Comparative Critical Studies vol. 18.1 is out!

The latest issue of Comparative Critical Studies, published by Edinburgh University Press on behalf of the British Comparative Literature Association, is now available online: https://www.euppublishing.com/toc/ccs/18/1 It features three articles, two of the winning entries from the 2020 BCLA/BCLT John Dryden Translation Competition, and seven reviews. Access to the journal is one of the benefits of membership! …

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BCLA Glyn Hambrook Postgraduate Research Award now open (deadline 31 July 2021)

You are invited to apply for the Glyn Hambrook Postgraduate Research Award 2021 intended to offer postgraduate students assistance in the present situation caused by COVID-19 and its repercussions. The award is worth £250.00, and this sum may be used for any costs incurred for the purpose of research activities. These may include registration fees …

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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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Conference: Pockets, Pouches and Secret Drawers, IMLR University of London, 2 – 4 December 2021 (Deadline 30 July 2021)

Lucy Locket lost her pocket,Kitty Fisher found it.Not a penny was there in itBut a ribbon round it. Keynote Speakers Jack Ashby (Dept of Zoology, Cambridge): ‘Marvelling at marsupials: pouches in nature’Carolyn Sargentson (Independent scholar & consultant, formerly Head of Research, V&A): ‘Furniture as theatre: performing secrecy, surveillance and subterfuge’Jenny Tiramani (The School of Historical Dress): ‘Gendered pockets: the …

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One-day Online Symposium: Lines of Inquiry: New Approaches to Poetry, University of York, 30 July 2021 (deadline 30 June)

This one-day symposium will showcase new scholarly approaches to twentieth- and twenty-first-century poetry.  At a time when poetry is more visible than ever in digital spaces and popular media, when it is produced and consumed by an increasingly diverse and connected global community, when distinctions between different modes of poem-making continue to blur, and when …

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Online Conference: Science Fiction: Activism and Resistance, 9 – 11 September, 2021 (deadline 30 June)

London Science Fiction Research Community (LSFRC) Keynote Speakers: Grace Dillon, Radha D’SouzaGuest Creators: Jeannette Ng, Rivers Solomon, Neon Yang contact email: lsfrcmail@gmail.com In an age when Me Too, Black Lives Matter, Decolonise the Curriculum, Refugees Welcome, and movements for global solidarity with oppressed populations have become part of mainstream discourse, it is vital to re-examine the …

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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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Online conference: Speculative Art And Spatial Justice, 16-17 April 2021 (Registration Deadline 14 April, 8PM)

The Moore Institute and NUI Galway would like to invite you to an online conference on Speculative Art and Spatial Justice on 16-17 April, 2021, organized by Ashley Cahillane and Maša Uzelac. Panels of 3-4 presentations will be followed by 30-45 minute discussions where all participants are invited to join. The workshop will also feature …

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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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