Dear Friends, Colleagues, Members of the IEMFS, We would like to welcome you in 2021, hoping it will be a better year for us all. 2020 certainly failed to deliver on our hopes. Instead of meeting in person in Cambridge to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Forster’s death we found ourselves locked down in our […]
Call for Papers E. M. Forster – Shaping the Space of Culture 7 June 2021 International E. M. Forster SocietyUniversity of WarsawUniversity of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn Confirmed Keynote Speakers:Prof. Claire Monk (de Montfort University)Prof David Scourfield (Maynooth University) We would like to invite you to an international conference on the life and works […]
The 40th Annual Conference of the Virginia Woolf Society of Japan included a brief seminar on E. M. Forster entitled “E. M. Forster’s Legacies Half a Century After His Death: Nostalgia, Heritage and Queer”. It was held online on November 7th. You can see the programme (it is in Japanese but automatic translators help) and […]
Dear Friends and Colleagues, Members of the International E. M. Forster Society,
The 7th of June marked for us two anniversaries – E. M. Forster passed away on this day in 1970 and our Society was established in 2010. It is thus both a sad and a joyful day for the members of the International E. M. Forster Society. We would like to use the opportunity to recollect what we have achieved since our humble beginnings.
We are happy to announce the publication of Twenty-First-Century Readings of E. M. Forster’s ‘Maurice’ edited by Emma Sutton and Tsung-Han Tsai. The volume which includes several chapters written by members of our Society is available from Liverpool University Press right here.
Dear Friends and Colleagues, Members of the IEMFS, This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of E. M. Forster’s death. The main part of the celebrations will soon take part in Cambridge during special academic conference. The International E. M. Forster Society has decided, however, to offer its members an opportunity to commemorate the anniversary […]
Warsaw, January 30, 2020 Dear Friends and Colleagues, Members of the IEMFS, The winter break finally gave me enough time to put together various pieces of information about the activities of our Society. Some of you may be aware of at least a part of the recent developments, now it seems like a good moment […]
E. M. Forster, Howards End (1910) and its adaptation by James Ivory (1992) Friday, December 13, 2019 University Sorbonne Nouvelle — Paris 3 “Only Connect: Reconsidering E. M. Forster’s and Ismail Merchant and James Ivory’s Howards End” E.M. Forster’s Howards End (1910) has been the object of a vibrant critical debate. Often defined […]
It is with great pleasure that we are sharing with you the call for papers of the forthcoming Forster conference which will take place in April 2020 in Cambridge. Please, share the news with everyone you think might be interested and let’s meet in Cambridge in a year! CALL FOR PAPERS RE-ORIENTATING E. M. FORSTER […]
ADVANCE NOTICE RE-ORIENTATING E. M. FORSTER Texts, Contexts, Receptions An international conference to be held in Cambridge Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 April 2020 E. M. Forster died on 7 June 1970. One of the great British writers of the twentieth century, his continuing popularity in the years since his death is reflected in the numerous reprintings […]