Bryher and Havelock Ellis in “Language, Labels and Categories” panel at Transformations Conference

Discussing the insufficiency of labels and categories for gender and sexuality, panelists in the History 2 Workshop  explored the cases of Bryher, Havelock Ellis, and several other twentieth-century artists, writers, and intellectuals. The panel was part of Transformations: Exploring the History of Science and Gender, an interdisciplinary conference in Exeter, UK.

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Events in Finding H.D.: A Year-Long Celebration of Hilda Doolittle in Bethlehem, PA

Lehigh University, the Bethlehem Area Public Library, Mock Turtle Marionette Theater, and the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center are joining forces to promote a year of community engagement with H.D. and her legacy. The year of events will culminate in the debut of a new play in October 2019. A complete calendar of events is available… Continue reading Events in Finding H.D.: A Year-Long Celebration of Hilda Doolittle in Bethlehem, PA

Bethlehem Area Public Library Dedicates Plaque to H.D. at Former Site of Her Childhood Home

Unlike many of the beautifully-preserved Moravian buildings of Bethlehem, PA, H.D.’s childhood home did not survive. On the site now stand the City Hall and, perhaps fittingly, the Bethlehem Area Public Library. In September 2017, United for Libraries named the site one of 160 literary landmarks. For a local newspaper story about the dedication, see The… Continue reading Bethlehem Area Public Library Dedicates Plaque to H.D. at Former Site of Her Childhood Home

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Join the H.D. International Society at the American Literature Association, Boston, 2017

The H.D. International Society invites scholars at the American Literature Association Conference in Boston to join us for “H.D.’s Aesthetics of Resistance.” From queering translation to surviving the blitz, H.D. is dedicated to resisting conventions and creating new literary forms for envisioning the new. Friday May 26, 2017 11:10 am – 12:30 pm Session 9-F… Continue reading Join the H.D. International Society at the American Literature Association, Boston, 2017

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CFP and new journal launch: Feminist Modernist Studies (4/15/17)

The new journal Feminist Modernist Studies has launched, with many congratulations to Cassandra Laity, founding editor. Please see the call for papers for the first issue, a double issue, through the link, and feel free to circulate widely. The deadline is April 15: http://explore.tandfonline.com/cfp/ah/feminist–modernist-studies-launch-cfp

CFP: “Feminist/Queer Temporality” panel at MSA, Amsterdam, Aug 10-13 (deadline 1/27/17)

The H.D. International Society invites paper submissions for the proposed panel it is organizing, “Feminist/Queer Temporality,” for the Modernist Studies Association conference in Amsterdam, August 10-13, 2017. In keeping with MSA 19’s main theme,  “Modernism Today,” and one of its subthemes, “Modernist Chronologies,” we seek papers that examine what modernist women writers do with history,… Continue reading CFP: “Feminist/Queer Temporality” panel at MSA, Amsterdam, Aug 10-13 (deadline 1/27/17)

SAMLA 2016 CFP: “New Directions: H.D. and/or Her Circle” panel (abstracts due 5/15/16)

We invite paper proposals for a panel called “New Directions: H.D. and/or Her Circle” at this year’s South Atlantic MLA in Jacksonville, FL, November 4-6, 2016. Papers may focus on work by H.D. and/or any of the many writers, filmmakers, and artists in her circle (Bryher, Kenneth MacPherson, Marianne Moore, Richard Aldington, Robert Herring, Sigmund… Continue reading SAMLA 2016 CFP: “New Directions: H.D. and/or Her Circle” panel (abstracts due 5/15/16)

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MSA 2016 CFP: “The Pool Film Group and Beyond: Modernism’s Media” panel (abstracts due 4/12/16)

The H.D. International Society invites paper submissions for a proposed panel, “The Pool Film Group and Beyond: Modernism’s Media,” at the Modernist Studies Association conference, November 17-20, 2016, in Pasadena, CA. We are especially interested in work that considers Bryher, H.D., and/or Kenneth Macpherson’s involvement with the Pool  film group or that in other ways… Continue reading MSA 2016 CFP: “The Pool Film Group and Beyond: Modernism’s Media” panel (abstracts due 4/12/16)

MLA 2017 CFP, “Pound, H.D., and Bryher” (abstracts due 3/28/16)

The Ezra Pound Society is organizing the following panel as a guaranteed session at the Modern Language Assn. Convention, January 5-8, 2017, in Philadelphia, PA. Due to an electronic glitch this CFP does not appear on the MLA website, but it does appear on the Ezra Pound Society website. CFP: “Pound, H.D. and Bryher”: Examinations… Continue reading MLA 2017 CFP, “Pound, H.D., and Bryher” (abstracts due 3/28/16)

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CFP: American Literature Assn, San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016 (abstracts due Jan 26, 2016)

We invite paper proposals for a panel the H.D. International Society is sponsoring at the American Literature Association conference, May 26-29, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, CA. The call for paper proposals is open ended, although we are particularly interested in projects that take advantage of the recent availability of H.D.’s later… Continue reading CFP: American Literature Assn, San Francisco, May 26-29, 2016 (abstracts due Jan 26, 2016)