About us

The Centre for Modernist Cultures (CMC) brings together academics, postgraduates, and undergraduates from the University of Birmingham and beyond to open up new directions in the field of modernist studies.

cmc-logoWorking in collaboration with the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS), the Centre played host to the major international conference ‘Modernist Life’ in 2017 and will stage future training and networking events for PGRs and ECRs. The Centre also hosts the PGR research group the Midlands Modernist Network.

Members of the Centre edit the journal Modernist Cultures (Edinburgh University Press), with Michael Valdez Moses at Duke University. The journal publishes articles on all aspects of literary and visual modernism. The Centre also hosts symposia and discussion groups tied to special issues of the journal.

Academic staff in the Centre supervise research projects on modernist literature and culture, and we warmly welcome expressions of interest from prospective students.