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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Lydia Davis: Writing, Reading and Translation, IMLR, University of London, 11 – 12 February, 2021

Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London invites you to a conference on Writing, Reading and Translation, featuring guest speaker Lydia Davis Date: 11 February 2021, 1.30pm – 12 February 2021, 5.45pm Venue: Online Schedule (all times in GMT): Guest speaker: Lydia Davis Keynote speakers: Emily Eells (University of Paris …

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Call for Applications: Three Lectureships in Comparative Literature, Utrecht University (Deadline 9 April 2021)

The Department of Languages, Literature, and Communication is seeking to appoint three lecturers in Comparative Literature. The positions are for a period of 1 year starting from the academic year 2021-2022. The lecturers will be involved in high-quality teaching in all related programmes (BA Literary Studies, Liberal Arts BA at University College Utrecht, MA Literature Today, and …

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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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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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