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About 新澳开奖

The 新澳开奖 (新澳开奖) is an international scholarly association that brings together academics and practitioners in order to explore the field of decadence in the broadest sense, from the perspective of various cultures and multiple disciplines, from antiquity to the present day, including written, visual, performative, and audible texts, in English and in other languages. 新澳开奖 is based in the UK, but its aims and outlook are transnational, transcultural, and inclusive, and our events are open to all.

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The 新澳开奖 Executive Committee

 

Chair: Jane Desmarais (Goldsmiths)

Jane Desmarais is Professor of English and Director of the Decadence Research Centre in the Department of English and Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her monograph, Monsters under Glass: A Cultural History of Hothouse Flowers, 1850 to the Present, was published by Reaktion Books in 2018. She has written numerous essays on the theme of decadence and has co-edited several works, including Decadence: An Annotated Anthology (with Chris Baldick, Manchester University Press, 2012), Arthur Symons: Selected Early Poems (with Chris Baldick, MHRA, 2017), Decadence and the Senses (with Alice Cond茅, 2017), Decadence and Literature (with David Weir, Cambridge University Press, 2019), the Oxford Handbook of Decadence (with David Weir, Oxford University Press, 2021), and Decadent Plays, 1890-1930 with Adam Alston (forthcoming with Bloomsbury in 2023).

Vice Chair: Matthew Creasy (Glasgow University)

Matthew Creasy is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. He is leading the Royal Society of Edinburgh Workshop 鈥楽cottish Cosmopolitanism at the Fin de Si猫cle鈥, and his critical edition of Arthur Symons鈥檚 The Symbolist Movement in Literature was published by Fyfield-Carcanet during 2014. He has published essays and articles on the work of James Joyce, William Empson, Arthur Symons and decadence. He is currently editing Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore for the MHRA-imprint 鈥楯ewelled Tortoise鈥.

Secretary: Alice Cond茅 (Goldsmiths)

Alice Cond茅 is a lecturer in the Department of English and Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is co-editor of Decadence and the Senses (with Jane Desmarais, Legenda, 2017) and co-editor of In Cynara鈥檚 Shadow: Collected Essays on Ernest Dowson (with Jessica Gossling). Her essay on 鈥楧ecadence and Popular Culture鈥 can be found in Jane Desmarais and David Weir鈥檚 volume on Decadence for the Cambridge Critical Concepts series. 

Treasurer: Jessica Gossling (Goldsmiths)

Jessica Gossling is a lecturer in the Department of English and Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London, and Deputy Managing Editor of  Her current research focuses on the decadent threshold poetics of Charles Baudelaire, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Arthur Symons, and Ernest Dowson. She is co-editor of  (with Alice Cond茅, 2019). Her most recent essay, on 鈥楧ecadent Interior Decorating鈥, is published in the Oxford Handbook of Decadence. Alice and Jessica are the webmistresses of .

NEWSLETTER EDITOR: Sally Blackburn-Daniels (TEESSIDE University)

Sally Blackburn-Daniels is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Culture and Creativity, Teesside University. Sally鈥檚 research focuses on the late nineteenth and early twentieth century networks surrounding the writer Vernon Lee. Sally鈥檚 article 鈥楩rom Crystal Palace to the Grand Guignol: Vernon Lee and the First World War鈥 is part of a special issue of Volupte on Vernon Lee co-edited by Sally and Patricia Pulham. Sally is co-organising 鈥The Future of Intelligence: A Multidisciplinary Vernon Lee Conference鈥 in 2023 with colleagues from the Associazione Culturale Il Palmerino and the International Vernon Lee Society.

Social media officer: Eleanor Keane (GoLDSMITHS)

Eleanor Keane is a PhD student at Goldsmiths,University of London. Her PhD thesis will examine 蹿颈苍-诲别-蝉颈猫肠濒别&苍产蝉辫;fairy tales as examples of queer decadent narratives, and her research interests focus on literary decadence and the visual arts, and expressions of gender, decadence, and sexuality within the late nineteenth century. Eleanor graduated from Goldsmiths in 2019 with an MA in Literary Studies, and her dissertation explored sexuality, consumption, and the image of the decadent 鈥榮he-wolf鈥 within the work of the 蹿颈苍-诲别-蝉颈猫肠濒别&苍产蝉辫;writers Ren茅e Vivien and Rachilde.

Social media officer: Joseph Thorne (Liverpool John Moores University)

Joseph Thorne, having studied for his undergraduate degree at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and his Masters at Cardiff University, completed his PhD at Liverpool John Moores University in 2019. His work looks at the material interactions of decadent social networks at the Fin de Si猫cle. In 2016, he worked as a research assistant for the Liverpool Central Library exhibition Richard Le Gallienne: Liverpool鈥檚 Wild(e) Poet, curated by Professor Margaret Stetz and Mark Samuels Lasner (University of Delaware). In 2019, he co-organized an international conference, Neo-Victorian Decadences, held at St Johns鈥 College, Durham.

Student Member: tereza brala (University of Trier)

Tereza Brala has a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Arts in English Studies, Philosophy and Education from the University of Trier, Germany, where she is finishing her Master of Education. She spent a year abroad studying English at Homerton College, Cambridge. Tereza has presented, and is set to present, papers on 蹿颈苍-诲别-蝉颈猫肠濒别 poetry at international conferences and is currently preparing articles on concepts of selfhood and consciousness in late Victorian and modernist lyric, a topic which her future PhD will examine in more depth.

student member: Conner moore (Miami university)

Conner Moore is an MA student in the English literature programme at Miami University, having completed his undergraduate studies at The Ohio State University at Newark in 2019. He is currently working on his thesis exploring the philosophy of antinatalism, a moral rejection of human procreation, as it manifests in a variety of decadent texts, giving shape to and being shaped by the plentiful representations of sexual dissidence in the works of such writers as Baudelaire, Swinburne, and Rachilde. He will be giving a talk at the 30th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf in 2021 exploring Woolf鈥檚 relationship to the decadent movement titled 鈥楴othing is Forbidden: Decadence and Virginia Woolf.鈥

Ordinary Member: Robert Pruett (Oxford University)

Robert Pruett-Vergara is currently preparing a monograph of his thesis, Remy de Gourmont and the Crisis of Erotic Idealism, and his work investigates the interplay of erotic and philosophical discourses at the transition from Symbolism to modernism. Alongside the Cercle des Amateurs de Remy de Gourmont (CARGO), he co-organized the Fin de Si猫cle Symposium (Balliol College, Oxford, 2016) which featured his essay on 鈥楾he Concept of Chastity in Remy de Gourmont鈥檚 Theory of Art and Mind鈥. Outside of Oxford, Robert has given talks at the Mus茅e Gustave Moreau in Paris and is the current reviews editor of Volupt茅: Interdisciplinary Journal of Decadence Studies.