From 2014 onwards, the annual general meetings of the British Comparative Literature Association will be combined with a colloquy. The Inaugural BCLA Annual General Meeting and Colloquy will be taking place at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) on 4 October 2014, Saturday. The schedule of events are as follows:
2:00 pm: BCLA Annual General Meeting,
3:30 pm: ‘New Bearings in the Teaching of Comparative Literature’: Seminar with Shane Weller (Kent), Keya Anjaria (SOAS) and Richard Hibbitt (Leeds),
4:45 pm: Refreshments,
5:15 pm: Celebration of the winners of the John Dryden Translation Prize and Arthur Terry Postgraduate Essay Prize,
5:45 pm: Reading by the acclaimed poet and translator Robin Robertson.
All members of the BCLA are encouraged to attend the Annual General Meeting. All events that will be taking place from 3:30 pm onwards are free and open to anyone interested and not only to BCLA members.
See the poster for details and contact the Secretary of the BCLA for registration.
The British Comparative Literature Association and the British Centre for Literary Translation (University of East Anglia) are pleased to announce their continued joint sponsorship of the John Dryden Translation Competition for 2014-2015. Prizes will be awarded for the best unpublished literary translations from any language into English. Literary translation includes poetry, prose, or drama from any period. First prize: £350; second prize: £200; third prize: £100; other entries may receive commendations. All three prizes also include one-year BCLA membership.
Closing date for receipt of entries for 2014-2015 is 16 February 2015.
See the winners of the John Dryden Translation Competition for 2013-2014.
For more information see the John Dryden Translation Competition.