Fifty years after the call for ‘Women’s Lib’ and nearly seventy years since Simone de Beauvoir famously omitted to mention Woolf in her iconic Le Deuxième Sexe (1949) the time seems ripe to reconsider Woolf’s feminism, in all its contradictoriness, slipperiness, and enduring – but perhaps misleading – relevance.
The 27th Annual International conference on Virginia Woolf will mark the centenary of the founding of the Hogarth Press. The conference aims to celebrate Leonard and Virginia Woolf’s Hogarth Press as a key intervention in modernist and women’s writing and to mark its importance to independent publishing and bookselling.
Un festival littéraire et un faire-part de naissance !
5 days’ intensive study of Virginia Woolf’s work.
Counter to the conventional perception of modernism as ahistorical, there have been recent academic and critical efforts to historicize it. The Historical Modernism Symposium seeks to contribute to this trend.
A new series of talks for town and gown on Virginia Woolf and her contemporaries.
This conference will explore those borders that modernism has either dissolved or provocatively recovered in light of an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural and trans-geographical approach.
Virginia Woolf in Cambridge immerses students for a week in the writing and context of Virginia Woolf.
26th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf
Séminaire biannuel de la Société d’études modernistes
« Quel roman! Photography and Modernism’s Novel Genealogies, Virginia Woolf to Roland Barthes »
Taking its cue from the preceding SEW seminars and conferences – “Outlanding Woolf” in 2013, “Humble Woolf” in 2014 and “Trans-Woolf” in 2015 – this two-days symposium will explore multiple aspects of Virginia Woolf’s relation to photography.
A new cross-channel collaboration in modernist studies between the University of Kent, University of Glasgow and Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3
The topic, Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries, seeks to contextualize Virginia Woolf’s writing alongside the work of her contemporaries. Submissions should relate to Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries and may emphasize either the development of enclaves or specific female subcultures or individual writers who were contemporaneous with Virginia Woolf.