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Dear Modernist Colleagues,

We wish to alert you to the following announcements regarding MSA 5 (2003) in Birmingham, UK. Please also scroll down for a list of plenaries, prearranged panels, accepted panels and seminars.

Announcements:
1)The deadline for seminar assignments has been extended to June 25th.

2)A complete list of seminars, descriptions, and details on how to sign up for a seminar are on the website. Information about registration and MSA membership are also now available on the website:
<http://msa.press.jhu.edu>

MSA 5 Highlights

Plenaries:

ANTHONY VIDLER

CULTURAL STUDIES AND MODERNISM, Roundtable
(organizer: Morag Schiach)

Prearranged Panels and Roundtables:

CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERATURE, Roundtable (with contributors to the forthcoming volume in 2004)
(organizers: P.A. Nicholls and Laura Marcus

FEMINISM AND MODERNISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY, Roundtable
(organizers: Thadious Davis and Cassandra Laity)

W.H. AUDEN, Panel
(organizer: Marsh Bryant)

List of Accepted Panels:

TIME AND ITS OTHER MODERNISM, Marian Aguiar: Carnegie Mellon University

MODERNIST POETRY: THE SYNTAX OF ENTROPY, Helene Aji: Universite de Paris-Sorbonne, France

MODERNISM AND/OR POSTCOLONIALISM, Richard Begam: University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

REPRESENTING THE REVOLUTION: JAPANESE, KOREAN AND MEXICAN MODERNISMS AND THE EMERGING SOVIET UNION, Jeffrey Belnap: Zayed University, UAE

KNOWING MODERNISMS, Rebecca Berne: Yale University, USA

POLITICAL MODERNITY, PERFORMATIVITY AND PERFORMANCE: MODERNISM VERSUS THE AVANT-GARDE, Sascha Bru and Gunther Martens: University of Ghent, Belgium

MODERNIST CHILDREN, Daniella Caselli: University of Salford, UK

DIRECTIONS OF INFLUENCE, RELATIONALITY AND DESIRE: WOMEN WRITER'S FRIENDSHIP NETWORKS, Cathy Clay: Lancaster University, UK

MODERNISM AND PERIODICALS: BEYOND THE LITTLE MAGAZINES, Patrick Collier: Ball State University, USA

THE LIMITS OF MODERNIST AESHTETICS, Diarmuid Costello: Oxford Bookes University, UK

MODERN GLUT: DINERS, INSOMNIACS, EXILES, AND THE AESTHETICS OF FAILURE, Lois Cucullu: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA

WAR, TRAUMA AND REMEMBRANCE, Santanu Das: St. Johns College, Cambridge, UK

THE DEATH AND THE RESURRECTION OF THE MODERNIST AUTHOR, Marysa Demoor: University of Ghent, Belgium

THE SAPPHIC BODY AND SPACE, Laura Doan: University of Manchester, UK

'OUT OF KEY WITH HER TIME': WOMEN AND POETRY IN THE NEW SENSE, Jane Dowson: De Montfort University, UK

DEFORMING SENTIMENTALISM, Justine Dymond: University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA

VARIETIES OF MODERNIST CONSCIOUSNESS, Paul EdwArds: Bath Spa University College, UK

ALLUSION AND TRANSLATION, Jon Elek: University of London (Queen Mary), UK

MODERNISM, BEASTS AND BESTIALITY, Richard Espley: The University of Birminham, UK

FILM, AMERICAN MODERNISM, AND DEMOCRACY, Sam B. Girgus: Vanderbilt University, USA

NAIONAL / INTERNATIONAL: SCOTLAND AND THE SPECIFICITIES OF MODERNISM, Nancy K. Gish: University of Southern Maine, USA

QUEER INTERNATIONALISM, Lauren Goodlad: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

IRIS BARRY FROM BIRMINGHAM: MODERNIST, WRITER, BOHEMIAN, Leslie Kathleen Hankins: Cornell College, USA

CAMBRIDGE AND MODERNISM, Jason Harding: National Chi Nan Univerity, Taiwan

MODERNISM AND PHILOSOPHY, Andrew Hawthorne: King's College, University of London, UK

PLAY IT AGAIN: REPETITION IN MODERNISM, Jaime Hovey: The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

COINAGE, CIRCUITRY, AND SWITCH-BACKS, Aaron Jaffe: University of Louisville, USA

MODERNISM AND THE OCCULT, George Johnson: University College of the Cariboo, Canada

RACE AND COLONIALISM, Jaya N. Kasibhatla: Duke University, USA

THEORIZING BLACK QUEER MODERNITIES, John Keen: Northwestern University, USA

SHAPING THE MEMORY OF TWENTIETH CENTURY WAR, Barton Keeton: Duke University, USA

MODERNISM'S STAGES, Kate E. Kelly: Texas A&M University, USA

MODERNIST THEOLOGIES AND MODERNITY'S DISCOURSES IN POETRY BY WOMEN OF THE THIRTIES, Linda A. Kinnahan: Duquesne University, USA

DADA AND SURREALISM, Rudolf Kuenzli: University of Iowa, USA

QUEER MODERNISM, Colleen Lamos, Rice University, USA

EAST ASIAN MODERNISMS, Lidan Lin: Indiana University, USA

MODERNISM AND POLITICAL CENSORSHIP, Scott Lucas: The University of Birmingham, UK

DELIVERING KNOWLEDGE IN THE DECORATIVE ARTS, Mark Mcdonals NYC, USA

MODERNISTS BEFORE MODERNISM?  David McWhirter: Texas A&M University, USA

WOMEN PRODUCING MODERNISM IN BERLIN: SEXUALITY, POETRY AND THE VISUAL ARTS, Cristanne Miller: Pomona College, USA

CRITICAL MODERNISMS: CRITICS AS MODERNISTS AND MODERNISTS AS CRITICS, Michael Mirabile: Yale University, USA

"GREAT UNRECORDED HISTORY": ADVENTURES IN THE QUEER ARCHIVES, Wendy Moffat: Dickinson College, USA

MODERNISM AND SOCIAL CRITICISM, Michael Valdez Moses: Duke University, USA

RECOVERING MODERNISM: NEGOTIATING CULTURAL LEGACIES IN POSTWAR GERMANY, Jeanne Nugent: Free University Berlin, Germany

MODERNISM'S EVERYDAY, Ella Ophir: University of Toronto, Canada

BIRMINGHAM'S MODERNIST HERITAGE, Deborah Parsons, The University of Birmingham, UK

PATHOLOGIES OF MODERNISM, Vike Plock: University of York, UK

MODERNISM, SEXUALITY AND CENSORSHIP, Rachel Potter: Queen Mary, University of London, UK

SHAPING SEEING 1919-39, Mark Rawlinson, University of Nottingham, UK

TRANSGRESSING THE LINES OF WORLD WAR ONE WRITING: OTHER WOMEN CHALLENGE HISTORY, Anne Rice: Lehman College, USA

CANNIBALISM AND THE MODERNS, Bonnie Roos: Austin College, USA

CONSERVATIVE MODERNITIES, Deborah Ryan: University of Ulster at Jordanstown, UK

QUEER FRENCH MODERNISM, Lawrence R. Schehr: University of Illinois, USA

THE EDGE OF THE METROPOLIS: RACE, SPACE AND DISPLACEMENT IN THE LANGUAGE OF MODERNISM, Urmila Seshagiri: University of Tennessee, USA

CREATIVITY AND EROS, Kathryn Simpson: The University of Birmingham, UK

VISIONS OF MODERNISM, Kimberly Smith: Southwestern University, USA

MODERNISM AGAINST THE METROPOLIS, Anna Snaith: Anglia Polytechnic University, UK

ALTERNATIVE MODERNITIES/ALTERNATIVE MODERNISMS? Leif Sorensen: New York University, USA

GEOGRAPHIES OF THE GREAT WAR, Eve Sorum: University of Mighigan, USA

QUESTIONS OF SELFHOOD AND GENDER, Adam Trexler: Queen Mary College, University of London, UK

PULP MODERNISM, RACIAL CROS-DRESSING, AND THE LEFT, Alan Wald, University of Michigan, USA

RETROSPECTIVE MODERNISM, Rebecca L. Walkowitz: University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

MODERNIST PUBLISHING, Jo-Ann Wallace: University of Alberta, Canada

MODERN AUTHORITY, Barrett Watten: Wayne State University, USA

THE RETURNS OF THE DEAD: MODERNISM AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR, John Whittier-Ferguson: University of Michigan, USA

RACIAL ANXIETIES IN MODERNISM: STRUGGLES FOR IDENTITY, Tracyann Wiliams: The New School, USA

MODERNISM AND THE AESTHETICS OF NOSTALGIA, Sarah Witte: Eastern Oregon University, USA

THE PERSONAL IS NOT POLITICAL: TENSIONS IN BLOOMSBURIAN MODERNISM, Jesse Wolfe: University of Wisconson-Madison, USA

MODERNIST CULTURES OF WAR, Caroline Zilboorg: University of Cambridge, UK

Seminar Titles (Please go to the website for the list of seminar leaders and seminar descriptions):

MODERNISM AND MARXISM

MODERNIST POLITICS AND AESTHETICS

QUEER AND SAPPHIC MODERNISMS

A FEW DON'TS ABOUT MODERNIST STUDIES

BROADCASTING MODERNISM

ART AS A LANGUAGE OF SOCIAL DISCOURSE

HUMAN RIGHTS MODERNISM

MUSICAL INTERSECTIONS

MODERNISM, THEATER, MASS CULTURE, 1860-1940

ARCHITECTURE IN UTOPIA

VISION AND GENDER

MODERNISM AND THE GHOSTS OF SYMBOLISM

MODERNISM'S OTHER GEOGRAPHIES

MODERN POETRY AND VISUAL CULTURES

MODERNISM AND THE CULTURE CONCEPT

MODERNISM/MODERNITY AND THE EVERYDAY

MODERNIST MONTAGE

VORTICISM: THE FIRST ENGLISH AVANT-GARDE

MODERNISM AND THE AUTHENTIC

MODERNISM AND NATIONALISM

VISUAL POETRY AND GRAPHIC DESIGN

TRANSLATING AND EDITING MODERNIST TEXTS (WITH PARTICULAR REFRENCE TO FORD MADOX FORD'S PARADE'S END)

THE LEGACY OF SURREALISM

MODERNIST POETRY AND PROSODY: THE EZRA POUND-WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS TRADITION

TECHNOLOGY

FAMILY SYSTEMS THERAPY AND MODERNIST PSYCHOLOGICAL
LITERARY CRITICISM

SPACE AND PLACE IN MODERNISM

CRUEL MODERNISMS

COMPARATIVE MODERNIST CULTURES







Professor Cassandra Laity
Co-Editor, _Modernism/Modernity_
English Department
Drew University
Madison, NJ 07940
Phone: 973-408-3141
Fax: 973-408-3040



Professor Cassandra Laity
Co-Editor, _Modernism/Modernity_
English Department
Drew University
Madison, NJ 07940
Phone: 973-408-3141
Fax: 973-408-3040



Professor Cassandra Laity
Co-Editor, _Modernism/Modernity_
English Department
Drew University
Madison, NJ 07940
Phone: 973-408-3141
Fax: 973-408-3040