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Final Reminder: Deadline for BCLA Postgraduate Bursary Applications 30 November 2020

Download the BCLA Postgraduate Bursary Application Form A final reminder that the deadline for submitting an application for the BCLA’s scheme of postgraduate bursaries, 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), expires on 30 November 2020. Each award will be up to …

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Fully Funded PhD Studentships at Leeds Trinity University (deadline December 10, 2020)

Applications are invited to study with one of 10 supervisors across Leeds Trinity University, two of whom are in literary studies: Prof Jane de Gay (j.degay@leedstrinity.ac.uk): Virginia Woolf, especially her literary, cultural and intellectual heritage; religion in modernist literature Dr Juliette Taylor-Batty (j.taylor-batty@leedstrinity.ac.uk): Literary multilingualism; modernism and translation; comparative approaches to modernism (especially Anglophone and Francophone); Jean Rhys …

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Online Workshop: Speculative Art and Spatial Justice, National University of Ireland, Galway, April 16 – 17, 2021 (deadline December 30, 2020)

Speculative Art and Spatial Justice: How can imaginative practices create fairer and safer spaces?National University of Ireland, Galway (virtual), April 16-17 2020 The greatest challenges of our time – from climate crisis, global migrations, income inequality to the recent COVID-19 pandemic – can be regarded as spatial issues. The geographies of globalization – the settlements, landscapes, …

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Online Conference: World Literature and the Minor: Figuration, Circulation, Translation, University of Leuven, 6 – 7 May 2021 (deadline December 15, 2020)

World Literature and the Minor: Figuration, Circulation, Translation6 – 7 May 2021University of Leuven, Belgium (online) Keynote Speakers:Michael Cronin (Trinity College Dublin)B. Venkat Mani (UW-Madison)Francesca Orsini (SOAS)Lyndsey Stonebridge (Birmingham) Important update: Due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to hold the conference online. You will find more information on the new …

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Cultural Literacy Everywhere (CLE), Virtual Symposium, Theme: Playfulness, 13th -14th May 2021 (deadline 6 December 2020)

PLAYFULNESS: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Cultural Literacy A Virtual Symposium Thursday 13th – Friday 14th May 2021  Ask busy children what they’re doing and they’ll say ‘I’m playing’. Ask an adult and they will be playing the piano, the fool, or a video game. While playfulness forms an integral part of cultural expression and communication, its interpretation often depends on cultural …

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BCLA/BCLT John Dryden Translation Competition 2020-2021 now open (deadline 8 February 2021)

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ENTRIES: 8 February 2021 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 2020-2021. Prizes will be awarded for the best unpublished literary translations from any language into English, subject to finding a reader (entrance …

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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 the International Comparative Literature Association, The British Comparative Literature Association would like to invite members, followers of the website, and specialists in Comparative Literature and Translation, to contribute reflections of …

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UPDATE: POSTPONEMENT OF CONFERENCE “RECONSIDERING FORMS OF ENSLAVEMENT AND SUBJECTION ACROSS DISCIPLINES”: UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, 19 – 20 JUNE 2020

Please note that, due to the present circumstances which need no explanation from us, that the conference at the University of Warwick below, originally scheduled for 18th – 20th June, has been postponed for the time being, to be rescheduled at a suitable date in 2021. it has not been cancelled, and those interested are …

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UPDATE: CANCELLATION OF SUMMER SCHOOL IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE, UNIVERSITY OF KENT, 29 JUNE – 1 JULY 2020

It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the event below. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES, AND PERSPECTIVES SUMMER SCHOOL, 29 JUNE – 1 JULY 2020 CENTRE FOR MODERN EUROPEAN LITERATURE, UNIVERSITY OF KENT Overview Funded by the Consortium for the Humanities in South-East England (CHASE) and the British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), this summer school …

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International Comparative Literature Association: Call for Contributions to Newsletter/Recherche Littéraire

A reminder that all current members of the British Comparative Literature Association are also members of the International Comparative Literature Association (AICL-ICLA) until further notice. The ICLA would like to invite contributions from BCLA members for the latest edition of its newsletter: Dear AILC-ICLA members Please send us (administrator@ailc-icla.org) any book, event, or conference announcements, …

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