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Leadership Changes at the Society

Leadership Changes at the Society

The William Morris Society in the United States is saying farewell to President Michael Robertson, who is moving to London, where he will be an Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London, while he completes his biography of William Morris. Former President Jane Carlin is serving as Interim President until Jude Nixon becomes President in early 2022.

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Book Review: Arts & Crafts Churches, Alec Hamilton

Book Review: Arts & Crafts Churches, Alec Hamilton

Reviewed by Imogen Hart. The Arts and Crafts movement elevated the ideal of a public decorative art. Church commissions provided opportunities to carry out ambitious, collaborative, communal artistic projects employing a range of materials. Alec Hamilton has published an invaluable new guide for anyone interested in exploring this important dimension of the Arts and Crafts movement. Hamilton’s accessible book offers a comprehensive study of more than 200 Arts and Crafts churches in England, Wales, and Scotland.

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International Kelmscott Press Day Schedule

International Kelmscott Press Day Schedule

On June 26th, 2021, The William Morris Society in the United States is celebrating International Kelmscott Press Day, commemorating the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Kelmscott Press and the 125th anniversary of the publication of the Press's edition of The...

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Modern Language Association 2020

The William Morris Society US sponsored two sessions at the Modern Language Association Convention held in Seattle, WA, in January 2020. Our first session, “Re-evaluating the Pre-Raphaelites,” examined how in the past decade a number of exhibitions from Manchester to...

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