The William Morris Society U.S.

Founded in New York in 1971 as an affiliate of the UK William Morris Society, the William Morris Society in the United States strives to publicize the life and work of William Morris and his associates. We coordinate our activities with our fellow Morris Societies in the UK and Canada, and distribute UK and US Newsletters and a biannual Journal of William Morris Studies.


Guaranteed session:
Morris and His Circle: Biography, Archives, Artifacts

We seek proposals on new approaches to the lives of Morris and his associates, including his Pre-Raphaelite, Arts and Crafts, socialist, and familial circles. Papers on twentieth-century and contemporary responses to Morris’s legacy as broadly conceived are also welcome.  

Please send a one-page abstract to
[email protected] by March 15, 2020

The Proposed joint session with the Society for the History of Authors, Readers and Publishers (SHARP):

Pre-Raphaelites in Art and Literature: Reception and Celebrity

How did the

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