BCLA Postgraduate Bursary Awards Now Open (Deadline 30 November 2020)

Download the BCLA Postgraduate Bursary Application Form The British Comparative Literature Association is pleased to announce its scheme of postgraduate bursaries, 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 up to a maximum of £250 per student.  There are two …

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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 Prizes will be awarded for the best unpublished literary translations from any language into English, subject to finding a reader (entrance …

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Conference: “Entangled Im/Mobilities: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences”. University of Vienna, 18 – 20 March 2021

The Research Platform Mobile Cultures and Societies at the University of Vienna is pleased to announce that the deadline for submitting proposals for its conference “Entangled Im/Mobilities: Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences” has been extended and is now 31 October 2020.  The conference will take place on 18–20 March 2021, hopefully with physical presence in Vienna, …

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New Research Centre for Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London

Located in the Department of English and Creative Writing and constituted with the Department of Theatre and Performance, the Centre for Comparative Literature is directed by Professor Lucia Boldrini, with Professor Clare Finburgh-Delijani and Professor Marie-Claude Canova-Green as Deputy Directors. Building on an established tradition of teaching and researching literary, visual, cultural and performance texts …

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IMLR/Convocation: Seminars in World Literature and Translation: Beyond the Monolingual

Recent years have seen the emergence of ‘world literature’ both within, alongside, and sometimes as an alternative to, Comparative Literature, with new programmes appearing across universities in the UK. In a context where languages departments increasingly struggle to recruit students to their programmes, courses in world literature and translation have allowed the discipline to maintain and even …

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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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UPDATE: POSTPONEMENT OF CONFERENCE “RECONSIDERING FORMS OF ENSLAVEMENT AND SUBJECTION ACROSS DISCIPLINES”: UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, 19 – 20 JUNE 2020

Please note that, due to the present circumstances which need no explanation from us, that the conference at the University of Warwick below, originally scheduled for 18th – 20th June, has been postponed for the time being, to be rescheduled at a suitable date in 2021. it has not been cancelled, and those interested are …

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UPDATE: CANCELLATION OF SUMMER SCHOOL IN COMPARATIVE LITERATURE, UNIVERSITY OF KENT, 29 JUNE – 1 JULY 2020

It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of the event below. COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES, AND PERSPECTIVES SUMMER SCHOOL, 29 JUNE – 1 JULY 2020 CENTRE FOR MODERN EUROPEAN LITERATURE, UNIVERSITY OF KENT Overview Funded by the Consortium for the Humanities in South-East England (CHASE) and the British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), this summer school …

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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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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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