A Conference for South West Postgraduate Students – Representations of Modernity 1850-1960

When and Where: Saturday 2nd November 2013  – Plymouth University

Keynote Speaker Dr Daniel Katz , University of Warwick

A one-day all-inclusive interdisciplinary conference inviting postgraduate students studying in the South West to present ideas on and discuss the significance and impact of Modernity. We welcome anyone studying or researching within the fields of Literature, History, Art History, Architecture and Cultural Studies.

Call for Papers deadline: 1st July 2013 | 250 word abstracts

Email abstracts to: RoMPUenquiries@gmail.com

Possible topics could include but are not limited to:

  • New City, New Tourism
  • Warfare
  • Industry and Industrialization
  • Trauma and Narration
  • Urbanization and Suburbanization
  • Modernism
  • Conceptualisations of Space
  • The Avant-garde
  • Material and Visual Cultures
  • Marginality; the Periphery
  • Nature; the Rural
  • Revivalism
  • Technology
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • The Body and Machine
  • Cinema

For further information check out the Conference Flyer – Nov 2013