category: modernist studies

2014 Southern Illinois University AEGIS Graduate Conference - March 29, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Association of English Graduate Instructore and Students
contact email: 
siucaegis@gmail.com

Trials, Transgressions, and Taboos

New Directions in Sherwood Anderson at ALA 2014

full name / name of organization: 
Peter Nagy (Lehigh University)
contact email: 
pen208@lehigh.edu

Proposed Panel for the 2014 American Literature Association Annual Conference (ALA) to be held in Washington, D.C., May 22-25, 2014

"New Directions in Sherwood Anderson"

Cather in Europe / Europe in Cather Symposium, (Rome, June 12-14, 2014; abstracts due February 15)

full name / name of organization: 
Willa Cather Foundation
contact email: 
mmadiga2@naz.edu

The symposium at Centro Studi Americani in Rome will explore American writer Willa Cather's presence in Europe, both as a traveler and writer whose works have been published in Europe and translated i

[UPDATE] ACLA 2014: Capitals of Memory and the Politics of Built Space (Deadline: November 15, 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
contact email: 
joseph.darda@uconn.edu

The so-called “memory boom” that emerged in the second half of the twentieth century continues to raise a challenge for architects, politicians, and urban planners: how can a city accommodate the

"Re-Producing the Original: The Copy's Role in the History of Art" April 17-18, 2014

full name / name of organization: 
University of Oregon - History of Art and Architecture Department
contact email: 
uosymposium@gmail.com

The University of Oregon Department of the History of Art and Architecture invites papers for its 10th Annual Graduate Student Symposium.

"The Passing of Time, and All of its Crimes": Gender and Transgression, 1900-2000

full name / name of organization: 
Newcastle University
contact email: 
antony.mullen@ncl.ac.uk

In early 2014 we are planning to host a conference centred on gender and transgression in the 20th century.

Teaching John Dos Passos (ALA. May 22-25, 2014. Washington, DC.)

full name / name of organization: 
The John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks participants for a round table discussion on teaching Dos Passos in the college classroom.

Johns Dos Passos in the American Tradition (ALA. May 22-25, 2014. Washington, DC.)

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
jdpsociety@gmail.com

Last year’s ALA conference featured a panel on the intersections of Dos Passos and Hemingway.

[MELUS] Ethnic U.S. Lit & Religion -- deadline correction: 27 OCT

full name / name of organization: 
J. Stephen Pearson, U of North Georgia
contact email: 
stpears11@gmail.com

Any topic related to the use/depiction/influence of religion in ethnic U.S. literature (including pop culture) is welcome.

The MELUS conference will be held March 6-9 in Oklahoma City.

[UPDATE] Adaptation and the Novel 9 November 2013, Keele University

full name / name of organization: 
Keele University
contact email: 
j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk

The full programme for Adaptation and the Novel can now be found on the website: http://adaptationskeele.wordpress.com/programme/

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