The Belgian Academy presents a two-day conference entitled The Short Story and Short Story Collection in the Modernist Period: Between Theory and Practice. The event is organised by the University of Ghent and hosts an impressive line-up of international scholars who examine the prominence of the short story genre during the modernist period (1900-1940). There are two plenary sessions in English and one in Italian, with 18 papers in English and 15 in Italian. Belgian Academy, Via Omero 8, tel. 06203986305, www.academiabelgica.it.
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