Call For Papers: AMSN5, ‘Cultures of Modernity’

Several members of NZMSC, including its two conveners, are organizing the 2022 Australasian Modernist Studies Network conference, which will take place in Auckland from 12 to 14 December this year. The conference will include keynote addresses by Kirby Brown (Cherokee Nation), Director of Native American Studies at the University of Oregon; by Peter Brunt, Associate […]

NZMSC 2020 Symposium Programme

We are delighted to present below the programme for this year’s New Zealand Modernist Studies Consortium (NZMSC) Symposium, which will be held at Massey University’s Albany campus on Monday, 23 November 2020. Programme 9.00 – 9.15 — Karakia tīmatanga, mihi, introductions 9.15 – 10.00 — Maebh Long, “Militant Modernisms: Literature and Politics at the University of Papua […]

NZMSC 2020 Symposium: Confirmed Date and Call for Papers

We are pleased to confirm the date of the next meeting of the New Zealand Modernist Studies Consortium, which will be hosted by Pansy Duncan at Massey University, on the Albany (Auckland) campus. The meeting will take place on Monday, November 23 in the Round Room. (The room is located on the ground level of […]

NZMSC 2019 Symposium Programme

The 2019 New Zealand Modernist Studies Consortium Symposium will be held at the University of Waikato on Saturday 18 May in the Law Building, room N.1.03/04. The full programme appears below.   10.00 – 10.35 – Pansy Duncan, ‘Towards a Natural History of Film Form: Cellulose, Plasticity, and the Vue à Transformations’ (oral presentation) 10.40 – 11.15 – […]

2019 NZMSC Symposium

Our 2019 symposium is fast approaching and will be held at the University of Waikato in Hamilton on Saturday 18 May, in rooms N103 and N104. (These are in the Law Building on Hillcrest Rd.) We plan to meet from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm, with an hour for lunch. As usual, the programme will […]

Future NZ Modernist Studies meetings for 2019 and 2020

We are delighted to announce that, at the end of our 2018 symposium last week, we agreed on venues for the 2019 and 2020 NZMSC meetings. Our 2019 symposium will be hosted by the University of Waikato in Hamilton, probably sometime in May next year. Our 2020 symposium will be hosted by Massey University at […]

NZ Modernist Studies Consortium 2018 symposium programme

The New Zealand Modernist Studies Consortium 2018 Symposium will take place on Friday 24 August 2018 at the University of Auckland in Building 206, Room 612. The symposium will run from 10am to 4pm. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to The programme for the day comprises two parts: first, the workshopping […]

NZMSC 2018 meeting: call for papers

We are pleased to announce that this year’s New Zealand Modernist Studies Consortium meeting will be held at the University of Auckland on Friday, 24 August. We are delighted to welcome to this session Tyrus Miller (UC-Irvine), who will be presenting a new piece titled “Architects! Where is Your Vortex?: Wyndham Lewis, Architecture, and the […]

NZMSC 2018 meeting

After another invigorating meeting of the Consortium at Otago in September, we’re looking forward to getting together again next year. Both Jacob and Erin will be away on leave in Semester 1, so we are going to hold only one meeting in 2018, and we are currently planning for Friday 24 August. Erin will be […]

NZMSC 2017 Symposium Programme

We delighted to announce the programme for the NZMSC 2017 Sympoisum, to be held at the University of Otago, Dunedin on Friday 8 September 2017 from 9:00am to 4pm. The symposium will take place in room 1W1, English and Linguistics Dept. Seminar Room, Arts Building, 95 Albany St. The symposium includes special guest participant Rita […]