Call for submissions: Women and Comedy 1890 – 1950, University of Cambridge, 17 – 18 September 2022 (deadline January 31, 2022)

Organised by the Elizabeth von Arnim Society, Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge, UKcontact email: women-comedy2022@elizabethvonarnimsociety.org Is it true that, according to a 2019 study, men are ‘officially funnier than women’? Recent scholarship of modernism has created increasing interest not only in previously undervalued women writers of the first half of the twentieth century, but in …

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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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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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