New Work in Modernist Studies 12

Friday 9 December 2022

About the conference

The twelfth one-day graduate conference on New Work in Modernist Studies will take place at Loughborough University, with some hybrid provision, on Friday 9 December 2022 in conjunction with the Modernist Network Cymru (MONC), the London Modernism Seminar, the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies, the Northern Modernism Seminar, the Midlands Modernist Network and the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS).

BAMS is dedicated to fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion. 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 studies who are eager to share their work. We particularly encourage proposals from students from global majority ethnic backgrounds, who we recognise are underrepresented in the field.

The day will include a plenary session with Dr Jade French (Loughborough University) entitled ‘Ageing work in modernist studies: late styles and aftermaths’.

For online attendees, we are keen to enable the making of connections that usually happens in the physical spaces between academic papers and panels. We are working on ways of doing so, and welcome your insights on what has worked well in this area over the past few years.


The deadline for proposals has now passed. If you submitted a proposal but have not heard back from us, please contact nwims@bams.ac.uk immediately.


Registration is now open via this link. Please register by the end of November 2022.

The physical event will cost £20 for non-members, and £10 for members. Online only attendance will be charged at £10 non-members/ £5 members.