Papers are invited on women writers/artists and any aspect of Modernism the conference WOMEN WRITERS/ARTISTS AND TRAVELLING MODERNISMS. The conference will take place at 3pm on Wednesday 3 June and conclude at 5pm on Friday 5 June, at The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia.
Already confirmed speakers include Bonnie Kime Scott (San Diego State University), Susan Sheridan (Emerita, Flinders University), Maryanne Dever (Monash University).
Session Topics may include:
• Gender in Modernism(s)
• Modernism(s) and Anti-colonial consciousness
• New Women and Modernism(s)
• Geographies of Modernism
• Troubling Gender and Modernism(s)
• Aesthetics and Modernism(s)
• Diasporic Modernism(s)
• Exile and Modernism(s)
• Key Figures in Modernism(s) – Familiar and Unfamiliar
• Gender Insubordination and Modernism(s)
• Modernism in International Frames
• Modernism(s), War and Violence
• Queer Conjunctions in Modernism(s)
• What Was Modernism?
• When Was Modernism?
• Cross-cultural Aspects of Modernism(s)
• Modernism(s) and Socialist Politics
• Modernist Collaborations
• Travelling Modernists
• Travelling Modernisms
Usual length of papers will be 20 minutes. Deadline for proposals is 30 March 2009. Email your abstract(including contact details and AV requirements) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Earlybird Registration by 30 April
Registration cost: Fulltime academics: $AUD180; Others including postgraduate students: $AUD90. Registration includes lunches and reception.
Professor Carole Ferrier
Centre for Research on Women, Gender, Culture and Social Change
School of English, Media Studies and Art History
The Faculty of Arts
The University of Queensland
The Conference is sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and the School of EMSAH.
On-line registration will be available shortly through a link on the School of EMSAH website: http:www.emsah.uq.edu.au
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