Welcome to the official website for “Conradian Crosscurrents: Creativity and Critique,” the 2017 Joseph Conrad Academic Conference organized by the Joseph Conrad Society of America. The conference will take place June 1 – June 3 in New York City.
Parts of the conference are held at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus, sponsored by Fordham University’s Comparative Literature Program, English Department, and the Offices of the Dean of Faculty and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Parts of the conference are hosted by the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York and the Kościuszko Foundation.
Featured speakers include philosopher Adriana Cavarero (Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Verona), author of Relating Narratives (2000), For More than One Voice (2005), and Horrorism: Naming Contemporary Violence (2008); and novelist Margaret Cezair-Thompson, author of The True History of Paradise (1999), and The Pirate’s Daughter (2007).
Explore this site to see all the conference has to offer!