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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Graduate Symposium: World Literatures And the Culture of Texts, Stockholm University, 7 – 8 May 2020

World Literatures and the Culture of Texts 7-8 May 2020 Graduate Symposium at Stockholm University Download the call for papers in pdf here Call for papers “[…] a text in its being a text is a being in the world” (1) World Literature continues to raise “considerable perplexities” (2) and remains “notoriously difficult to define.” …

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Call for papers: “Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection Across Disciplines, University of Warwick, 18 – 20 June 2020

“Blood on the Leaves / And Blood at the Roots”: Reconsidering Forms of Enslavement and Subjection across Disciplines Download the call for papers here. 18th June 2020: Pre-conference panel on getting published & networking event for postgraduate students and early career researchers and practitioners Supported by the Institute for Advanced Studies (IAS) and the British Comparative Literature …

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Conference: Life-Writing in Translation, King’s College London, 27 May 2020

AHRI Centre for Life-Writing Research presents: Life-Writing in Translation Conference – King’s College London, 27 May 2020 Deadline for proposals: 23 December 2019 As a one-day conference, Life-Writing in Translation proposes to address such topics as: Stylistic approaches to translating life writing: using style to translate mind, foregrounding, ambiguous translation, belle infidèle, the implied translator Translating as re-writing: reconstructing the …

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Postponement of BCLA postgraduate conference

Statement from the organisers concerning the postponement of the BCLA Postgraduate Conference “Radical Retellings: Fairy Tales, Myth and Beyond”, St Edmund’s Hall, Oxford, 29 November 2019 Given the likelihood of industrial action later this month, we are deeply sorry to announce that the upcoming BCLA 2019 Postgraduate Conference will no longer take place on Friday …

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Call for Papers: Cultural Literacy Symposium, 14-15 May 2020: Research in the Arts, the Arts in Research

Below is the Call for Papers for a Symposium, under the auspices of Cultural Literacy in Europe, to be held at the University of Łódź, Poland on 14-15 May 2020. The title is Research in the Arts, the Arts in Research. The Symposium is particularly designed for Early-Career researchers and the focus is on discussion …

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The Cambridge Companion To World Literature

The Cambridge Companion to World LiteratureSeminar & Book LaunchQueen Mary University of London, 30 October 2019, 5-7pm Arts Two 3.20 and SCR You’re warmly invited to join us for the launch of The Cambridge Companion to World Literature to be introduced by Galin Tihanov, George Steiner Professor of Comparative Literature, Queen Mary. The launch will consist of …

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BCLA Triennial International Conference 2020

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. Full details, including for registration, travel and accommodation are available on the conference website. The full call for papers and further details on the …

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John Dryden Translation Competition Winners 2019

The British Comparative Literature Association organises a translation competition in memory of the first British poet laureate John Dryden (1631–1700), who was a literary critic, translator, and playwright as well as a poet. See the John Dryden Translation Competition page for terms and conditions of entry. Please note that the next deadline for entry is the deadline for …

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