Welcome

The British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA) aims to promote the scholarly study of literature, across languages and borders, national or other. We explore literature in relation to other disciplines and translations between languages and media. Our primary interests are in literature, the contexts of literature, and the interaction between literatures.
Announcements

The call for papers and the website for the 2020 Triennial Conference of the British Comparative Association is now open. The conference will be held at Queen’s University, Belfast, 15 – 17 September 2020, and the theme is Randomness.
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The Annual British Comparative Literature Association Postgraduate Conference 2019, “Radical Retellings: Fairy Tale, Myth and Beyond” will be held at St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, Friday 29th November 2019.
The call for papers is now open.
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The John Dryden Translation Competition, which awards prizes for unpublished literary translations from any language into English is now open. The deadline for submissions is 10 February 2020.
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The British Comparative Literature Association awards a number of postgraduate bursaries, to a maximum of £250 per BCLA member registered for an MA, MPhil, MRes  or PhD, in order to support attendance at conferences or research events. The next deadline for applications is 30 November 2019.
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