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The Beats and Modernism

Modernist Studies Association Conference, Buffalo, NY, October 6-9, 2011

I visited Pere Lachaise to look for the remains of Apollinaire...
--Allen Ginsberg

The Beat movement can be situated within a number of US, Western, and world traditions. One of the most immediate, yet often overlooked, of these Beat contexts is modernism. This panel seeks to explore the manifold ways in which Beat writing is shaped by, responds to, contests, and transforms modernist legacies. Please send a 250-word abstract and brief professional bio (2-3 sentences) to Jimmy Fazzino at by April 10, 2011.

Conference Location: Buffalo, NY, USA
Conference Starts: October 06, 2011
Conference Ends: October 09, 2011

CFP Submission Deadline: April 10, 2011

For more information, contact: Jimmy Fazzino