BAMS Training Day, Bristol, 27 March

British Association for Modernist Studies

Postgraduate and Early Career Training Day: Research and Digital Humanities in Modernist Studies

Hosted by the AHRC South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Programme

University of Bristol, Wednesday 27 March 2019

Southwell Street Training Rooms, 1st floor, New Veterinary School, Southwell Street, Bristol

The 10th annual BAMS training day, in partnership with the South-West and Wales Doctoral Training Programme, will focus on research skills for modernist studies, with a special emphasis upon the Digital Humanities. As in all BAMS training days, the focus will be on practical advice for entry into a career in the field of modernist studies, or for those at an early-career stage. The day will combine talks and workshops presented by visiting speakers and by members of the BAMS Executive Steering Committee. Registration is free for BAMS members, £5 for non-members; travel bursaries will be available for SWW DTP researchers.

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/postgraduate-training-day-research-and-digital-humanities-in-modernist-studies-tickets-56102998579
(registration closes 19 March)

To join BAMS (including a subscription to Modernist Cultures), go to: https://bams.ac.uk/membership/.

Student rates: £40 including print subscription to Modernist Cultures; £30 online-only access to Modernist Cultures.

To find out more about the opportunities offered by the SWW DTP, visit: https://www.sww-ahdtp.ac.uk/

Programme

10.00
Registration

10.30
Welcome (Gareth Mills/Jeff Wallace, University of Reading/Cardiff
Metropolitan)

10.40
Introduction: Canon versus Literary History in Modernist Research (Tim
Armstrong, Royal Holloway University)

11.10
Coffee

11.30
Pursuing and presenting your research: application, grants, appointments
(Adam Watt, University of Exeter)

Lunch (not provided)

DIGITAL HUMANITIES

2.00
Keynote speaker 1: Helen Southworth, University of Oregon: On MAPP
(Modernist Archives Publishing Project)

3.00
Coffee

3.15
Workshop: Gabriel Hankins, ‘The Weak Powers of Digital Modernist Studies’ (article, Modernism/modernity 25:3, September 2018, pp.569-585) (Suzanne Hobson and Jeff Wallace)

4.15
Keynote speaker 2: Finn Fordham, Royal Holloway University: Uses and Abuses of ‘The Network’ for Humanities Research

5.15
Concluding reflections; pub