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OCCT Event – Translating Walis Nokan: Intertextuality, Hybridity, and Minimalism in Contemporary Flash Fiction from Taiwan (May 3, 13:00-14:00) (Deadline May 2)

Speaker(s): Coraline Jortay (Oxford)Monday, May 3, 2021 – 13:00 to 14:00 Livestreamed via Microsoft Teams The Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation‘s Discussion Group will host Coraline Jortay who will discuss the challenges she faced when translating the flash fiction of contemporary Atayal writer Walis Nokan. Starting from three key characteristics of flash fiction, its shortness, hybridity, and intertextuality, she …

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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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Online Workshop: Covid and the Woman Writer, IMLR, University of London, 30 April 2021

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s WritingOnline Workshop, Friday, 30 April 2021 Covid and the Woman Writer The sudden change to human life as a result of the current pandemic has yet to be understood, and it will no doubt take years to comprehend its impact upon the human subject. Women in particular may …

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Comparative Literature Research Seminar Series, King’s College London, Spring 2021

You are warmly invited to Comparative Literature Research Seminars at Kings College London this spring term. All sessions take place on Wednesday afternoons at 4.30pm on MS Teams unless otherwise specified. All are welcome to join! The programme poster is here, with links to attend each seminar, or can be found in text format below: 27 January 2021 – Dr Rosa …

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Regeneration: Postgraduate Conference in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, University of Glasgow, 14 May 2021 (deadline 10 March 2021)

Professor Matthew Reynolds, University of OxfordDr Mia Spiro, University of Glasgow As Spring 2021 approaches, there is hope that the season we associate with growth, re-emergence and new life will bring much-anticipated positive change. With vaccines expected to offer widespread medical protection and emotional relief, human life might return to something resembling ‘normality’. However, we …

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Women Writing China: Female Authors and Chinese Literature, University of Leeds, 5 February 2021

You are warmly invited to attend a seminar on Women Writing China: Female Authors and Chinese Literature, hosted by Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing and Sinoist Books.  The event will take place on 5th February 2021 at 13:00: register for your tickets here or by using the Eventbrite link below. Featuring Li Juan, an acclaimed Chinese essayist writing from the extreme …

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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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