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Anthony Burgess and Modernity
Manchester, July 2005

Call for Papers

Anthony Burgess and Modernity: A Symposium

The International Anthony Burgess Foundation in conjunction with
Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Manchester and the
University of Salford, is pleased to announce its inaugural symposium on
the work of the novelist, critic, composer, linguist and journalist,
Anthony Burgess, from 7th - 9th July, 2005. Confirmed keynote speakers
include Erica Jong, Geoffrey Aggeler, Andrew Biswell, Oswyn Murray, Paul
Phillips, Carla Sassi and Max Saunders. Scheduled events include a rare
recital of some of Burgessís musical compositions and the screening of
archive TV and film.

Proposals for papers of approximately twenty minutes in length (which may
include elements of musical performance), or group panels are invited on
any aspect of Anthony Burgessís work and on relevant work in the fields
that provide the modernist context for his oeuvre. Proposals from
postgraduate students are welcome.

Proposals of 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent to the
International Anthony Burgess Foundation, 10 Tatton Grove, Withington,
Manchester, M20 4BP, UK. Proposals may also be submitted by email to

The deadline for submissions is 31st May, 2005. For further specifics and
registration details please visit our website at

Katherine Harrison
International Anthony Burgess Foundation
10 Tatton Grove
Withington, Manchester
United Kingdom M20 4BP
+44(0)161 434 1748

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