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Last day: register for New Work in Modernist Studies now!

Today is the last day to register for New Work in Modernist Studies, BAMS’ postgraduate conference.

Register now!

About the conference
NWiMS 2016 will be the sixth one-day graduate conference organised, this year, by the London Modernism Seminar in conjunction with Modernist Network Cymru (MONC), the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies, the Northern Modernism Seminar, and the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS). The provisional programme is attached to this email, and includes a keynote lecture by Sascha Bru (MDRN, University of Leuven), ‘Are we Modernists Yet? Avant-Garde, Temporality, History.’

There is a conference registration fee of £15 for BAMS members and £25 for non-BAMS members, including lunch, coffee and a wine reception at the end of the day. Membership of BAMS is now available for 2017 and will entitle you to discounted rate for NWiMS 2016 (2016 members will also qualify for the discount). Memberships cost £45 (£32 student rate) per annum (including hard copies of Modernist Cultures) and £28 (£23 student rate) per annum (online access to the journal only).

As well as the discounted rate for NWiMS, new and renewing members of BAMs will receive:

•      A print subscription to Modernist Cultures which is published three times a year

•      Online access to Modernist Cultures

•      Free or reduced access to all BAMS events including postgraduate training days, conferences, and the ‘New Work in Modernist Studies’ graduate symposia

•      Access to members-only content on the BAMS website, including training resources and publisher discounts

•      Eligibility for entry to the new BAMS essay prize for early career researchers

Please contact Suzanne and Jade at nwims2016@gmail.com if you have any questions about the conference.

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CFP: New Work in Modernist Studies, 10 December 2016.

About the conference

The sixth one-day Graduate Conference on New Work in Modernist Studies will take place on Saturday 10th December at Queen Mary University of London (Francis Bancroft Building), in conjunction with theModernist Network Cymru (MONC), the London Modernism Seminar, the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies, the Northern Modernism Seminar, and the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS).

As in previous years, this conference will take the form of an interdisciplinary programme reflecting the full diversity of current graduate work in modernist studies; it encourages contributions both from those already involved in the existing networks and from students new to modernist students who are eager to share their work.

The day will close with a plenary lecture by Sascha Bru who is an Associate Professor in the department of Literary Theory and Cultural Studies, at KU Leuven and co-director of MDRN http://mdrn.be/node/1 He has published widely on the poetics and politics of avant-garde and modernist writing and his books include: The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, Vol III: Europe 1890-1940, edited with Peter Brooker & Andrew Thacker (2013); Regarding the Popular: Modernism, the Avant-Garde and High and Low Culture, ed. with Peter Nicholls et al. (2012); Democracy, Law and the Modernist Avant-Gardes: Writing in the State of Exception (2009); and Europa! Europa? The Avant-Garde, Modernism and the Fate of a Continent, edited with Peter Nicholls et al (2009).

Proposals

Proposals are invited, from PhD research students registered at British universities, for short (10 minutes maximum) research position papers. Your proposal should be no longer than 250 words, and please include with it a short (50 words) biography. It should be sent to nwims2016@gmail.com to which any other enquiries about the conference should also be addressed.

Deadline:  5pm Tuesday 1 November 2016. Acceptance decisions will be communicated within 1 week.

Registration

Registration: delegates (those speaking and those simply attending) must register online via the link:

http://eshop.qmul.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&deptid=34&catid=1&prodid=662

Registration must be completed by 30 November at the latest. The conference fee is £25 (£15 for BAMS members) and includes lunch, coffee and a wine reception. The day will run 10am – 6pm.

Bursaries

Travel costs: It is anticipated that a subsidized contribution to all travel costs over £20 will be offered to all postgraduates who contribute to the conference. Further details will be forthcoming, but please include a separate indication of your estimated travel costs with your proposal. This will not be taken into account when assessing your proposal.

Conference Organizer

Dr Suzanne Hobson, Department of English, Queen Mary University of London

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BAMS CFP: New Work in Modernist Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS

New Work in Modernist Studies

Saturday 5 December 2015, 10am-5.30pm,

University of Exeter, Streatham Campus, Queen’s Building

The fifth one-day Graduate Conference on New Work in Modernist Studies will take place at the University of Exeter (Streatham campus), in conjunction with the Welsh Network of Modernist Studies, the London Modernism Seminar, the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies, the Northern Modernism Seminar, and the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS).

As in previous years, this conference will take the form of an interdisciplinary programme reflecting the full diversity of current graduate work in modernist studies; it encourages contributions both from those already involved in the existing networks and from students new to modernist students who are eager to share their work. The day will close with a plenary lecture by Professor Simon Shaw-Miller, Chair in the History of Art, University of Bristol, and author of Eye hEar: The Visual in Music (Ashgate 2013), Visible Deeds in Music: Art and Music from Wagner to Cage (Yale, 2002, second ed. 2004) and numerous essays and articles on art and music in the modern period, including ‘Modernist Music’ in the Oxford Handbook of Modernisms (Oxford, 2010).

Proposals are invited, from PhD research students registered at British universities, for short (10 minutes maximum) research position papers. Your proposal should be no longer than 250 words, and please include with it a short (50 words) biography. It should be emailed to nwims2015@gmail.com to which any other enquiries about the conference should also be addressed.

Deadline:  5pm Weds 28 October 2015. Acceptance decisions will be communicated within one week.

Registration: delegates (those speaking and those simply attending) must register online via the link on the following webpage:

http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/modernlanguages/research/conferences/newworkinmoderniststudies/

Registration must be completed by 20 November at the latest. The conference fee is £26 and includes lunch, tea and coffee.

Travel costs: BAMS will offer a number of travel subsidies to postgraduates who contribute to the conference. In order to be eligible you must be a member of BAMS. If you would like to be considered for a bursary, please include a separate indication of your estimated travel costs with your proposal. This will not be taken into account when assessing your proposal.

Conference Organizer: Prof. Adam Watt, Modern Languages (French), University of Exeter

NWiMS CALL FOR PAPERS 2015

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‘New Work in Modernist Studies’ 2014 – programme and registration

Registration is now under way for the conference ‘New Work in Modernist Studies 4’, at Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cyncoed campus) on Saturday 6 December 2014. Attached is a full programme for the day, and a link to registration. It would help us if you could register by 28 November if at all possible. We look forward to welcoming you in Cardiff on 6th December.
The conference fee is £15 (£10 for BAMS members) and includes lunch, tea and coffee and a post-conference drinks reception / book launch.
Elizabeth English, Kathryn Simpson and Jeff Wallace
NWiMS2014 Programme
Conference Registration Form
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CFP: New Work in Modernist Studies — deadline 3 November

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CALL FOR PAPERS

 

New Work in Modernist Studies

 

Cardiff Metropolitan University

 

Saturday 6th December 2014

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr Jane Goldman (University of Glasgow)

The fourth one-day Graduate Conference on New Work in Modernist Studies will take place at Cardiff Metropolitan University (Cyncoed campus), in conjunction with the Welsh Network of Modernist Studies, the London Modernism Seminar, the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies, the Northern Modernism Seminar, and the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS).

As in previous years, this conference will take the form of an interdisciplinary programme reflecting the full diversity of current graduate work in modernist studies; it encourages contributions both from those already involved in the existing networks and from students new to modernist students who are eager to share their work.

Proposals are invited, from PhD research students registered at British universities, for short (10 minutes) research position papers. Your proposal should be no longer than 300 words, and please include with it a short (50 words) biography. It should be emailed to newmodstud2014@gmail.com to which any other enquiries about the conference should also be addressed.

Deadline:  3 November 2014. Acceptance decisions will be communicated within one week.

The conference fee is £15 (£10 for BAMS members) and includes lunch, tea and coffee and a post-conference drinks reception/book launch. If you are not already a member of BAMS, you may wish to join online at https://bams.ac.uk/membership/. Benefits include a free subscription to Modernist Cultures (3 issues per year from 2015), free or reduced fee entry to all BAMS events, access to a members-only area of the BAMS website, and subscription to the dedicated BAMS email list.

It is also anticipated that a subsidized contribution to all travel costs over £20 will be offered to all postgraduates who contribute to the conference. Further details will be forthcoming, but please include a separate indication of your estimated travel costs with your proposal. This will not be taken into account when assessing your proposal.

Conference organizers:

Elizabeth English

Kathryn Simpson

Jeff Wallace

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New Work in Modernist Studies – programme announced

Non-speaking delegates are welcome to attend. Registration is £5 for BAMS members, £10 for non-members, and includes lunch, tea and coffee. Please register by emailing newmodstud2013@gmail.com, stating any dietary requirements. The venue for the conference is the David Hume Tower, University of Edinburgh.

NWMS 2013 Conference Programme

10-10:30 Coffee, registration, and welcome

10:30-12:00 Parallel Sessions

SESSION ONE: Modernist Perception and Representation
(Chair: Dr Bryony Randall ) (Room: TBC)

1. Oliver Neto (University of Bristol), ‘Object – Epiphany – Banality: Joyce and the ‘Interesting’ Novel’
2. Grant Gosizk (Kent University), ‘Masking the Mask: Exploring O’Neill in Light of ‘Memoranda on Masks’’
3. Leanne Maguire (Liverpool Hope University), ‘May Day! May Day! Capital Degeneration in F. Scott Fitzgerald’
4. Sarah Chadfield (Royal Holloway), ‘’A new way of looking at things…’: H.D. and the ‘real’’
5. Oliver Penny (University of East Anglia), ‘Empty Rooms: Style and the Negative in Elizabeth Bowen’s The Death of the Heart’

SESSION TWO: Legacies of Modernism
(Chair: James Leveque) (Room: TBC)

1. Jennifer Cowe (University of Glasgow), ‘Henry Miller: The Reluctant Modernist?’
2. Lila Matsumoto (University of Edinburgh), ‘Charles Olson and 1960s Experimental Poetry’
3. Joseph R. Shafer (University of Warwick), ‘The Real and The Same: Distinguishing Charles Olson’s Readings of D. H. Lawrence’
4. Alison Stone (University of Exeter), ‘‘Not Pound and Eliot but Pound and Williams’: William Carlos Williams as an Exemplar for Anti-Movement British Poets’
5. Hannah Van Hove (University of Glasgow), ‘Modernist Continuities in the Postwar British Novel: Exploring the Works of Anna Kavan, Alexander Trocchi, and Ann Quin’

12-1: Lunch

1-2.30: Parallel Sessions
SESSION THREE: Modernism and Woolf
(Chair: Dr Gail Toms) (Room: TBC)

1. Amy Bromley (University of Glasgow), ‘Virginia Woolf and Surrealism’
2. Carissa C. L. Foo (Durham University), ‘A Place of One’s Own: Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway’
3. Hideki Nakajima (Royal Holloway), ‘The Theory of Mind in Mrs Dalloway’
4. Crispian Neill (Leeds University), ‘‘Outside human limits … outside canine limits’: Dogs, Dasein and Human/Animal Interontology in Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence’
5. Claudia Tobin (University of Bristol), ‘‘Quivering yet still’: Virginia Woolf and the Aesthetics of Attention’

SESSION FOUR: Modernist Genre and Publics
(Chair: Dr Keir Elder) (Room: TBC)

1. Stephanie Boland (University of Exeter), ‘‘An Intelligent Man’s Guide to Albyn’: Scottish Scene and Travel Writing’
2. Charlie Dawkins (University of Oxford), ‘‘Why Study Mainstream Periodicals?’ Magazines and the Emergence of Modernism in the 1920s’
3. Evi Heinz (Birkbeck), ‘Access All Areas: John Rodker’s Experimental Drama and the Yiddish Theatre in Whitechapel’
4. Isabelle Parkinson (Queen Mary), ‘Modernist group identities and Gertrude Stein’s ‘Portraits’ of Matisse and Picasso’
5. Simon Trub (University of Edinburgh), ‘David Jones’s The Anathemata: An Epic in Search of a ‘Community’’

2.30- 2.45: Coffee

2:45 – 3:45 Parallel Sessions

SESSION FIVE: Modernisms of Place
(Chair: Hannah Van Hove) (Room: TBC)

1. Klairi Angelou (University of Bristol), ‘Reimagining and Remapping Modernism: The Case of Greek Modernism’
2. Adela Beiu (University of East Anglia), ‘Pseudo-Romania: Avant-Garde Preludes’
3. Daniel Hughes (Bangor University), ‘Outlining Modernism in Wales’
4. Kaitlin Staudt (University of Oxford), ‘Daughters of educated men in the world: Comparing Halide Edib Adivar’s Sinekli Bakkal and Virginia Woolf’s The Years’

SESSION SIX: Sound and Visions of Modernism
(Chair: Dr Samantha Walton) (Room: TBC)

1. Faye Harland (University of Dundee), ‘Casting off the Self-Fashioned Chains of Slavery’: Katherine Mansfield and Visual Culture ‘
2. Ciaran McMorran (University of Glasgow), ‘Verbal Geometry in James Joyce’s Ulysses’
3. Elizabeth R. J. Pritchett (Keele University), ‘The Stormy Sonata: Beethoven’s ‘Sonata Pathétique’ and the Sociality of the Female Artist in Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage’
4. Merlin Seller (University of East Anglia), ‘Modernist Ghosts: Influence as Haunting in Walter Sickert’s Interwar Painting’

3:45-4 Coffee

4-5 Keynote Lecture:
Professor Randall Stevenson (University of Edinburgh), ‘’Innumerable Circles . . . Chaos and Eternity’: Conrad, Modernism and the Maritimes’
(Chair: Dr Alex Thomson) (Room: TBC)

5-6:30 Christmas Drinks Reception

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New Work in Modernist Studies – updated CFP and travel bursaries

Please find attached an updated CFP for the upcoming BAMS postgraduate conference, New Work in Modernist Studies, to be held at the University of Edinburgh on Saturday December 7th 2013.

Proposals are invited from on-course PhD students at British universities for short 10 minute research papers. Please send proposals (300 words), with a short biography (50 words including details of your year of study) by email to: newmodstud2013@gmail.com by November 18th. We will inform you whether your abstract has been accepted by November 22nd.

We are now able to offer subsidized travel to all students and invite applications for travel bursaries. Please see the attached document for details.

UPDATED 2013 New Work Modernist studies cfp

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CFP: BAMS New Work in Modernist Studies – deadline: November 18

Call for Papers
New Work in Modernist Studies
The University of Edinburgh
Saturday 7th December 2013

Keynote Lecture: Professor Randall Stevenson (University of Edinburgh)

This one-day graduate conference is the third joint-event held by the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies, the London Modernism Seminar, and the Northern Modernism Seminar and in collaboration with the British Association of Modernist Studies (BAMS).

Proposals are invited from on-course PhD students at British universities for short (ten-minute) research papers. The conference aims to engage participants in the three established modernist seminars, and the new Welsh Network of Modernist Studies, as well as students who are new to modernist studies in dialogues that will develop and expand our scholarly knowledge. Building on the impressive range of the New Work in Modernist Studies events since 2010, we hope to put together an interdisciplinary programme that will reflect the full diversity of work in modernist studies. Travel bursaries will be available, by competitive application.

The cost of the conference will be £10 (or £5 for BAMS members) and include lunch, tea and coffee, and a Christmas drinks reception. If you are not already a member of BAMS, you can join online at https://bams.ac.uk/membership/. Benefits include a free subscription to Modernist Cultures, free or reduced fee entry to all BAMS events, access to a members-only area of the BAMS website, and subscription to the dedicated BAMS email list.

Please send proposals (300 words), with a short biography (50 words including details of your year of study) by email to: newmodstud2013@gmail.com by November 18th. We will inform you whether your abstract has been accepted by November 22nd.

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BAMS ‘New Work in Modernist Studies’ Postgraduate Conference – Saturday 7th December, University of Edinburgh

We are delighted to announce that this year’s New Work in Modernist Studies, the third annual postgraduate conference held by the London Modernism Seminar, the Northern Modernism Seminar and the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies in collaboration with the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS), will take place on Saturday 7th December at the University of Edinburgh. Please save the date; further information and a cfp will be circulated shortly.