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>From: "Leif Sorensen" <[log in to unmask]>
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>Modernist Studies Association Conference
>25-28 September 2003
>University of Birmingham (United Kingdom)
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>Alternative Modernities, Alternative Modernisms?
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>This panel seeks papers that interrogate and explore the salience of recent
>critiques of the concept of modernity to the understanding of modernism.  If
>the concept of modernity was once understood as a description of a state of
>technological sophistication, socio-political organization and economic
>development to which all cultures and societies were destined, this panel
>asks: to what extent does the model of multiple manners of inhabiting
>modernity alter our theorization of modernism?  How might we reperiodize,
>map, or narrate modernism in such a context?
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>I am especially interested in papers that re-investigate generes, artists
>and forms that have been considered non-modernist or anti-modernist in this
>context.  Also welcome are papers that problematize the link between
>modernities and modernisms or that object to the pluralizing impulse.
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>Please send 300 word abstracts in the body of your e-mail to [log in to unmask]
>by March 30.
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>Leif Sorensen
>Department of English
>New York University
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