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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Call for Contributions to the British Comparative Literature Association Web Archive, “Culture and Quarantine”

As the latest iteration of the coronavirus continues to impact our lives and careers, with no definitive conclusion in sight, the British Comparative Literature Association would like to invite its members, followers of the BCLA website, and specialists in Comparative Literature and Translation, whether lecturers, early career researchers or postgraduates, to contribute reflections of no …

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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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John Dryden Translation Competition Winners 2019

The British Comparative Literature Association organises a translation competition in memory of the first British poet laureate John Dryden (1631–1700), who was a literary critic, translator, and playwright as well as a poet. See the John Dryden Translation Competition page for terms and conditions of entry. Please note that the next deadline for entry is the deadline for …

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Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize Winners

The British Comparative Literature Association offers an annual prize for an essay written in English on any aspect of comparative literature in memory of Arthur Terry (1927–2004), who served as President of the BCLA for many years. See the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize for conditions for entry. Winner of the Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize for 2021: …

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