Modernism Research Seminar-11th May 2012

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De Montfort University
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northernmodernism@gmail.com

De Montfort University are pleased to host a one-day research seminar on behalf of the British Association of Modernist Studies.

Featuring papers on a wide range of research topics-from British surrealism and little magazines to genetic criticism of Woolf's prose fiction-by speakers including Dr. Andrzej Gasiorek (University of Birmingham), Dr. Anna Snaith (KCL), and Dr. Rebecca Beasley (University of Oxford), the seminar aims to bring together academics and postgraduate students interested in any aspect of literary modernism and the latest research within the field.

The seminar will be held at the Clephan Building, De Montfort University, Leicester and is free of charge, subject to registration. Lunch and refreshments are provided. Please register by emailing Louise Kane at northernmodernisms@gmail.com by 30 April 2012.

***The full schedule for the day is listed below***

Northern Modernism Research Seminar, De Montfort University, Leicester 11th May 2012

10.15-10.45 Registration & Coffee

10.45-11.00 Welcome: Andrew Thacker

11.00-12:00 Rebecca Beasley (University of Oxford)
'On Not Knowing Russian: the Translations of Virginia Woolf and S.S. Kotelianskii'

12.00-1pm Andrzej Gasiorek (University of Birmingham)
'"To Ruin Definitively": British Surrealism and the Politics of Artistic Expression'

1pm-2.00 Lunch

2.00-2.40 Louise Kane (De Montfort University)
‘Editing Modernisms: John Middleton Murry and Modernist Periodicals’

2.40-3.20 Alice Wood (De Montfort University)
'Vision and Revision: The Textual Genesis of Woolf's "A Sketch of the Past"'

3.20-3.50 Tea & Coffee

3.50-4.50 Anna Snaith (King’s College, London)
'Travelling Modernities: Colonial Women Writers in London'

4.50 Close

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