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43rd Annual International Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society (U.K.)

The 43rd Annual International Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society was held at POSK (the Polish Social and Cultural Organisation) in Hammersmith, London, 7th - 9th July 2017.

Photographs from the conference, in addition to the 2017 Final Programme, are linked through the Annual Conference Archives page.

 

 

Heart of Darkness: Joseph Conrad's Colonialism

Join Harvard professor and historian of the British Empire, Maya Jasanoff and V&A Director Tristram Hunt for a discussion about Jasanoff's ground-breaking new book The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World, and how Conrad's work resonates today.

This discussion is scheduled to be held at The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre from 19.00 – 20.45 on Wednesday, 1 November 2017.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, see the following official announcement from the Victoria and Albert Museum website.

 

 

The 3rd Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society of Japan

The 3rd Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society of Japan is scheduled to be held at Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Nursing, 8-1, Kawada-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, on November 12, 2017. Details of the conference will be posted on the university website when available: Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Nursing.

The deadline for submission of abstracts has passed.

For more information regarding this conference, download the promotional flyer in .pdf HERE.

 

International Conference on Joseph Conrad. Twixt Land and Sea, 17–18 November 2017

This conference will take place at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn in the heart of the picturesque Polish Lake District (http://www.uwm.edu.pl/en/node/36 ). The organisers will offer moderately priced accommodation on the university campus (details will be announced on the website) for the duration of the conference. The conference fee covers: coffee breaks, lunches, gala dinner, and conference materials.

Proposals for 20-minute presentations should be sent to the following conference address: conrad2017olsztyn@gmail.com. Please download and attach a submission form in .docx linked HERE. Submissions are welcome until September 1st, 2017. Notifications of acceptance will be forwarded within 2 weeks since the receiving of your submission form.

For more information regarding this conference, download the promotional flyer in .pdf HERE.

 

 

"Precarious Lives in Conrad and Ford": Proposal for a Special Session at the 2018 MLA Convention

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers exploring any aspect of the states of precariousness or insecurity represented in the fictions of Conrad and Ford Madox Ford. This proposal is for a non-guaranteed special session at the 2018 MLA Convention in New York City (USA) and jointly sponsored by the Ford Madox Ford Society and the Joseph Conrad Society of America.

You may download the full CFP here.

Abstracts (250 words) should be sent before 10 March 2017 to Seamus O’Malley (seamusomalley@gmail.com) and Paul Armstrong (Paul_Armstrong@Brown.edu).

 

 

Full text of Conrad’s 1902 novella Typhoon recorded by RNIB in 1935

A unique copy of the first full-length audio book ever made, a set of four LPs recorded in 1935 with the full text of Joseph Conrad’s 1902 novella Typhoon, has been rediscovered in Canada.

See the full story published in The Guardian (November 21, 2016) here.

 

 

News Archives 2012-2017

Past notices of news and special events, as well as images and links to websites, may be accessed at the News Archives.

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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