Centre for Modernist Studies

Welcome to the Centre for Modernist Studies

Since its inception over ten years ago, the Centre for Modernist Studies at Sussex has endeavoured to hold events on a wide range of modernist themes and authors. Notable amongst these is the organisation and hosting of MSA 15 - the largest event on modernism in the UK to date.

Other recent events have included "Vanguard Women: A Welcome to the Anna Mendelssohn Papers", talks by Sarah WilsonNicholas Gaskill, and Alison Light; an international symposium on "Mina Loy: Radium of the Word" (hosted at New York University); multiple conferences on a variety of modernist topics including an interdisciplinary conference on "Modernism's Child", and graduate led conferences on "Hospitable Modernism" and "Modernist Criticisms"; multiple single author events including celebrations of Gertrude Stein (hosted at the University of Sheffield) and Anna Mendelssohnand, as part of the Sussex Modernism series, "Bloomsbury in Sussex: A One-Day Conference Marking 100 years at Charleston" 

We have co-sponsored events with New York University, the University of Sheffield, and Queen Mary University of London. 

You can find out more about the Centre for Modernist Studies, including details of past and upcoming events, by visiting the Centre for Modernist Studies website.

Current Events: 

There is currently a free exhibition on Sussex Modernism at Two Temple Place, London, 28th January – 23rd April, 2017 (curated by Hope Wolf).

Upcoming Events: 

The next events will be a talk by Iain Sinclair: "Marine Court Rendezvous: Concrete Modernism in St Leonards-on-Sea and the Colonisation of the World’s Oceans by Cruise Liners" on 15th March 2017. To register for this event please follow this link

Please see the Centre for Modernist Studies Upcoming Events Page for more details.




Centre Directors:

Dr Sara Crangle
E S.Crangle@sussex.ac.uk

Dr Hope Wolf
E H.Wolf@sussex.ac.uk

Founding Directors:

Professor Peter Nicholls

Professor Laura Marcus