‘Joseph Conrad’ by William Rothenstein
THE JOSEPH CONRAD SOCIETY (UK) invites proposals for papers for its 39th Annual International Conference, to be held in Rome at the Università di Roma Tre, 10-13 July 2013.
Proposals for 25-minute papers and for panels on all topics related to Conrad’s life, work, and circle are invited. The deadline for submission of abstracts (of about 300 words) is 1 March 2013. They should be sent in MS Word format to Professor Richard Ambrosini, who is kindly hosting the conference, at:
Participants who are not already members of the Society will be requested to take out membership for one year.
Please note that this is not a residential conference, and participants will need to make their own accommodation arrangements. Suggestions for accommodation will be posted on the site before the end of 2012.
Conference details and the programme will be posted on the Society’s website www.josephconradsociety.org as they become available.
Edwardian scholars may be interested in the following two-day conference:
Revival: Utopia, Identity, Memory
11.30 – 19.10, Friday 23 November (with registration from 11.00)
09.15 – 18.45, Saturday 24 November (with registration from 08.45)
Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN
Revivalism in art and architecture is a fundamental though often overlooked aspect of modernity. From the nineteenth century to the present, styles, ideologies, techniques and approaches have been revived and re-framed. Revival: Utopia, Identity, Memory seeks to investigate the diverse dimensions of revivalism, exploring its meanings and impacts across cultures, periods and media. The extent to which revivalism has been harnessed to promote idealist visions, assert aspects of personal or corporate identity, and grant fresh purchase on memorialization and nostalgia are all productive trajectories for investigation. Continue reading