The University of Glasgow has announced their call for papers for the Edwin Morgan 100 Conference. More information on the Glasgow University Website and below.

Papers are welcome on any aspect of Morgan’s life and work. Themes might include, but are not limited to:

Life and Work
Poetry, Criticism / Essays, Drama, Biography, Archives, LGBTQ+, Modernism and Experimental Poetry, Sci-Fi.

National / International / East and West
Scottish literary history, the Beats, Russian Formalism, Concrete poets, Correspondence / Networks, Translation and Languages (including Russian, Hungarian, Latin, French, Italian, Old English, Scots).

Public and Legacy
Teaching Morgan / Morgan Teaching, Awards and Honours, Film and TV documentaries / interviews.

Method and Character
Collaborations (visual arts / film / music), Computers, Humour, Small magazines and publishing.

Localism, People, History, Housing, Future Glasgows.

Those interested in presenting 20-minute papers should submit a 250-word abstract, brief biographical statement (including academic affiliation and contact information), and A/V requirements to by 5pm Monday 2nd September 2019. Submissions from graduate students and early career scholars are encouraged.

The Edwin Morgan 100 Conference Organising Committee is made up of: John Coyle, Alan Riach, Corey Gibson, Sarah Hepworth, Robyn Marsack, Philippa Osmond-Williams, and James Rann.

The conference is part of a programme of events celebrating the centenary supported by the Edwin Morgan Trust in association with Creative Scotland, National Library of Scotland, and Glasgow Life: The Mitchell Library, Special Collections.

Any queries, please contact organisers at

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