Week One

Week One

23-29 March 2020

Opening remarks: Professor Andrew Thacker, Future States co-director   (LAUNCH DATE: 23 March)


(23 March)

Patrick Rössler

Spearheading the iconic turn: A survey of illustrated magazines during the interwar period – the example of Germany

Faye Hammill

The magazine in post-revolutionary Mexico: Archive, store, and history


Panel 1: Francophone Modernities

(23 March)

Chara Kolokytha

Le Génie du Nord:
Sélection and the advocacy of an international “Nordic” culture

Adrien Rannaud

To be or not to be modern:
The paradox of modernity in French-Canadian magazines during the 1930s

Laura Truxa

Visual modernism and its others in VU

Panel 2: The Soviet World

(23 March)

John Etty

Performing ideology:
Communism and modernism in Soviet graphic satire

Phaedra Claeys

Safeguarding Russian culture as a cultural reality or as a cultural construct?
The case of the news magazine Illustrated Russia

Michael Erdman

Issue: class, volume: nation :
Periodicals in the construction of Soviet Turkic identities

Panel 3: Youthful Identities

(25 March)

Richard Junger

“The young man of to-day is not the young man of fifty years ago”:
The changing image of United States men as portrayed in cover art of popular periodicals, 1880-1920

Elena Ogliari

Negotiating modernity and tradition in Irish periodicals for juveniles (1910s-1920s)

Christophe Premat

Promoting youth between the two world wars:
The case of the magazine Télémaque in France in 1934

Panel 4: Australia – Home and Abroad

(25 March)

Susann Liebich and Victoria Kuttainen

Currents of international travel:
Australian magazines and travel writing about the Asia-Pacific in the 1920s and 1930s

Louise Edensor

The Native Companion:
E. J Brady’s ‘home-grown’ literature and modernist aesthetics

Melissa Miles

The city, race and labour in Australian design magazines of the 1930s

Panel 5: Transnationalism

(27 March)

Max Saunders

Transhuman transnationals: The future states of J. B. S. Haldane and J. D. Bernal

Carey Snyder

The global dialogics of The New Age

Nissa Ren Cannon

American on Sundays:
The Paris Tribune’s Sunday magazine section

Jaleen Grove

Magazine Digest:
The visual rhetoric of a Canadian Jewish magazine before and during wartime