Archival Afterlives', The 2017 John Rylands Research Institute Conference

deadline for submissions: 
January 15, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
The John Rylands Research Institute, University of Manchester

Reflecting the strengths of the Special Collections at the John Rylands Library, 'Archival Afterlives', the 2017 John Rylands Research Institute conference, will focus on modern literary archives, and in particular on archives related to postward poetry in English. 

Confirmed Speakers: Lucy Collins (UCD), Stephen Enniss (University of Texas, Austin), Rachel Foss (British Library), Peter Jay (Anvil Press), Robyn Marsack (Royal Literary Fund/University of Glasgow), Deryn Rees-Jones (Pavilion Press/University of Liverpool), Michael Schmidt (Carcanet Press), David Sutton (University of Reading), Kevin Young (Emory University),  with Poetry Readings by Elaine Feinstein and Tara Bergin.

The Institute now invites proposals for the conference and further guidance can be found found in the call for papers guide.

All proposals must be submitted using the abstract submission form and sent as attachments to by 15 January 2017.