Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014, Brighton UK (Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014)

Organization: University of Brighton

Venue: Grand Parade Campus, University of Brighton

Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Apr 10, 2014 End Date/Time: Apr 11, 2014
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 06, 2014
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Description

Bloomsbury C21 Conference 2014: Towards A Twenty-First Century Literature

10-11 April 2014, Brighton, UK

Supported by: Bloomsbury Higher Education Academy UK Gylphi Myriad 3AM Magazine

Keynotes:

Dr David James, Queen Mary London

Prof Philip Tew, Brunel University

Prof Lucy Armitt, University of Lincoln

Prof Robert Eaglestone, Royal Holloway

Call for Papers

As the twenty-first century enters its problematic teenage years, this conference examines how we define and understand C21 writings in English and the forms they take. This two day event will unite academics, publishers and creative writers to consider twenty-first century literary developments and how they have changed what we write and read today and the future of Literature in the twenty-first century. Proposals for conference papers of 20 mins may address, but are not limited to:

·         New Environments

·         Technology and Science

·         The Future of Theory

·         (Re)Writing the Past

·         Literary Forms, Old and New

·         Creative/Critical Interfaces

·         Digital Platforms and Social Media

·         Intertextuality and Interdisciplinary

PLUS we encourage specific calls for 15 mins papers for sponsored panels:

·         Teaching C21 Literature (HEA)

·         C21 Literary Criticism (Bloomsbury)

·         C21 Publishing (Gylphi)

·         First Fictions (Myriad)

·         Graphic Novels (Myriad)

·         C21 Literary Journalism (3AM) 

Publication Opportunity

Presenters may submit their papers for Issue Four of C21 Literature, an international peer reviewed journal that aims to create a critical, discursive space for the promotion and exploration of 21st-century writings in English ()

Deadline for 250 word abstracts is 6th January 2013 to M.R.Duggan@brighton.ac.uk

Registration

Student: £55.00 Waged: £99.00

Registration includes refreshments and lunch each day, as well as a Bloomsbury sponsored drinks reception on the evening of 10th April.

Registration OPEN NOW:

 

Registration includes refreshments and lunch each day, as well as a Bloomsbury sponsored drinks reception and a conference dinner on the evening of 10th April.

Contact: Please send any inquiries and/or abstracts to C21 administrator Marion Duggan: M.R.Duggan@brighton.ac.uk

Venue

Organizations

University of Brighton
University of Brighton

Conference Speakers

Dr David James, Queen Mary London

Prof Philip Tew, Brunel University

Prof Lucy Armitt, University of Lincoln

Prof Robert Eaglestone, Royal Holloway