Keynote Speakers

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The AMSN and the University of Sydney are honoured to present the following four keynote speakers at the 2014 AMSN2: Transnational Modernisms Conference:

Professor Jahan Ramazani

Edgar F. Shannon Professor of English and Department Chair, University of Virginia. Professor Ramazani is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEH Fellowship, a Rhodes Scholarship, and the William Riley Parker Prize. Sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the School of Letters, Art and Media at the University of Sydney.

http://www.engl.virginia.edu/people/rr5m

 

Professor Ira B. Nadel

Professor of English, University of British Columbia. Professor Nadel is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, UBC Distinguished University Scholar, and winner of the 1996 Medal for Canadian Biography. Sponsored by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the School of Letters, Art and Media at the University of Sydney.

http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/inadel/

 

Professor Sue Thomas

Professor of English, School of Humanities, La Trobe University. Professor Thomas is CI of the ARC Discovery Project (2014-16) “Jean Rhys: Her Literary Career”, and a member of the editorial boards of Postcolonial Studies and New Literatures Review. Sponsored by the Australian Modernist Studies Network and the School of Letters, Art and Media at the University of Sydney.

http://www.latrobe.edu.au/humanities/about/staff/profile?uname=SHThomas

 

Professor Paul Giles

Challis Professor of English Literature, University of Sydney. Professor Giles was Director of the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford 2003-2008, and currently serves on the several Editorial Advisory Boards: American Literary History, Journal of American Studies, Modern Language Quarterly, Religion and the Arts, Symbiosis: A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relations. Sponsored by the Australian Modernist Studies Network and the School of Letters, Art and Media at the University of Sydney.

http://sydney.edu.au/arts/english/staff/profiles/paul.giles.php