Conferences

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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PG & ECR Conference: (Re)negotiations of Migration in Contemporary Literature and Film. IMLR, University of London, 13 January 2023 (deadline 30 September 2022)

On the Move and Moving On: (Re)negotiations of Migration in Contemporary Literature and Film.A PGR and ECR conference to be held at the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR), University of London, on 13 January 2023.Organisers: Vivian Jochens (IMLR) and Franziska Wolf (University of Birmingham/Oxford)Call for Contributions – deadline 30 September 2022 Migration is one …

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Conference: Uses of Modernism, Ghent University, Belgium, 18 – 24 September 2023 (deadline 15 October 2022)

From the mid-1990s onwards new approaches to the study of Modernism and its cultural, geographical and chronological boundaries have been developed. This new trend in Modernism studies marks a turning point in thirty years of debates on the categories of High Modernism, Postmodernism and Late Modernism that also questions Western-centred notions of Modernism. The increasing …

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International Conference on Languages, Literature and Translation Studies, University of Mons, Belgium, 27 – 28 April 2023 (deadline 30 September 2022)

International conference organised to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the School of International Interpreters, now the Faculty of Translation and Interpretation of the University of Mons (Belgium) Consult the conference website here Confirmed keynote speakers:— Anthony Pym, University of Melbourne (Australia)— Christine Lombez, Nantes Université (France) Like the humanities and social sciences in general, the disciplines of Languages, Literature and …

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Conference: Shifting Landscapes of the Medieval World, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, 14 – 15 September 2022

Keynote Speakers: Hanna Vorholt (History of Art, University of York) Emanuele Lugli (Department of Art & Art History, Stanford) Introduction Although the word ‘landscape’ entered English in the sixteenth century, the concept of the land as it shapes and is shaped by human activity is much, much older. Much more than a backdrop to narrative, much more …

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In Defence of Radical Inquiry in Comparative Literature, Translation and the Study of Languages (online), Monday, 13 June, 13.00 – 15.00 UCT

About this event In defence of Radical Inquiry in Comparative Literature, Translation and the Study of LanguagesAn event in solidarity and support of our colleagues at Goldsmiths, University of London Organised by members of the London Intercollegiate Network for Comparative Studies (LINKS) this event will celebrate and showcase the importance of teaching and research in …

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Conference: Women in World(-)Literature, University of Warwick, Wednesday 22 – 23 June 2022

The BCLA is proud to sponsor the conference Women in World(-)Literature, University of Warwick, 22 – 23 June 2022, a hybrid conference to be held on Microsoft Teams and in the Oculus Building on Wednesday 22nd – 23rd June 2022. Register your online or in-person attendance here. “A single but radically uneven world-system; a singular modernity, combined …

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Virtual Symposium, Cultural Literacy Everywhere: “Dwelling”, University College, Dublin, 11 – 13 May 2022

The British Comparative Literature Association is proud to sponsor the Cultural Literacy Everywhere Virtual Symposium, “Dwelling”, hosted by University College Dublin. The Symposium will take place via Zoom, 11 – 13 May 2022. Download the full symposium programmeRegister for the symposium Abstracts and biographies KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Professor Alison Blunt, Queen Mary, University of LondonHome and …

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Conference: Cultural Enclosure and Literary Form, University of Oxford, 30 September 2022 (deadline 11 May 2022)

Please submit abstracts (300 words max.) for fifteen-minute papers to: enclosureconf@ell.ox.ac.uk by 11th May 2022. Speakers will be notified of decision by 31st May 2022. Limited funds are available for speaker travel expenses – please enquire using same email. It is now something of a commonplace that post-Fordist value production revolves increasingly around ‘intangible […] …

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