London Modernism Seminar 2016-2017

Publié le 1 octobre 2016 Mis à jour le 1 octobre 2016

du 1 octobre 2016 au 6 mai 2017

London, Senate House/Queen Mary University
Please find below the London Modernism Seminar Programme for 2016-17. The seminar is open to everyone interested in modernism and we are especially keen to encourage postgraduate students to attend. Please could you display and/or circulate this poster in your institution. We look forward to seeing some of you at the seminars over the coming year.

Best wishes

The Seminar Organisers

Tim Armstrong (
David Ayers (
Helen Carr (
Peter Fifield (
Suzanne Hobson (
Clara Jones (

London Modernism Seminar: 2016-17

The London Modernism Seminar is sponsored by the Institute of English Studies in
collaboration with Birkbeck, Goldsmiths, Kings College London, Queen Mary, Royal
Holloway and Kent. It meets on Saturdays from 11:00-13:00, and is open to anyone
interested in modernism.

8 October Venue: Senate House 349
Time: 11:00-13:00
Edwardian Modernists
Alex Davis (University College Cork), ‘Edwardian Yeats’
Michael Alexander,(St Andrews) ‘Lawrence Binyon, Pound and Eliot’

5 November Venue: Senate House 349
Time: 11:00-13:00
Knowledge and Experience
Nicholas Gaskill (Rutgers), 'When Red is Read: Modernism and the Hard
Jon Day (Kings College London), ‘Ways of Knowing in Modernist Fiction'

10 December Venue: Queen Mary University of London
New Work in Modernist Studies
The London Modernism Seminar, the Northern Modernism Seminar, the
Modernist Network Cymru, the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies, in
association with the British Association for Modernist Studies, will hold a oneday
postgraduate conference on 10 December. The cfp will be available soon.

4 February Venue: Senate House 349
Time: 11:00-13:00
Speculative Fiction
Elizabeth English (Cardiff Metropolitan University), title tbc
Kate Macdonald (Reading), ‘Absurd speculations and defeatism in the Second
World War: Vita Sackville West's Grand Canyon (1942)'

4 March Venue: Senate House 349
Time: 11:00-13:00
Modernism in the Wild
Abbie Garrington (Durham), ‘The Fallen: Modernism’s Mountain Dead’
Drew Milne (Cambridge), Lawrence's dark ecology: Women in Love and
anthropocene modernism'

6 May Venue: Senate House 349
Time: 11:00-13:00
Modernist Institutions and/as Modernist Forms
Peter Howarth (Queen Mary), ‘The Arts Centre as Living Periodical’
Michael Paraskos, ‘Herbert Read and Modernist Space’

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