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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ESCL Award – Excellence Award for Collaborative Research (deadline March 30, 2021)

The ESCL invites editors of academic volumes to present their application for the ESCL Excellence Award for Collaborative Research, to be awarded for an outstanding edited volume which makes an original contribution to the field of Comparative Literature.The award encourages collaborative comparative research, in recognition of the often undervalued creative work of editor(s).The Excellence Award …

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Online Conference: Dickens and Decadence, 2-3 September 2021 (Abstract deadline 30 April 2021)

This conference invites papers which seek to fill in our knowledge of both Dickens’ decadence and the decadents’ Dickens. In so doing, the conference aims to contribute to the fields of Dickens studies, of comparative world literature, and of nineteenth-century British literary history as well as the burgeoning field of decadence studies.

Online Workshop: Covid and the Woman Writer, IMLR, University of London, 30 April 2021

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Women’s WritingOnline Workshop, Friday, 30 April 2021 Covid and the Woman Writer The sudden change to human life as a result of the current pandemic has yet to be understood, and it will no doubt take years to comprehend its impact upon the human subject. Women in particular may …

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Online Workshop: Fictions of Retranslation: Retranslating Language and Style in Prose Fiction, University of Oxford, March 11 – 12, 2021

Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation (OCCT)  invites you to join us for a one-day virtual workshop on language and style in prose fiction retranslation. The workshop will be hosted online, on Teams, on 11-12 March 2021. If you would like to attend as an external participant, please contact anna.saroldi@ell.ox.ac.uk and rowan.anderson@ell.ox.ac.uk. Scholars such as Brisset, Deane-Cox and Susam-Sarajeva …

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Online Conference: The Experience of Loneliness in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, 29–30 June 2021 (deadline 1 April 2021)

University of Birmingham, UK, 29–30 June 2021 (deadline 1 April 2021)Keynote Speakers: Professor Helen Wilcox (Bangor University), Dr Jenni Hyde (Lancaster University)  John Worthington, Church of England clergyman and close associate of the Cambridge Platonists, complained of isolation from fellow scholars in his rectory at the small village of Ingoldsby, Lincolnshire, in the 1660s. Similarly, the …

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Comparative Literature Research Seminar Series, King’s College London, Spring 2021

You are warmly invited to Comparative Literature Research Seminars at Kings College London this spring term. All sessions take place on Wednesday afternoons at 4.30pm on MS Teams unless otherwise specified. All are welcome to join! The programme poster is here, with links to attend each seminar, or can be found in text format below: 27 January 2021 – Dr Rosa …

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Regeneration: Postgraduate Conference in Comparative Literature and Translation Studies, University of Glasgow, 14 May 2021 (deadline 10 March 2021)

Professor Matthew Reynolds, University of OxfordDr Mia Spiro, University of Glasgow As Spring 2021 approaches, there is hope that the season we associate with growth, re-emergence and new life will bring much-anticipated positive change. With vaccines expected to offer widespread medical protection and emotional relief, human life might return to something resembling ‘normality’. However, we …

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Women Writing China: Female Authors and Chinese Literature, University of Leeds, 5 February 2021

You are warmly invited to attend a seminar on Women Writing China: Female Authors and Chinese Literature, hosted by Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing and Sinoist Books.  The event will take place on 5th February 2021 at 13:00: register for your tickets here or by using the Eventbrite link below. Featuring Li Juan, an acclaimed Chinese essayist writing from the extreme …

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