Month: December 2009

William Morris Society Activities at the MLA Annual Convention27–30 December in Philadelphia

This year the Modern Language Association’s annual convention—a major happening in the wold of academic literary studies and college and university hiring—will take place 27–30 December in Philadelphia. As an official allied organization of the MLA, the William Morris Society has the privilege of sponsoring two sessions of scholarly papers at the convention. The topic …

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“Ernest Gimson and the Inspiration of William Morris” Lecutre in New York 10 December

“Ernest Gimson and the Inspiration of William Morris”Mary Greensted This talk will look at the links between William Morris and the Gimson family from the 1880s. The direct influence of Morris, father-figure of the Arts and Crafts movement and its impact on the ideas and work of Ernest Gimson, one of the most important British …

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