Bloosmbury C21 Conference 2014
Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014: Towards A Twenty-First Century Literature
10-11 April 2014, Brighton, UK
Supported by: Bloomsbury Higher Education Academy UK Gylphi Myriad 3AM Magazine
Dr David James,Queen Mary London
Prof Philip Tew,Brunel University
Prof Lucy Armitt,University of Lincoln
Prof Robert Eaglestone,Royal Holloway
Call for Papers
As the twenty-first century enters its problematic teenage years, this conference examines how we define and understand C21 writings in English and the forms they take. This two day event will unite academics, publishers and creative writers to consider twenty-first century literary developments and how they have changed what we write and read today and the future of Literature in the twenty-first century. Proposals for conference papers of 20 mins may address, but are not limited to:
Technology and Science
The Future of Theory
(Re)Writing the Past
Literary Forms, Old and New
Digital Platforms and Social Media
Intertextuality and Interdisciplinary
PLUS we encourage specific calls for 15 mins papers for sponsored panels:
Teaching C21 Literature (HEA)
C21 Literary Criticism (Bloomsbury)
C21 Publishing (Gylphi)
First Fictions (Myriad)
Graphic Novels (Myriad)
C21 Literary Journalism (3AM)
Presenters may submit their papers for Issue Four of C21 Literature, an international peer reviewed journal that aims to create a critical, discursive space for the promotion and exploration of 21st-century writings in English (www.gylphi.co.uk/c21).
Deadline for paper abstracts of 250 words is 6th Jan 2013 to M.R.Duggan@brighton.ac.uk
Student: £55.00 Waged: £99.00
Registration includes refreshments and lunch each day, as well as a Bloomsbury sponsored drinks reception on the evening of 10th April.
Registration OPEN NOW: http://shop.brighton.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=...
Registration includes refreshments and lunch each day, as well as a Bloomsbury sponsored drinks reception and a conference dinner on the evening of 10th April.
Contact: Please send any inquiries and/or abstracts to C21 administrator Marion Duggan: M.R.Duggan@brighton.ac.uk
To find out more about Centre 21, please visit: http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/research/c21