Month: October 2022

Lecture: Marina Warner, “Viral Spiral: Multiple Shape-shifting from Ovid to Covid”,  19 January 2023, 6.00pm GMT

UPDATE: The lecture has been rescheduled to 19 January 2023 due to the University and College Union national strike on 24 November 2022 The Centre for Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London, is delighted to announce the inaugural lecture in our Annual Lecture series:  Marina Warner, “Viral Spiral: Multiple Shape-shifting from Ovid to Covid”  A group …

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Conference: “Where Are We Now? The Location of Modern Languages and Cultures”, University of Durham, 19 – 21 April 2023

The 2023 conference ‘Where Are We Now? The Location of Modern Languages and Cultures’, hosted by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University, will bring together key thinkers, scholars and practitioners to debate the future of Modern Languages. As an interdisciplinary field of enquiry, Modern Languages bring a wide spectrum of insights to …

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Virtual Conference: Boundaries and Margins in Fantasy: University of Glasgow, 10 -12 May 2023 (deadline January 26, 2023)

The Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic is pleased to announce a call for papers for Glasgow International Fantasy Conversations (GIFCon) 2023 (to be held online on 10-12 May 2023) with the theme of ‘Boundaries and Margins’.  Brian Attebery famously argued in Strategies of Fantasy that fantasy can be conceptualised as a ‘fuzzy set,’ with the edges of the genre mainly understood …

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The Weidenfield Lectures with Juan Gabriel Vazquez, St Anne’s College, University of Oxford, 19 October – 20 November 2022

The Weidenfeld Lectures 2022: Juan Gabriel Vásquez on Interpreting the World: Notes of the Uses of Fiction Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre, St Anne’s College, University of Oxford19 October, 27 October, 3 November, 10 November5.30–6.30pm “The duty and task of a writer are those of an interpreter”, writes Marcel Proust in the last volume of In …

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BCLA Malcolm Bowie Memorial Lecture, 2022, Great Hall, King’s College London, 11 November 2022 (hybrid)

The Malcolm Bowie Memorial Lecture, with Professor William Marx, “How to Become a Comparatist”, will be held at 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm, 11 November 2022, at the Great Hall, King’s Building, Kings’ College, Strand, London. Directions to the venue are given in the link. This event is open and free to all – no …

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