Modernism and the Queer Ordinary (MSA 15)

“Queer” has become a familiar modifier of “modernism,” to the point that Heather Love could argue in PMLA that “of all the forms of marginal modernism that have surfaced in the past couple of decades, queer modernism seems particularly likely to merge into modernism proper.” The etymological history of the term “queer” shows that it has always signaled deviance, with its connotations of strangeness, oddity, and peculiarity, whether or ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Modernist Studies Association
Event Name: 
MSA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, August 29, 2013 to Sunday, September 1, 2013
Event Location: 
Brighton, UK
Abstract due date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013
Categories: 
American
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
British
20th & 21st Century
Gender & Sexuality
Interdisciplinary
Cultural Studies
Food Studies
History
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