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Online book launch – Dr Joanna Rzepa’s Modernism and Theology (20 October 2021 16:30 GMT)

Please join us for an online seminar to mark the launch of Modernism and Theology – a new monograph by Dr Joanna Rzepa (University of Essex). The author will be in conversation with Prof. Finn Fordham (Royal Holloway).  The launch will take place as part of the King’s Comparative Literature research seminar series via MS Teams on Wednesday, …

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Online: APGRD/BCLA Research Seminar Series: Receptions and Comparatisms, University of Oxford, Michaelmas Term, 2021 (11 Oct – 29 Nov)

The APGRD Research Seminar 2021, co-organised with The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and the British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), and with the support of the Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation research centre (OCCT), will take place online on Mondays at 5pm (UK time) in Michaelmas Term, from 11 Oct. to 29 Nov. The seminars will take place on Zoom, to register …

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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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Conference: Beyond Boundaries: Nationhood, Identity and Speculative Fiction, University of Ulster, 15 – 16 January 2022 (deadline 12 November 2021)

‘Culture is the context within which we need to situate the self, for it is only by virtue of the interpretations, orientations and values provided by culture that we can formulate our identities, say ‘who we are’, and ‘where we are coming from’ (Benhabib, 2000:18) From C.S. Lewis to James Shaw, Northern Irish and Irish fiction …

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Online Conference: Spectacular Orientalism in Early Modern Europe, Goldsmiths, University of London, 24 – 25 February 2022 (deadline 29 October 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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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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