Call for Papers for a Conference on Katherine Mansfield and Her Contemporaries

Katherine Mansfield Society Annual Postgraduate Conference

10 April 2017

Radcliffe Humanities Building, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG

Hosted by The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

Introduced by  Professor Elleke Boehmer (University of Oxford)

The Katherine Mansfield Society’s annual postgraduate conference brings together emerging modernist scholars to present and discuss new research on Katherine Mansfield, as well as her contemporaries. We are delighted to announce that the conference will be introduced by Professor Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English at the University of Oxford and Director of The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH). Proposals for 15-minute papers are invited from postgraduates and emerging scholars.

Directions might include discussion of newly-discovered texts; circulation of texts and modernist magazines; materiality; genre; class; the everyday; the fantastic; nonliterary arts; philosophical and theoretical approaches; World War One; illness; bohemianism; the post/colonial; the visual arts and the theatrical; fashion; influence. Authors might include Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley, Elizabeth von Arnim, T. S. Eliot, and numerous others.

Please send 150-word proposals and a biographical sketch to the organisers: Dr Gerri Kimber (University of Northampton) and Joe Williams (University of Cambridge) by 28 February 2017 to

All the latest conference information will be posted on our website.

Call for Papers Poster



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