MSA Modernist Studies Association 6th Annual Conference



Conference Overview

Graduate Student Fellowships

Conference Program



Visitor Information

Conference Contact


Information for Seminar Leaders/ Seminar Topics


October 21-24, 2004, Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada



Conference Registration
• Early Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 21, 2004
• Conference Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 14, 2004

Register on site after that deadline (space permitting).


On/before September 21, 2004
• Early Registration Fee: CDN $165 / US $125
• Early Student/Retired Faculty Fee: CDN $125 / US $95

As of September 22, 2004
• Registration Fee: CDN $212 / US $162
• Student/Retired Faculty Fee: CDN $165 / US $125

All presenters are expected to pay the registration fee.
There are no reduced fees for presenters/participants wishing to attend only part of the conference.

The conference registration fee includes admission to all conference sessions, two receptions (Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22), beverage breaks, conference materials, and the Canadian Government’s 7% Goods and Services Tax.

Student Fee
A valid copy of a student ID card or proof of full time status must be faxed/mailed to the conference office.

SFU and UBC graduate students: Please contact SFU Conference Services PRIOR to registering for the MSA6 conference.

AGM Lunch: Saturday, October 23
There is a separate fee for those wishing to attend the AGM lunch.
Cost: CDN $31.50/ US $24

Poetry Reading: Saturday, October 23
There is no additional fee for the poetry reading to be held at Simon Fraser University’s Harbour Centre campus on Saturday, October 23. However, space is limited to the first 200 registrants.

How to Register

MSA Membership
MSA membership dues are US $60.00 for regular members and US $40.00 for graduate students and adjunct faculty. For international members add US $6.00 for postage to Canada/Mexico and US $13.40 for postage outside North America. MSA members receive the following benefits:

• admission to the annual MSA conference with payment of conference registration fees.

• four issues of Modernism/Modernity and free electronic access to the journal through Project Muse.

• access to a website hosted by Johns Hopkins University Press. The MSA website provides conference updates, a membership directory,a newsletter, notice of MSA nominations and elections, publication announcements, and sample syllabi.

You must be a member of MSA to attend this year's conference in Vancouver. Unless specified otherwise, dues paid now will apply to the cycle beginning October 1, 2004 to September 30, 2005. The 2004-5 payment will include eligibility for the conference in Vancouver, and a subscription to Modernism/Modernity starting in January, 2005. Please visit the MSA website to renew your membership.

Complete the ON-LINE Form. You will be given the option of paying for your registration fees on-line via a secure server (VISA or MasterCard).

Sorry, Simon Fraser University does not accept American Express or Diners Club.

All credit card transactions will be processed in Canadian dollars and are subject to current exchange rates.

By Mail or Fax
Complete the ON-LINE Form and mail with your cheque or bank draft made payable to Simon Fraser University to the address provided below. Forms can also be faxed and cheques mailed separately.

Note: Faxed or mailed registrations will not be processed until payment is received.

Cancellations and Refunds
Full refunds, less a CDN $30/US $23 processing fee will be granted to cancellations received by Friday, October 8, 2004. No refunds will be issued after that date. Refunds will be mailed after the conference and will not be given to no-shows. Substitutions are permitted.

Confirmation of your registration
If you register on-line and pay by credit card, you will receive immediate confirmation via our server.

Important Information for International Registrants
Letters of Invitation will only be sent upon request to those individuals (invited speakers, panel and seminar presenters) who will be presenting papers at the MSA 2004 conference. We regret that we are unable to send Letters of Invitation to general conference registrants.

If you pay on-line by email transaction, please print out your receipt as this will be the original copy. If you pay by cheque, you will be given your receipt at the conference registration desk.

Participant List Deadline
The participant list will show the names of attendees whose registrations are received by Conference Services on or before Thursday, October 14, 2004. Although every effort is made to ensure accuracy, Conference Services can not be held responsible for errors and/or omissions. The list will contain your name, organization’s mailing address, and email address.

Conference Secretariat
Conference Services, Halpern Centre
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia Canada V5A 1S6
Telephone 604-291-4910/3012 Fax 604-291-3420

Hosted by the Departments of English at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia