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Call for Papers
AND TRAVELLING MODERNISMS
Papers are invited on women
writers/artists and any aspect of Modernism in various parts
of the world.
Stop press: Due to the large number of abstracts accepted the Conference will now begin at 3pm on Wednesday 3 June.
The conference will run from 3:00pm Wednesday 3 June to 5:00pm
Friday 5 June 2009, at the Social Sciences and Humanities Library
Conference Room, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane.
Already confirmed speakers include Bonnie Kime Scott (San Diego
State), Susan Sheridan (Adjunct, Flinders), Maryanne Dever (Monash).
length of papers will be 20 minutes. Deadline for proposals is
30 March 2009.
Session Topics may
Registration by 30 April
- 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
Fulltime academics: $180; Others including postgraduates: $90.
Includes lunches and receptions.
More information: Professor Carole Ferrier, Centre for Research
on Women, Gender, Culture and Social Change, School of English,
Media Studies and Art History, The University of Queensland,
St Lucia Q4072. Ph: 07 33653146. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.emsah.uq.edu.au/awsr
The Conference is sponsored by the Centre for Research on Women,
Gender, Culture and Social Change, the School of English, Media
Studies and Art History, and the Faculty of Arts at The University
NEXT CENTRE CONFERENCE
The Mother and History: The Past and the PresentThursday
2nd July 2009 — Saturday 4th July 2009
The University of
Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
If you are interested in being a presenter, please send a 200 word abstract and
a 50 word biography by 31 March 2009 to: Dr Marie Porter
This conference is interdisciplinary. The topic is broad and can include papers on the present - which is
influenced by the past, can be compared to the present and is
creating the past.
Other Possible Areas include:
The conference is
sponsored by the Centre for Research on Women, Gender, Culture and
Social Change, School of EMSAH, The University of
- How has your discipline dealt with Motherhood/mothering
historically. Does that affect the mother in the present. If so,
- The mother, violence and history; legal treatment of the
- Cultural differences and the mother: migrant mothers, Muslim
and Asian mothers, Indigenous mothers etc.
- Pathology and the mother: the pregnant body in history; birth
control; pregnancy; birthing.
- Textual images of the mother. Mothers and work, class
influences, childhood etc.
Centenary of Queensland Women's
A Conference was held in
Brisbane focusing upon the surrounding history women's
suffrage, and other aspects of women's organising and activism
for issues beyond the vote at the turn of the century. Read
Centenary of Suffrage
Visit the website launched in 2005 for more
RESPONSE TO RADICAL BRISBANE
"I was fascinated by this book and absorbed
in it over about three or four days of reading. It made me wish that
I'd read it in 1967. It would have made a big difference back then."
- Dan O Neill ( more details... )
AWSR is an
Australian interdisciplinary resource on Women's Studies, Hecate,
and The Australian Women's Book Review. It is associated with the
Research Centre for Women, Gender, Culture and Social Change, School
of English, Media Studies and Art History, The University of
Hecate is an interdisciplinary journal of
women's liberation, edited by Carole Ferri