OSL Workshop: Women and Transnational Modernisms

Online | Monday 1 November 2021 (10:30-16:30) + Tuesday 2 November 2021 (13:00-17:30)

Organizers: Camilla Sutherland (University of Groningen), Ruth Clemens (Utrecht University) and Kathryn Roberts (University of Groningen)
Open to: PhDs and RMA students; OSL members have first access.
Credits: 1-2ECs. NB: Credits can only be awarded to humanities ReMA and PhD students from Dutch universities.

Registration for the event will open September 8, 2021.


Responding to the recent ‘transnational turn’ in Modernist Studies, as well as the growing field signalled by the establishment of the Feminist Modernist Studies journal in 2018, this workshop will explore the relationship between gender and transnational modernism. Bringing together scholars of a variety of national and regional modernisms (North America, Europe, Latin America, and beyond), we seek to assess where women fit into the redrawing of the geographical borderlines of Modernist Studies and how to account for not only the geographic but also symbolic marginalisation of these figures. Spread over two days, the workshop will combine presentations, discussion groups and collaborative writing sessions.

Day One: 15-minute “work in progress” talks given by organizers and guest speakers – in these sessions we will share and receive feedback on current research being done in the area of gender and transnational modernism.

Day Two: Morning discussion seminar responding to a selection of recent articles published in the field; Afternoon peer group discussions and collaborative writing/brainstorming sessions setting down our thoughts on new directions for the field and possible future co-authored publications and projects.


Full programme

Preparation and assignments

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