The William Morris Society in the US is hosting two sessions at the 2022 Modern Language Association Annual Convention, to be held January 6-9, 2022 in Washington, DC.

Thursday, January 6th, 12 noon: “The International Morris”

Marriott Marquis, Silver Linden
Moderated by Florence Boos
Moncure Daniel Conway Goes East Margaret Stetz, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Flora-graphic Empire: Illustrated Flower Hybrids, England, and Her Empire Emily Cadger, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Morris and Continental Socialism Frank Sharp, New York, NY

Saturday, January 8th, 3:30pm: “The Pre-Raphaelites and Their Circle”

Marriott Marquis Dogwood
Moderated by Lise Jaillant

Illustrating History in The GermCourtney Krolczyk, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Enigma Variations: Looking at Burne-Jones and Morris’s Cupid and Psyche Prints Mark Samuels Lasner, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Pre-Raphaelite Print Legacies and The LarkRebecca N. Mitchell, University of Birmingham, UK
Ornamental Borders: Paratext and Imperial Britain Jennifer Rabedeau, Cornell University, Ithaka, NY
William Morris Society US members are also invited to take part in a museum tour and lunch on Friday, January 7th. For more details, check your email – an announcement was sent on December 3rd and a reminder will be sent soon.