There is a conference I very much like the look of, called Historicising the Middlebrow at Sheffield in July. (I think I may offer a paper on WW1 fiction magazines)
This year’s Arnold Bennet Conference is on June 7th, and is marking the centenary of the Old Wives’ Tale by focusing on that novel.
And the Kipling Society is distributing news of a conference on the interesting theme of Kipling and the Margins of Empire. I’d like to go and talk about RK’s story A Friend of the Family, which is very much about the margins – but the conference is in Cape Tow, so unless the lottery comes up with something…
Added Feb 5: The Birmingham Centre for first World War Studies is presenting a Day School on Women and War on Saturday Feb 23rd, with a promising line-up of speakers.