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International Symposium on "Time and Place in T. S. Eliot and His Contemporaries"
Florence, Italy -- January 18-25, 2015
Sponsored by Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation and Life Beyond Tourism


The symposium topic is focused on, but not limited to, T.S. Eliot and Modernism, and may include such topics as:
  • Evocations of time and place in Eliot’s writing or that of his contemporaries
  • The preoccupation with space, place and (dis)location
  • Modernism and the uses of time, "time past," and timelessness
  • Eliot, Modernism and history
  • Eliot, Modernism and contemporary scientific and philosophical views on space and time
  • Eliot's place in the tradition, the canon, Modernism, and world literature
Papers that explore the connections between England and Florence or England and Italy in the context of Eliot and his contemporaries are also welcome. Proposals of 100 to 250 words or completed papers, due by October 1, may be sent as email attachments to any of the three co-organizers: Prof. Temur Kobakhidze, Dr. Wim Van Mierlo, or Dr. Stefano Maria Casella. For further information, please visit the Symposium's website.



TSE at the Louisville Conference: CFP
Louisville, Kentucky -- February 26-28, 2015


The T. S. Eliot Society will again sponsor a session at the annual Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, to be held at the University of Louisville, February 26–28, 2015. Abstracts on any subject reasonably related to Eliot are invited. For further information on the 2015 conference, please visit the conference website.

Those interested should send a 300-word abstract to John Morgenstern no later than September 10, 2014. Please include your academic affiliation (if applicable) and a brief biographical note with your abstract. .

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