Modernism and the Weather (MSA 2012)

This panel invites papers that address the significance of the weather in modernist works (literature, film, visual art). How does the weather become a particularly modernist concern? What are the stakes of weather prediction, anticipated in the early part of the twentieth century? How are meteorological events forecast, observed, described, and interpreted? How might weather structure coordinates of knowledge and time? How does the weather negotiate the terrain of the ordinary and the ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Modernist Studies Association
Event Name: 
MSA 2012
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2012 to Sunday, October 21, 2012
Event Location: 
Las Vegas, NV
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, April 1, 2012
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