Join the Katherine Mansfield Society

Patron: Dame Jacqueline Wilson

Annual membership starts from date of joining and includes the following benefits:

  • Free copy of Katherine Mansfield Studies, the Society’s prestigious annual yearbook published by Edinburgh University Press, including free on-line access to vols 1-4 (worth £25).
  • Three on-line newsletters per year, packed with information, news, reviews and much more.
  • Regular email bulletins with the latest news on anything related to KM and/or the Society (over 100 sent in 2016)
  • Reduced price fees for all KMS conferences.
  • 20% discount on all books published by Edinburgh University Press
  • Special member offers.
  • In addition, your membership fee goes to support the work of the KMS, a charitable organisation, which aims to promote worldwide awareness of Katherine Mansfield and her work. If you enjoy browsing through our website, the result of hundreds of hours of work by volunteers, please show your support by becoming a member.

Latest News

Katherine Mansfield: New Directions, Birkbeck, University of London, 28-29 June 2018

14 September 2017

Click here for details of next year's London KM event, including call for abstracts.

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KM and Elizabeth von Armin conference registration now live

19 April 2017

Registration is now live for the Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Armin conference to be held in California this July. For more information, and to register, see the event page: http://katherinemansfieldsociety.org/huntington-usa-2017/

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KMS 2017 Birthday Lecture details

19 April 2017

We are delighted to announce details of this year's Katherine Mansfield Society Annual Birthday Lecture, which will take place at the Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London, on Saturday 14 October, at 2pm. More information can be found on the event page - http://katherinemansfieldsociety.org/birthday-lecture-2017/.

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Call for Submissions for Volume 10 of Katherine Mansfield Studies

16 January 2017

Submissions are now open for the next volume of the KMS Yearbook, Katherine Mansfield Studies. To see more, and for information on how to submit, please see the Yearbook page.

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2017 KMS Essay Prize Competition Announced

16 January 2017

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce its annual essay prize competition for 2017, open to all, on the subject of: KM and Virginia Woolf. For more information, see the Essay Prize page.

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KMS Postgraduate Day 2017 announced

12 December 2016

‘Katherine Mansfield and her Contemporaries’: 10 April 2017 - Click here for details

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Avon Birthday Lecture 2016

5 October 2016

Bernard Bosque has organised two unmissable events for French KMS members, both on Thursday 13 October.

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Elizabeth von Arnim and Katherine Mansfield Conference, Huntington Library, California, 19-20 July 2017, Call for Abstracts

5 October 2016

The International Elizabeth von Arnim Society and the Katherine Mansfield Society are delighted to announce their first joint conference, which will take place on 19 & 20 July 2017 at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California, USA:

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New Katherine Mansfield Society tote bags available

19 June 2016

 

BUY YOURS NOW
Katherine Mansfield Society cotton tote bag. Support the KMS and use your bag with pride! £6 each including world wide postage and packing. £10 for two bags.

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 9 OF Katherine Mansfield Studies

6 June 2016

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR VOLUME 9 OF

Katherine Mansfield Studies

 (THE PEER-REVIEWED YEARBOOK OF THE KATHERINE MANSFIELD SOCIETY)

 KATHERINE MANSFIELD AND RUSSIA

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KM and Elizabeth von Arnim Conference, Huntington, USA

10 April 2016

The Katherine Mansfield Society and the International Elizabeth von Arnim Society are delighted to announce their first joint conference. For details of next year's conference to be held at Huntington, USA, click here.

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KMS Online Series - now with ISSNs

18 March 2016

The Katherine Mansfield Society's Online Essay Series and Online Creative Works Series are each now recognized as an official online series, with their own ISSN numbers.

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Annual Birthday lecture, Saturday 15 October 2016

4 February 2016

This year’s Katherine Mansfield Society Annual Birthday Lecture will be in the form of a dialogue between words and music, as cellist Joseph Spooner and Professor Claire Davison explore the musical setting and musical imagination of Katherine Mansfield during the years of her literary apprenticeship. Click here to find out more!

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Now available in the shop: a biography of KM’s cousin Elizabeth von Arnim

22 January 2016

Over in the shop, we are selling copies of Jennifer Walker's biography of KM's cousin Elizabeth von Arnim, Elizabeth of the German Garden – A Literary Journey

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Conference: ‘Katherine Mansfield and the Art of the Short Story’, Bandol, France, 10-12 June 2016

13 October 2015

The Katherine Mansfield Society is delighted to announce details of its next international conference, ‘Katherine Mansfield and the Art of the Short Story’, to be held in the town of Bandol on the French Riviera, 10-12 June 2016. The keynote speakers will be Professor Enda Duffy, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA and Professor Ailsa Cox, Edge Hill University, UK.

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PRESS RELEASE Katherine Mansfield Society Essay Prize Competition Winner 2015

4 October 2015

PRESS RELEASE Katherine Mansfield Society Essay Prize Competition Winner 2015

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Elizabeth von Arnim conference at Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge on 13 September

20 August 2015

The deadline for registration, accommodation and conference dinner bookings is now 31 August; forms are available on the Lucy Cavendish College website (Events). 

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Traces of Katherine Mansfield, Sierre, Switzerland, 11-16 August 2015

14 July 2015

Traces of Katherine Mansfield, Sierre, Switzerland, 11-16 August 2015

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A huge Macrocarpa with links to KM due to be felled in Karori Wellington

13 April 2015

A huge Macrocarpa on the school grounds above the Katherine Mansfield Courts/Memorial is the last remaining of a strand of conifers that would have been a significant feature of the school when Katherine Mansfield attended. This tree is due to be felled to make way for a cheap transportable classroom which would a tragic loss of such a historically significant tree where generations of our children, including Katherine Mansfield, have, and will continue to, "hold court".

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DEADLINE EXTENDED - Elizabeth von Arnim Conference, Sept 13th 2015

23 February 2015

Further to our recent news item regarding the above conference, available here, please note that the deadline for abstracts for this conference on KM’s cousin has been extended to 2 March 2015.

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Elizabeth von Arnim Conference, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, Sept 13th 2015

21 January 2015

We're delighted to announce that registration is now open for the Elizabeth von Arnim conference that will be held at Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, on Sept 13th 2015. Von Arnim's work has recently attracted greater scholarly attention and, as the literary cousin of Katherine Mansfield, the conference is sure to be of interest to KM members. 

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Registration now open for Katherine Mansfield and Antipodean Modernism, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, 29 January 2015

10 December 2014

Registration is now open for Katherine Mansfield and Antipodean Modernism, the 2015 Katherine Mansfield Society Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher conference, to be held in conjunction with the Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia on 29 January 2015.

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Katherine Mansfield and the 'Blooms Berries' - Chicago - 28-30 May 2015

4 December 2014

Katherine Mansfield and the 'Blooms Berries'

An international conference organized by the Katherine Mansfield Society, to be held at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Fully-funded doctoral studies at University of Brighton, UK

23 November 2014

University of Brighton

Doctoral Funding Opportunities in Literature

There are currently funding opportunities for students wishing to pursue PhD studies at the University of Brighton. These are the Doctoral Training Partnership studentships (TECHNE), which require students to work with partner organisations during the writing of their thesis, and the University of Brighton studentships, which focus students on the thesis alone. Both schemes offer fully-funded doctoral studies (stipend and fee waiver). The deadline for applications to the TECHNE scheme is 23 January 2015 and successful applicants will commence study in October 2015.

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Mansfield stories - new Portuguese translation

23 November 2014

KMS member Rogério Bettoni from Brazil is currently working on a major new translation of KM’s stories into Portuguese. He hopes to write a report on this for the April newsletter next year. In the meantime he has set up a blog to accompany this undertaking, which hopefully will be fascinating for those members who speak Portuguese!

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New essay on history of the Beauchamp family now available

12 September 2014

We are delighted to publish Jennifer Walker’s groundbreaking article on the history of the Beauchamp family, which will be of great interest to Mansfield scholars worldwide.

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KMS Annual Birthday Lecture - Sunday 12 October

7 September 2014

We'd like to remind you all that tickets for this year's annual Birthday Lecture are now available. To purchase tickets, please go to our Eventbrite page.

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KMS Newsletter issue 18 - available now to subscribers

7 September 2014

The latest issue of the KMS newsletter is available now to KMS members, produced by Dr Jenny McDonnell, the KMS Newsletter editor.

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