Magazines at MSA XII (University of Victoria, 11-14 November 2010)

The panels, seminars, and roundtables below have at least one paper that addresses periodicals.  Members of the panels, seminars, and roundtables are welcome to give a brief description of their papers in the comments section.  If a panel was left out or wrongly included, please let us know in the comments. Each listing is preceded by its number in the MSA XII Preliminary Program.

Thursday, 11 November
3-5 pm

1. Seminar: Modernist Digital Networks: An Infrastructure for Digitizing Modernist Print Culture

Leader:  Clifford Wulfman (Princeton University)

Participants:  John Matthew Huculak (Dalhousie University) Sean Latham (University of Tulsa) Verna Kale (Pennsylvania State University) Dean Irvine (Dalhousie University) Catherine Gunther Kodat (Hamilton College) Helen Southworth (University of Oregon Honors College) Elyse Graham (Yale University) Michael Rozendal (University of San Francisco) Jessica Lucero (University of Nevada Las Vegas) Robet Scholes (Brown University) Samuel Alexander (Yale University) Pamela Caughie (Loyola University Chicago) Karin Westman (Kansas State University) Jeffrey Drouin (CUNY) David Earle (University of West Florida)

7. Seminar: Marginal Modernisms: Texts and Paratexts

Leaders: Michael Thurston (Smith College) Emily Wojcik (University of Connecticut)

Robert Hurd (Anne Arundel Community College) Jenny Penberthy (Capilano University) Mark Gaipa (Brown University) Jason Coats (University of Virginia) Gregory Baker (Brown University) Margaret Blair (University of Tulsa) Kevin Dettmar (Pomona College) Susan Solomon (Brown University) Aaron Zacks (University of Texas Austin) C.D. Blanton (University of California) Cristopher Soufas (Temple University)

8. Seminar: The Print Media Ecology of Modernity, 1880-1922: Transnational Networks and Periodical Communities
Leader:  Ann L. Ardis (University of Delaware)

Participants: Chris La Casse – invited participant (University of
Delaware) Emily Hage (Saint Joseph’s University) Katie Macnamara (Indiana University) Kate Krueger Henderson (Arkansas State University) Birgit Van Puymbroeck (Ghent University Belgium) James Bachman (University of Tulsa) Tara Aveilhe (University of Tulsa) Lori Cole (New York University)
Rebecca Walsh (North Carolina State University) Carey Snyder (Ohio University) Lee Garver (Butler University) Ian Sampson (Simon Fraser University)
Eric Rettberg (University of Virginia) Elizabeth Dickens (University of Toronto) Elizabeth Evans (Pennsylvania State University DuBois)

Friday, Nov. 12

8:30-10 am

18. On or About December 2010
Organizer:  Melba Cuddy-Keane (University of Toronto)

Chair: TBD


Makiko Minow-Pinkney (University of Bolton), “Modernism and the Question of the Fourth Dimension”

Melba Cuddy-Keane (University of Toronto), “Borrowing the Daily Herald: Changing Cognition and Culture”

Tony Pinkney (Lancaster University), “Modernism and the Gothic Utopia”

23. Networks and Little Magazines
Organizer: Chatham Ewing (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Chair:  Sean Latham (University of Tulsa)

Susan Solomon (Brown University), “Network Analysis in the Humanities”

Chatham Ewing (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), “Perspective: Literary Analysis and Network Analysis”

Clifford Wulfman (Princeton University), “Modernist Journals and Networks”

10:30am – 12pm

28. The Efficacy of Activism in Modernist Magazines
Organizer:  Rachel Schreiber (California College of the Arts)

Chair: Rachel Schreiber (California College of the Arts)

Phyllis Alsdurf (Bethel University), “Christianity Today Magazine and the Development of Modern Evangelicalism”

Julian Hanna (University of Lisbon), “Arctic Blasts: Manifestos in the Canadian National Literature Debate”

Maria Carla Sanchez (University of North Carolina Greensboro), “Changing Feelings: Fallen Women, Sentimentality, and the Activist Press”

Margo Thompson (Muhlenberg College), “Lesbian Separatism in Cowrie and Dyke

1:30 – 3pm

41. Modernist Women and Publishing
Organizer:  Donna K. Hollenberg (University of Connecticut)

Chair:  Jenny Penberthy (Capilano University)

Sharon Thesen (University of British Columbia), “Publishing in Disguise: Frances Boldereff’s Authorial Evasions”

Dean Irvine (Dalhousie University), “Documentaries and Archives: Dorothy Livesay, Collaborative Editing, and Women’s Modernisms in Canada”

Emily Wojcik (University of Connecticut), “‘Their own privately subsidized firm’: Bryher and the New Patronage”

Donna K. Hollenberg (University of Connecticut), “Making Contact in Canada: Denise Levertov’s Links with Raymond Souster and Margaret Avison”

44. Celebrity, Embodiment and Modern Authorship
Organizer:  Catherine Keyser (University of South Carolina)

Chair:  Ann L. Ardis (University of Delaware)

Catherine Keyser (University of South Carolina), “The Galloping Charleston: The Physicality of the Female New Yorker Columnist”

Julia Ehrhardt (University of Oklahoma), “The Limitations of Dieting: Fannie Hurst, Literary Celebrity, and Weight”

Elizabeth Sheehan (Ithaca College), “Capturing ‘the spirit of the age’: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Fashionable Designs”

Saturday, November 13


72. Everyday Modernism
Organizer:  Thomas S. Davis (Ohio State University)

Chair:  Brian McAllister (Ohio State University)

Thomas S. Davis (Ohio State University), “Lost Novel, Lost Republic: Christopher Isherwood’s Goodbye to Berlin

Barbara Green (University of Notre Dame), “Rhythm and Repetition in Time and Tide and E.M. Delafield’s Diary of a Provincial Lady

Liesl Olson (Newberry Library), “Porkpackers and Poetry

78. Roundtable ~ Editorial Networks, Modernist Remediations

Organizer:    Dean Irvine (Dalhousie University)

Moderator:    Dean Irvine (Dalhousie University)

Paul Hjartarson (University of Alberta) Martin Holmes (University of Victoria) Matt Huculak (Dalhousie University) Zailig Pollock (Trent University)
Doug Reside (Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities)
Meagan Timney (University of Victoria)

10:30am – 12pm

85. Modernism and Popular Publishing: Networks of Accessibility
Organizer:  Carey Snyder (Ohio University)

Chair:  Robert Scholes (Brown University)

David M. Earle (University of West Florida), “Beyond Flappers: Gun Molls, She-Gangsters, and the Modernist Feminine Subject”

Urmila Seshagiri (University of Tennessee), “Vanity Fair Magazine and the Language of Modernism”

Carey Snyder (Ohio University), “‘[M]ore undraped females and champagne glasses’: Ford Madox Ford’s Flirtation with Mass Culture”

A preliminary program (pdf) can be opened below.

MSAXIIPreliminaryProgram.pdf application/pdf Object.


One response to “Magazines at MSA XII (University of Victoria, 11-14 November 2010)

  1. This is very helpful! Thanks for compiling this information.

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