Reminder: CFP Moving Modernisms Postgraduate Conference

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University of Oxford

On 21-24 March 2012 Oxford University English Faculty will host a four-day conference entitled Moving Modernisms. The conference will bring together many scholars of international distinction with a view to examining, through plenary lectures and round-tables, Modernism's diverse manifestations, its manifold constructions and its future directions.

A tie-in Postgraduate Day Conference will take place on 21 March, giving graduates the opportunity to present and collaborate with their peers. This day conference will be free of charge to those attending the main conference, but it is also a stand-alone event aiming to explore the theme of Moving Modernisms and what this might mean from a postgraduate perspective.

Papers are invited from postgraduates and possible topics may include (but are not limited to):

- Centrality of speed, motion, travel and transport in Modernist texts
- Emotion and the representation of mental and emotional lability
- Moving image and the moving body
- Modernist focus on shifting temporalities and emergent geographies
- Impact of theory
- Current trends and future directions of Modernism

Abstract submissions should include the paper title and be no more than 200 words in length. Please include a brief CV.
The deadline for submissions is 1 November 2011. Please email to:

For more information on the main conference and postgraduate day, including registration, please visit