category: modernist studies

Language Change and Literature (MLA, Chicago, 9-12 Jan 2014; abstract deadline 15 March)

full name / name of organization: 
MLA Division on Language Change
contact email: 
cpalme20@kennesaw.edu

How does language change matter to literature (and vice versa)?

“Making Meaning at the End of the World: Apocalyptic Texts” [SAMLA Nov. 8-10] Abstracts by 6/7

full name / name of organization: 
Lynne M. Simpson / College English Association
contact email: 
lsimpson@presby.edu

SAMLA 2013 Conference
Conference Theme: "Cultures, Contexts, Images, and Texts: Making Meaning in Print, Digital, and Networked Worlds"
November 8-10, 2013

Saints and Sinners: Postmodernism, Feminism and Medievalism in Literature in English [UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Faculty of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
contact email: 
kbronk@wa.amu.edu.pl; bbronkk@gmail.com

For LIES 2013, we still welcome papers about topics related but not limited to feminism, sainthood and medievalism in both contemporary and earlier literature in English as the wonderful SARAH SALIH w

CFP: Make It New: Teaching the Modernist Period (06/01/2013; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Mary C. Madden, PhD, Saint Leo University Precious McKenzie, PhD, Rocky Mountain College
contact email: 
precious.mckenzie@rocky.edu; mary.madden02@saintleo.edu

Call for Proposals:
An edited volume is planned on new approaches for teaching the Modernist period. The editors for this volume are Mary C. Madden and Precious McKenzie.

Designing and Teaching Interdisciplinary Courses - RMMLA Conference

full name / name of organization: 
RMMLA Conference, Vancouver, Washington, October 10-12, 2013
contact email: 
pichugin@sas.upenn.edu

We invite presentations on any aspect of interdisciplinary teaching with focus on strategies for integrating multiple perspectives and approaches into a course while maintaining an overall sense of co

The Long Twentieth Century (1885-2008): Literature, Politics, Aesthetics

full name / name of organization: 
Goldsmiths, University of London
contact email: 
c.sweeneyecl@gold.ac.uk

The Long Twentieth Century(1885-2008):Literature,Politics, Aesthetics
A one day conference

Department of English and Comparative Literature

Goldsmiths, University of London

WCW Society at MLA 14: "New Directions in Williams Studies"

full name / name of organization: 
Daniel E. Burke / William Carlos Williams Society
contact email: 
daniel.e.burke@marquette.edu

The Society is especially seeking contemporary approaches to the work of William Carlos Williams.

SAMLA 2013 Charles W. Chesnutt Panel Discussion - "Chesnutt’s Gothic Psychology of the Future American"

full name / name of organization: 
Charles W. Chesnutt Association - SAMLA
contact email: 
rlsmith5@memphis.edu or djelzie@memphis.edu

This discussion will focus on how works like Mandy Oxendine utilize the elements of gothic psychology to confound binary racial concepts and to create the mixed-race identity matrix at the foundation

MMLA 2013 Special Session (Proposed): Is the Artist Present?: Post-Modern Conceptions of the Author (Milwaukee; Nov. 7-10, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
W Brett Wiley (MVNU)
contact email: 
bwiley1@mvnu.edu

In Marina Abramović’s retrospective show at MOMA entitled The Artist Is Present, she invited visitors to sit silently across from her for as long as they chose.

"Architecture and Literature: Reading the Room" (1-3 November, San Diego); Proposal Deadline: 15 April

full name / name of organization: 
Pacific Ancient and Modern Languages Association (PAMLA)
contact email: 
stevensonlushbaugh@gmail.com

Most literary works take place within the context of some sort of constructed space, e.g. a house, an office, a transit node, a place of worship, a place of performance.

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