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Carole Ferrier
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Papers are invited on women writers/artists and any aspect of Modernism in various parts of the world. The conference is being held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Already confirmed speakers include Bonnie Kime Scott (San Diego State University), Susan Sheridan (Flinders University), Maryanne Dever (Monash University).

Usual length of papers will be 20 minutes. Deadline for proposals is 30 March 2009.

Session Topics may include:

Gender in Modernism(s)
Modernism(s) and Anti-colonial consciousness
New Women and Modernism(s)
Geographies of Modernism
Troubling Gender and Modernism(s)
Aesthetics and Modernism(s)
Diasporic Modernism(s)
Exile and Modernism(s)
Key Figures in Modernism(s) – Familiar and Unfamiliar
Gender Insubordination and Modernism(s)
Modernism in International Frames
Modernism(s), War and Violence
Queer Conjunctions in Modernism(s)
What Was Modernism?
When Was Modernism?
Cross-cultural Aspects of Modernism(s)
Modernism(s) and Socialist Politics
Modernist Collaborations
Travelling Modernists
Travelling Modernisms

Earlybird Registration by 30 April (includes lunch and reception)
Fulltime academics: $AUD180
Others, including postgraduates: $AUD90

More information: Professor Carole Ferrier, Centre for Research on Women, Gender, Culture and Social Change, School of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland, St Lucia Q4072 AUSTRALIA. Ph: 07 33653146.