Frozen in the Glassy, Bluestreaked Air: John Dos Passos’s Photographic Metropolis The experimental form of John Dos Passos’s first major novel, the episodic, multilinear Manhattan Transfer (1925), has long been understood in connection with the montage techniques of avant-garde cinema. But Dos Passos’s notes and drafts for the book reveal the ahistoricity of this analogy […]

The third issue of Feminist Modernist Studies (Routledge) has now been published! Check out the editor’s and Amanda Golden’s co-edited free access introduction to the special cluster on “feminist modernist digital humanities.” See Table of Contents and free access link below. Feminist Modernist Studies Volume 1 Number 3 October 2018 Special Cluster: Feminist Modernist Digital […]

Due to the high level of interest, the inaugural double special issue of Feminist Modernist Studies (Routledge) is now free access to anyone for the month of January! The issue can be accessed here:    

The AMSN is very pleased to announce that members receive a discounted subscription rate of AUD$55 to the exciting new journal Feminist Modernist Studies. This reduced rate includes both print copies and online access. To subscribe at this rate AMSN members need to telephone +44 (0) 20 7017 5543 or email, quote this deal, […]

An exciting new journal in the field has recently been established: Feminist Modernist Studies, founded by Cassandra Laity and published by Routledge. Find out more about the journal here: For the CFP for the journal’s special launching double-issue go to:

Dear colleagues, The next session of the New Zealand Modernist Studies Consortium will take place on Friday 26 August at the University of Auckland. We’ll be joined this year by Associate Professor Marian Eide (Texas A & M) who will be workshopping a piece on “Modernist Magdalenes and Spinster Sisters.” If you would like to […]



Modernist Networks, a federation of digital projects in the field of modernist literary and cultural studies, was officially launched at the 2015 MSA conference in Boston. ModNets provides a vetting community for digital modernist scholarship and a technological infrastructure to support access to scholarship on modernist literature and culture. Please check out the site at!   We […]

Check out the latest CFPs including the upcoming conferences Oceanic Modernism (3-5 February, 2016; Fiji) and Modernist Emotions (22-24 June, 2016; French Society for Modernist Studies). Full details on the News and Events section of this website.

Postgraduate bursaries for AMSN3   The Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia together with the Australasian Modernist Studies Network will offer a small number of bursaries of up to $500 each for Australian and international graduate students attending the conference. Bursary applications will be invited following acceptance of paper proposals. Abstracts due: 1 October 2015. […]


The Call for Papers for AMSN3: Modernist Work (29-31 March 2016) is now open. You can find the CFP and details about the conference here: Deadline for abstracts: 1 October 2015