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Jane Austen – Germaine de Staël Anniversary Keynote

Benjamin Colbert, Co-Director of CTTR, delivered the opening keynote address at the Chawton House Library conference, Reputations, Legacies, Futures: Jane Austen, Germaine de Staël and their Contemporaries, on Thursday, 13 July 2017.  Celebrating the bicentenary of the deaths of Austen … Continue reading

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TransLive, 30 June 2017

When? 30 June 2017, 2pm Where? Student Union. University of Wolverhampton ‘TransLive’ aspires to raise awareness and highlight the importance of  literary translation as a creative practice that can enhance intercultural awareness in the UK’s and the region’s linguistically diverse … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: 16 May 2017, Dr Yarmilla Daskalova on Poe and Baudelaire

Dr Yarmila Daskalova, University of Sts Cyril and Methodius, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, will be speaking on ‘New Dimensions in Conceptualizing Beauty and the Principle of Originality in the Works of Edgar Allan Poe and Charles Baudelaire’, Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 14.00 … Continue reading

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Research Seminar: Anglo-Saxonism in Migration Debates

Sita Balani (King’s College London) and Kathryn Maude (KCL/University of Swansea) will be speaking on ‘Narratives of Anglo-Saxonism in Contemporary Migration Debates’ on Thursday, 17 March 2016, at 2.00 p.m. in the LATTE room MC229. About the Speakers: Sita Balani is an activist … Continue reading

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Public Event: Novelists Catherine O’Flynn and James Hannah in conversation

Monday 14 March 2016, 6 – 7.30pm Wolverhampton Art Gallery – Georgian Room Novelists Catherine O’Flynn (Costa Book Award winner, Booker and Orange Prize nominee, Galaxy Book Award winner) and James Hannah (The A to Z of You and Me, shortlisted … Continue reading

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BCLA 2016 – Final Call for Papers – 30 April Deadline

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We’ve gathered an exciting group of international paper and panel proposals already, but places remain for more. We are pleased to announce, therefore, a third and final Call for Papers with a deadline of 30 April…

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BCLA2016 Extended Call for Papers and Panels

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Places remain for the XIVth Triennial Conference of the British Comparative Literature Association that will be held at the University of Wolverhampton, UK, from 12-15 July 2016. We are therefore pleased to announce a second call…

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World-Premiere Performance Planned for BCLA2016

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The BCLA2016  ‘Salvage’ Conference is proud to present a world-premiere performance telling the story of the legendary Norman outlaw Aedric Silvaticus Salvage. The tale will be told by student dancers and actors directed by Peter Cann.…

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Salvaging Cervantes

A thirty six-strong team of Spanish researchers comprising historians, archeologists and anthropologists may have located the remains of Miguel de Cervantes, author of Don Quijote and founder, among others, of the modern European novel, in a convent in Madrid where … Continue reading

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