Great news! When is the deadline for submissions? R Quoting Betsy Rose <[log in to unmask]> on Fri, 7 Mar 2014 13:06:26 -0500: > Betsy Rose here. This is from Christopher Lewis via Demetres > Tryphonopoulos. Because of the limitations of the ListServ, I was > unable to attach the Call for Papers, but it should be available > through the link below: > > In July this year Bath Spa University will host the BLAST 2014 > Interdisciplinary Conference to commemorate the centenary of the > launch of the Vorticist movement. . . . All of us working on the > conference are very keen to ensure that all the > contributors to the two issues of BLAST are represented. Given that > Pound played such a pivotal role in the Vorticist movement we feel > that many of your members might be interested in attending and/or > speaking at the conference. > > As an incentive to members of the Pound Society, we have made it a > condition of the payment that all members of affiliated societies > will be eligible for the reduced fee of £60 for both days. > > Just to fill you in briefly, the conference will include plenary > lectures by Prof Mark Antliff of Duke University, Prof Paul Edwards > of the University of East Anglia and Prof. Scott W. Klein of Wake > Forest University; multiple themed panels on > cultural and artistic significance and legacy of Vorticism > and BLAST; the first fully staged performance of Enemy of the > Stars (Wyndham Lewis’s 1914 Vorticist play); and an exhibition of > contemporary artists whose work has been influenced or > inspired by Vorticist aesthetics. More information is available on > the conference website: [ > http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/research/blast2014 > ]http://www.bathspa.ac.uk/research/blast2014 > > We feel very strongly that we would like to give equal attention to > all the contributors to the two issues of BLAST, so are very keen to > encourage participation from Ezra Pound Society members. > > Please let me know if you would like any further information. > > > [Christopher Lewis] > > Betsy Graves Rose > National Poetry Foundation > Room 400, 5752 Neville Hall > University of Maine > Orono, ME 04469-5752 > (207) 581-3814 > > -- The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.