Triennial International Conference Series

The British Comparative Literature Association organises a triennial international conference series.  The next conference will be held at Queen’s University, Belfast, 15 – 17 September 2020, and the theme is Randomness.

The full call for papers and further details on the conference theme can be downloaded here:
BCLA Triennial Conference Randomness CfP.

Please submit  proposals for panels by 15 November 2019 and proposals for papers by 15 December 2019.

The keynote lectures and a selection of presented papers will be published in a special double issue of Comparative Critical Studies.

Keynote speakers

Professor Mads Rosendahl Thomsen
Aarhus University
“The Values of Imperfection”

Professor Kylie Crane
Potsdam University
“Decay, Ruin and Other (Un)becomings: Random Readings

Professor Peter Arnds
Trinity College Dublin
“The Lost Art of Happenstance: Randomness in Travel Literature”

Professor Maghiel van Crevel
Leiden University
“No One in Control?”



Image Credit: Andy Saxton, “Random Images”
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