Month: June 2021

Comparative Critical Studies vol. 18.1 is out!

The latest issue of Comparative Critical Studies, published by Edinburgh University Press on behalf of the British Comparative Literature Association, is now available online: https://www.euppublishing.com/toc/ccs/18/1 It features three articles, two of the winning entries from the 2020 BCLA/BCLT John Dryden Translation Competition, and seven reviews. Access to the journal is one of the benefits of membership! …

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Conference: Pockets, Pouches and Secret Drawers, IMLR University of London, 2 – 4 December 2021 (Deadline 30 July 2021)

Lucy Locket lost her pocket,Kitty Fisher found it.Not a penny was there in itBut a ribbon round it. Keynote Speakers Jack Ashby (Dept of Zoology, Cambridge): ‘Marvelling at marsupials: pouches in nature’Carolyn Sargentson (Independent scholar & consultant, formerly Head of Research, V&A): ‘Furniture as theatre: performing secrecy, surveillance and subterfuge’Jenny Tiramani (The School of Historical Dress): ‘Gendered pockets: the …

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One-day Online Symposium: Lines of Inquiry: New Approaches to Poetry, University of York, 30 July 2021 (deadline 30 June)

This one-day symposium will showcase new scholarly approaches to twentieth- and twenty-first-century poetry.  At a time when poetry is more visible than ever in digital spaces and popular media, when it is produced and consumed by an increasingly diverse and connected global community, when distinctions between different modes of poem-making continue to blur, and when …

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Online Conference: Science Fiction: Activism and Resistance, 9 – 11 September, 2021 (deadline 30 June)

London Science Fiction Research Community (LSFRC) Keynote Speakers: Grace Dillon, Radha D’SouzaGuest Creators: Jeannette Ng, Rivers Solomon, Neon Yang contact email: lsfrcmail@gmail.com In an age when Me Too, Black Lives Matter, Decolonise the Curriculum, Refugees Welcome, and movements for global solidarity with oppressed populations have become part of mainstream discourse, it is vital to re-examine the …

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