Accordingly, topics for papers on our theme may range widely and include, for example, the following: - Modernist chronologies - conceptions of the present in Modernism - Modernism and new media - canonization processes - Modernism and recent developments in critical theory - the historiography of Modernism - Modernism and globalization - current trends in Modernism research - Modernism in the light of eco-criticism - the persistence of Modernism - Modernism in contemporary literature and art - periodical research and Modernism - Modernism in the light of geo-criticism - interdisciplinary Modernism The conference organizers invite proposals for seminars and pre-conference workshops (now extended to January 1, 2017), panels, roundtables, poster sessions, multimedia/digital exhibitions (due January 13, 2017).
We gently encourage proposals relevant to the conference theme and the topics listed above, but welcome panel, seminar, and roundtable proposals on all topics related to modernism.
The primary criterion for selection will be the quality of the proposal, not its relevance to the conference theme.
It has challenged us repeatedly to redefine and reconsider the meaning of the term modernism, as well as to engage in endless debates about its scope, its internal coherence, and its purview.
Depending on the emphasis and tone with which Modernism Today is given voice, it can be understood as descriptive or imperative in a variety of ways.
Every year in July, one of the themes gets highlighted.1.
All the worlds - July, 2017 - Downtown Rio de Janeiro The architecture in diversity and in multiplicity of urban forms and production modes of cities.
Modernisms own explicit self-identification with the ever-shifting present il faut tre absolument moderne, make it new, etc.