Wednesday January 31st 2018


Manchester Metropolitan University

Business and Law School BS 3.01 (South Atrium)


More information on the venue can be found here.

2.00-2.15 Antony Rowland (Man Met University), ‘Introduction’

2.15-3.15 Peter Boxall (University of Sussex), ‘Imagining the Future’

3.15-3.30 Break

3.30-4.15 Alison Gibbons (Sheffield Hallam University), ‘Entropology and the End of Nature in Lance Olsen’s Theories of Forgetting

4.15-5.00 Adam Kelly (University of York), ‘Metamodernism, Anti-Modernism, and the New Sincerity’

5.00-6.00 Light tea and refreshments (BS4.44 North Atrium)

6.00-7.30 Urmila Seshagiri (University of Tennessee), ‘Metamodernism: Contemporary Fiction and the Problem of Modernism’ (BS4.44 North Atrium)

Manchester Metropolitan University will be hosting the first symposium as part of the AHRC Metamodernism Research Network. Future events will take place at Keele University (May 2018), Oslo (September 2018), Birmingham and Nijmegen (2019).

For queries, please contact: Professor Antony Rowland (