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CFP The 50th Annual International Conference of the Joseph Conrad Society (UK) 6-8 July 2023

The Joseph Conrad Society (UK) invites proposals for papers for its 50th Annual International Conference, to be held at St Mary’s University, London 6 to 7 July plus one day at POSK in Hammersmith on 8 July 2023.

Programme of Speakers and Events here

More information here

Booking Form here   Travel and Accommodation information here

Special issue of The Conradian - Conrad and World Literature

Guest editors Simla Dogangun and Chris GoGwilt invite submissions to a special issue of The Conradian.

For more information see here

Send expressions of interest (with short abstracts and biographical information) by September 1, 2023 to:

Simla Dogangun:

Christopher GoGwilt:

The Conrad Panel at MLA Convention Philadelphia (USA) January 2024

Splendid Difficulty: Teaching Conrad

Sponsored by the Joseph Conrad Society of America, the panel is chaired by Debra Romanick Baldwin (University of Dallas).

More information here

The Melville, Conrad Panel at MLA Convention Philadelphia (USA) January 2024

Melville, Conrad, and the Concept of Life: Celebration & Sorrow

The panel, chaired by Mark Deggan (Simon Fraser University), is a joint venture of the Joseph Conrad Society of America and the Melville Society.

More information here

CFP “Conrad’s Legacy A.D. 2024” Jagiellonian University, Kraków, 10-12 October 2024

The Joseph Conrad Society (Poland) and The Jagiellonian University Joseph Conrad Research Centre invite proposals for papers for the forthcoming International Conference

Proposals for 20-minute papers and for panels on all topics related to Conrad’s life, work and legacy are welcome.

The deadline for submission of abstracts in English (200-300 words) is 30 January 2024.

For more information see here

"Global Conrad" Conference, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland (USA)  26 - 28 March 2021

The conference is now postponed due to reasons relating to the pandemic and campus availability. 

For more information, contact Brian Richardson or Peter Mallios

"Kent’s Remarkable Writers" Exhibition

The Marlowe Kit, Stour Street, Canterbury CT1 2NZ.  Telephone: 01227 78778

Open Saturdays 10am-5pm & Sundays 12pm-5pm - admission free

A free exhibition about the lives and works of Joseph Conrad, Christopher Marlowe, and Aphra Behn. Explore their connections to Canterbury and the very different worlds in which they lived, through objects and immersive activities (including the chance to dress-up as an Elizabethan actor and use a typewriter from Conrad’s time).

The exhibition’s collection includes historic items, and belongings from the personal collection of Joseph Conrad.

News Archives 2012 - 2023

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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