Third Keynote Speaker: Sascha Bru
We are very happy to announce that Sascha Bru of the University of Leuven will be the third and final keynote speaker of the EAM conference 2018.
Sascha Bru is a director of the MDRN research lab and head of the Theory and Cultural Studies Department at the University of Leuven. Bru has produced over a dozen books devoted to a variety of aspects of the European avant-gardes and modernisms, including The European Avant-Gardes, 1905-1935. A Portable Guide (2018), Democracy, Law and the Modernist Avant-Gardes. Writing in the State of Exception (2009), and the co-edited volumes Futurism: A Microhistory (2017) and The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Europe, 1880-1940 (2016). Most recently, his work has come to focus on the relationship between the avant-gardes, history and historiography. From October 2018 onward, he will also be heading a large-scale research programme entitled Literary Knowledge, 1890-1950: European Modernisms and the Sciences in Europe. Bru is a founder of the EAM and an editor-in-chief of the network's book series with De Gruyter. He will be hosting the next EAM conference taking place from 17th until 19th of September 2020 at the University of Leuven.