CFP: KMS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 10 April 2017, Oxford, UK

The Call for Papers is now live for the Katherine Mansfield Society Postgraduate Conference, to be held in Oxford on 10 April, 2017.

About the conference

The Katherine Mansfield Society’s annual postgraduate conference brings together emerging modernist scholars to present and discuss new research on Katherine Mansfield, as well as her contemporaries. We are delighted to announce that the conference will be introduced by Professor Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English at the University of Oxford and Director of The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH). Proposals for 15-minute papers are invited from postgraduates and emerging scholars.
Directions might include discussion of newly-discovered texts; circulation of texts and modernist magazines; materiality; genre; class; the everyday; the fantastic; nonliterary arts; philosophical and theoretical approaches; World War One; illness; bohemianism; the post/colonial; the visual arts and the theatrical; fashion; influence. Authors might include Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley, Elizabeth von Arnim, T. S. Eliot, and numerous others.
How to submit
Please send 150-word proposals and a biographical sketch to the organisers: Dr Gerri Kimber (University of Northampton) and Joe Williams (University of Cambridge) by 28 February 2017to
Location and further details
The conference will take place at the Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG and is hosted by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH), introduced by Professor Elleke Boehmer (University of Oxford).
All the latest conference information will be posted on the KMS society website website at: