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Call for Contributions to the British Comparative Literature Association Web Archive, “Culture and Quarantine”

The British Comparative Literature Association would like to invite its Executive, International Corresponding members, members and followers of the website, together with affiliated members of …

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Conference, Sapienza University, Rome: Religious Totalitarianism, Utopic and Dystopic Inclusive/Exclusive Communities, 16 – 17 June 2022 (deadline 15 March 2022)

This conference will focus on dystopic and utopic novels that address the function of religion in creating inclusive/exclusive communities. Feminist, psychoanalytical, and sociological studies of …

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Double Issue: Comparative Critical Studies, vol. 18. 2-3: “Randomness”

In early March 2020, plans for the British Comparative Literature Association’s Triennial Conference were well underway. Venues had been booked, panels had been scheduled, and …

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Call for proposals: Dwelling: A Cultural Literacy Everywhere Symposium (online) 12 – 13 May 2022 (deadline 5 December 2022)

A Cultural Literacy Everywhere Symposium: 12–13 May 2022, via Zoom. Keynote Speakers Professor Alison Blunt, Queen Mary University of London, UKTopic – Home and beyond: …

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Online Lecture: 2021 UCL Rabindranath Tagore Lecture in Comparative Literature: N. Katherine Hayles (Wednesday, 8 December 2021, 17:00-19:00 UTC)

All welcome. This is a virtual event. Please note that there may be recording at some events. Please follow this FAQ link for more information. All our …

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NOW OPEN: BCLA/BCLT John Dryden Translation Competition 2021-2022 (deadline 7 February 2022)

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ENTRIES: Monday 7 February 2022 Download John Dryden Competition Entry form The British Comparative Literature Association and the British Centre for Literary Translation are pleased …

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