Category Archives: conference

Life Writing, Cosmopolitanism, and the Materiality of Modernisms

Emily Eels contributed an article on Natalie Clifford Barney in the special issue of Comparative Critical Studies on “Life Writing and the Transnational”, edited by Sandra Mayer and Clément Dessy. She co-organised and chaired a session on March 24th, CREA Literature seminar at University of Paris Nanterre,  in which Stefano Evangelista presented his book with Prof Cornelius Crowley as respondent

In addition, she is on the scientific committee, together with Laura Scuriatti, of the conference on the Materiality of Modernisms  :

Writing Europe 1918 – 2018: Conference at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

The Centre for British Studies and The Oxford Centre for the Humanities (TORCH) have co-organised an international conference on the aftermath of World War I and how writers and artists responded to the challenge of re-imagining Europe and re-building networks.

The conference will begin with a public reading on 26 September 2018, 6.15pm, with authors from Russia, Germany, France, and England reading from classic early-20th-century texts as well as from their own work.

For more details please see the poster.

The updated conference programme can be found here: