If you have an interest in Comparative Criticism and Translation Studies, come along to our friendly discussion group on Monday of Week 2. It is convened by graduate students and early career academics working on literature and theory across national, linguistic, historical, and disciplinary boundaries. No preparation necessary! We have excellent events planned for the term: explore our website to learn more!
Events and CFPS
1.The Land of Stone Flowers is quite wonderful and by all accounts Jane Bugaeva (the translator) is an unusually gifted speaker. Do come, if at all possible, to Pushkin House (Bloomsbury) on 22 Jan to hear her speak about it: https://tinyurl.com/yateqwvj
Here is a link to Jane's evening at Pushkin House (22 Jan):
2. 65TH NATIONAL POSTGRADUATE COLLOQUIUM IN GERMAN STUDIES
CALL FOR PAPERS (closing date: 11 February 2019)
Venue: Institute of Modern Languages Research, University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU
The National Postgraduate Colloquium in German Studies is a biannual event organised in association with the Institute of Modern Languages Research (IMLR - formerly Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies) at the University of London. Launched in 1987, it provides an informal and friendly forum for graduate students in all areas of German Studies to present and discuss their current research.
Offers of papers from graduate students working on any aspect of German Studies, including all periods of literature, the arts, social sciences, history, and linguistics are invited for the 65th meeting, which will take place at the IMLR at the University of London Senate House. A general knowledge of German culture and language can be assumed, though not a specialised knowledge of individual topics. Presentations, no longer than thirty minutes in length, should be targeted to the occasion and make use of appropriate media. Papers may be given in English or German. Each paper is followed by a ten-minute period for questions and discussion.
If you would like to contribute a paper, please send an abstract of not more than 500 words to the organisers, c/o firstname.lastname@example.org. The abstract must include the following information as part of the same file (in either MS Word or pdf format):
Your name, postal address, email address, and contact telephone number
The name of the institution at which you are registered
The media required for your presentation (e.g. OHP, cd/cassette player;
slide projector, data projector/ laptop [PowerPoint], VHS player)
Abstracts should be sent by email to email@example.com. Offers of papers must be received by 11 February 2019.
More about the Colloquium
3.The Leeds Centre for World Literatures, Italian at Leeds, and CompLab@Leeds invite you to the public lecture ‘Literature, Language and Community’, given by Tim Parks.
Organised by the Centre for World Literatures, Italian at Leeds, and CompLab.
Thursday 7 February 2019, 5.15 pm
Conference Auditorium 2, University of Leeds
Free, but please book via Eventbrite to secure your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tim-parks-literature-language-and-community-public-lecture–tickets–54365308100