Postgraduate Receptions

The Postgraduate Receptions are organised by the BCLA Postgraduate Representatives and are held twice a year in autumn and spring. Calls and posters of events are published in the News and Announcements.

The next BCLA Graduate Reception will be held on the 8th of June 2016, at University of Essex. Please see the programme for more information.

Previous Postgraduate Receptions were:

29 October 2015, the University College of London

19 March 2015, the University of Oxford

28 October 2014, the University of London

5 March 2014, the University of Leeds

22 October 2013, The Old Refectory, South Cloisters, University College London

‘Comparing by Being Overwhelmed. On Being inspired by Alberto Giacometti’ by Timothy Mathews, Professor of French and Comparative Criticism, Vice-Dean Research, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University College London

‘No Place Like Home: Exilic Implications in Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises and Camus’s The Fall ’ by Melanie Albright, University College London

As Death Lies Dying: Paralysis of Death in the Trobriands’ Myths and Ovid’s Metamorphoses ’ by Jeanne Hashemian, University College London

‘The “Outsider” and “The Independent, Mobile Republic”: Dialectics of Dissent in Virginia Woolf and Arundhati Roy’ by Urvashi Vashist, University College London

21 March 2013, Senate House, University of London

‘Some Reflections on Law and Literature’ by Assoc Prof Marco Wan, University of Hong Kong

‘A Moveable Feat: The Emergence of the Novel in Ethiopia, Siam and the Philippines’ by Michaela Unterbarnscheidt, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

‘ “Je suis au bout de l’anglais” (James Joyce): British Modernist Children’s Literature and its Translation into French’ by Aneesh Barai, Queen Mary, University of London

‘Considerations Toward a Critical Remapping of the Field of Migrant Literature through the Example of Arab Migrant Writing’ by Rasha Chatta, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London