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Online Conference: Women’s Narratives of Aging and Care, Institute of Modern Languages Research, London, 18 March 2022

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s WritingInstitute of Modern Languages Research 18 March 20229.00 am – 4.20 pm GMT UK time https://modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events/event/25056 Care is fundamental to human survival, yet it is often overlooked, undermined, and undervalued. Care of the old, in particular, is low in status and too readily occluded. This event seeks to …

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Call for submissions: Women and Comedy 1890 – 1950, University of Cambridge, 17 – 18 September 2022 (deadline January 31, 2022)

Organised by the Elizabeth von Arnim Society, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, UKcontact email: women-comedy2022@elizabethvonarnimsociety.org Is it true that, according to a 2019 study, men are ‘officially funnier than women’? Recent scholarship of modernism has created increasing interest not only in previously undervalued women writers of the first half of the twentieth century, but in …

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Online Research Seminars, Translation and Transcultural Studies, University of Warwick, Spring 2022

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures (University of Warwick) is delighted to announce its forthcoming events as part of the Spring Term programme of online research seminars in Translation and Transcultural Studies. Wednesday 2nd February 2022, 5-6pm (UK time) Dr David Orrego-Carmona (Aston University, UK / University of the Free State, South Africa): ‘Translation users: societal implications of (in)visible translations‘ The event takes place on MS Teams. We would …

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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 social activities arranged. We, the organizing committee, Professor Francesca Orsini, Dr Nicola Thomas and Dr Kelsie Donnelly, took the necessary steps to ensure that nothing was left to chance. Until, …

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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 to announce their continued joint sponsorship of the translation competition for 2021-2022. Prizes will be awarded for the best unpublished literary translations from any language into English, subject to finding a reader …

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BCLA Postgraduate Bursaries open for applications (deadline 30 November 2021)

Download the BCLA Postgraduate Application Form 2021 The British Comparative Literature Association is pleased to announce its scheme of postgraduate bursaries is again open for applications. The funding we offer is designed to support attendance at conferences, research trips or other research-related expenses by BCLA members registered for a postgraduate degree (MA, MRes, MPhil, or PhD). Each award will be …

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Online Conference: Spectacular Orientalism in Early Modern Europe, Goldsmiths, University of London, 24 – 25 February 2022 (extended deadline 19 November 2021)

CALL FOR PAPERS Centre for Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, University of London, in collaboration with the Society for European Festivals Research 24-25 February 2022 Papers are invited on any aspect of the conference’s theme. These two days of talks and discussion will explore new perspectives on the representation of the Orient in early modern European art and performance …

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Online conference: Regeneration, University of Glasgow (14 May 2021)

On behalf of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Glasgow, we’re pleased to share the programme for ‘Regeneration’: the sixth annual postgraduate conference in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies. Organised in collaboration with the Writing in Transit research cluster, the event will take place online on Friday 14 May 2021. …

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Mailing List – Comparative Literature (JISCMail)

The British Comparative Literature Association would like to invite its members, followers, and all those interested in the field of Comparative Literature to sign up for our mailing list. JISCMail – COMPARATIVE-LITERATURE List provides a forum for all who are interested in the study of literature without confinement to national or linguistic boundaries, and in relation …

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