(Post) Imperial Cultures

Venue
Seminar Room (203)

Date & Time
25th September, 2010 @ 10:30:00

(Post) Imperial Cultures

Symposium at the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, in association with the English Department and Texts, Contexts, Cultures

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Saturday 25th September 2010

(Post) Imperial Cultures is a one day symposium designed to discuss questions of aesthetics and representation in context of contemporary theory of empire and the transnational. The symposium will include a panel and roundtable discussion on (post) imperial cultures, with contributions from Terence Brown (Trinity College Dublin), Moynagh Sullivan (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), and others. Areas to be considered include the relationship of culture to representation during and after empire; poetry and the transnational; modernism and the global.

Keynote Lectures

Jahan Ramazani (University of Virginia), 'Transnationalizing Poetics'

Joe Cleary (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), 'England's Difficulty: Modernism, Imperialism and the Literary World System, 1890-1940'

For further details and a schedule of events please see http://www.nuigalway.ie/mooreinstitute

To register for this free symposium please email Marie Kennedy marie.kennedy@nuigalway.ie

(Post) Imperial Cultures

Symposium at the Moore Institute for Research in the Humanities and Social Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway, in association with the English Department and Texts, Contexts, Cultures

Saturday 25th September 2010

10.30-11am

Coffee and welcome

11am-12pm

Joe Cleary (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), 'England's Difficulty: Modernism, Imperialism and the Literary World System, 1890-1940'

12-1pm

Panel on (Post) Imperial Cultures including Moynagh Sullivan 9national University of Ireland, Maynooth), Nicholas Allen (National University of Ireland, Galway) and Terence Brown (Trinity College Dublin)

1-2pm

Lunch

2-3pm

Jahan Ramazani (University of Virginia), 'Transnationalizing Poetics'

3-4pm

Roundtable discussion including graduate students and close