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Call for Papers: Modernism at War


Modernism at War, University of Glasgow, Saturday 18 October 2014

Keynote speakers:  

  • Adam Piette (University of Sheffield), ‘War Modernism as Commemorative Trauma’
  • Randall Stevenson (University of Edinburgh),”Hoarse Oaths that Kept Our Courage Straight”: Language and War, Modernism and Silence’

The Scottish Network of Modernist Studies will be holding a one-day symposium entitled ‘Modernism at War’ at the University of Glasgow on 18 October 2014. Proposals are invited from academics and post-graduates for 20-minute presentations on any topic addressing war in modernist writing and art (including film and other media), the aesthetics and politics of commemoration, trauma and reconstruction, war elegy, anti-war and anti-art, war and the avant garde, war and the archive, war and pedagogy, methodologies for studying war and modernism, or any other related issues and approaches.

Short proposals for papers, expressions of interest and queries should be sent to Vassiliki Kolocotroni  ( by Friday 5 September 2014.

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