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 Eliotís 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 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.

Other Eliots: Contemporary Trends in T. S. Eliot Studies

The registration for the "Other Eliots" 2014 conference which is taking place on Friday, April 18 at the University of Birmingham, UK, is now open. For further information, including the program, please visit the conference website.

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