - extended deadline] Modernism in the Magazines: 1945-Present | Proposals due 28 January 2014

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for Modernist Studies
contact email: 
kharris[at]sbu.edu; ss4459[at]columbia.edu

BAMS Conference ‘Modernism Now’
26–28 June 2014
Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London
http://www.ies.sas.ac.uk/events/ies-conferences/ModernismNow

SWCCL "Has Literature Lost its Faith?" Nov 14-15

full name / name of organization: 
Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature
contact email: 
jwilson@jbu.edu

In December 2012 Paul Elie wrote a New York Times article entitled, "Has Fiction Lost Its Faith?" which sparked conversation among many literati about the status of faith and literature.

Resources of Resistance: Production, Consumption, Transformation, PSA Postgraduate Conference, 24-25 July 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of York
contact email: 
worldresources2014@gmail.com

Call for Papers

Resources of Resistance:
Production, Consumption, Transformation

The Biennial Postcolonial Studies Association (PSA) Postgraduate Conference

Confirmed Keynote Speakers:

Fragile Futures - A Special Issue of English Academy Review - Submissions due 30 April 2014

full name / name of organization: 
English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies
contact email: 
fragile.futures@gmail.com

FRAGILE FUTURES

A Special Issue (31.2) of The English Academy Review (Routledge/Unisa)
SUBMISSIONS DUE 30 APRIL 2014
Guest editor, Marc Botha (Durham University)

Workshop: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
K.Spracklen@leedsmet.ac.uk

Workshop: Re-Imagining (the) Olympics

Tuesday 2nd September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Participation:

1st Global Conference: Augmentation (September 2014: Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
aug1@inter-disciplinary.net

1st Global Conference: Augmentation

Wednesday 3rd September – Friday 5th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

William Carlos Williams: The Poet-Doctor as Environmentalist (Abstracts Due 1/25)

full name / name of organization: 
William Carlos Williams Panel / American Literature Association (5/22-5/25)
contact email: 
cappuccip@georgian.edu

In Writing for an Endangered World, Lawrence Buell lauds Williams's “Paterson” as an "experiment in urban ecopoetics" that "stands as a distinctive combination of attainments" (117).

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