A group of scholars in English Literature. Researchers in different periods, authors and those working with different theoretical approaches are all welcome. The aim of this group is to create a space for literary discussion through our blog. Please contact me if you will like to publish a blog post to share your latest research, publication, a call for papers, etc.
International Conference: Literary Translation: A World that Makes Women (In)visible
23 and 24 September 2021
Deadline for submission of proposals: 17 May 2021.
Queer Temporalities in Literature, Cinema and Video GamesDecember 2-4, 2021
This International Conference sees the study of time as being central to the understanding of identity configurations. Studying time as a producer and reproducer of identities can be approached as the unearthing of past events, the imagining of other futures, or as the…[Read more]
CALL FOR PAPERS (Sep-Dec 2022) Gothic Studies Special Issue N. 19 Ibero-American Gothic: Gothic productions in the Iberian Peninsula and in Latin America.
The Journal Abusões is pleased to announce a call for papers for issue 19, on the topic of “IberoAmerican Gothic: Gothic Productions in the Iberian Peninsula and in Latin America”. We invite i…[Read more]
Please find below the CFP for a special issue of ABEI Journal on the Irish poet Eavan Boland: https://www.abeibrasil.org/news/call-for-papers-abei-journal-232-special-issue-eavan-boland-in-her-many-images.html?lang=pt
“The Journal Abusões is pleased to announce a call for papers for issue 19, on the topic of “Ibero-American Gothic: Gothic Pro…[Read more]
Summer course in Narrative Studies (Online edition). PhD course, Aarhus University, 26-29 July 2021. Apply before: April 26. Please find more details in the poster attached.
My chapter from a recent book on Modernism:
Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, The Mind, A Room of One’s Own: An Epiphanic Moment in Virginia Woolf (2019). José Angel García Landa. “The Mind, A Room of One’s Own: An Epiphanic Moment in Virginia Woof.” In The Fictional Minds of Modernism: Narrative Cognition from Henry James to Christopher Isherwood. Ed. R…[Read more]
About films that are based on EnglLit books… well that’s a much bigger share than you would guess. But I mean mostly about films that are based on famous books or famous authors. I begin with this review or meditation on Ishiguro’s Never Let Me Go. The film, I mean: https://www.ibercampus.es/never-let-me-go-40873.htm
CfP: Edited Collection on Early Modern Dramatic Representations of the East
Deadline 15th April 2021
MEMOs is inviting researchers in the fields of early modern literary and cultural studies to submit abstracts for a new edited collection on the Representation of the East in Commercial Theatres and University Drama in the Early Modern Period,…[Read more]
‘Is it English Lit Tho?
6 April 15.30 BST
SRS online event
A conversation about the expanding boundaries of the study and teaching of pre-modern English literature, on the occasion of the publication of Sjoerd Level’s The Middle Dutch Brut: An Edition and Translation’. With Shamma Boyarin, Shazia Jagot, Shyama Rajendran and Sjoerd Levelt…[Read more]
This may include canonical works, of course, but, you know, some works tend to define this category more centrally. Take J.K. Rowling. Or perhaps Tolkien. Here’s a retropost on Tolkien fandom: Retropost, 2011: Siguiendo a Tolkien https://vanityfea.blogspot.com/2011/03/siguiendo-tolkien.html
Documentaries on EngLit. Well some of them are dramatized and shade into films, but you know. Documentaries not films. This one on Orwell is very watchable: George Orwell: A Life in Pictures. (1984 AUTHOR GEORGE ORWELL: A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT HIS LIFE AND LEGACY).” Video. YouTube (ArtNetworkTV) 22 Sept. 2019.*https://youtu.be/Yj1pMubWnio 2021
CfP: Women and Agency: Transnational Perspectives, c.1450-1790
Deadline for submission: 28th March 2021
Virtual Symposium, University of Oxford, 24-25 June 2021
This two-day interdisciplinary symposium invites scholars to examine early modernwomen’s agency from a transnational perspective. Conversations about women’s agency continue to ripp…[Read more]
The Call for Papers for issue number 17, to be published in March 2022, is now open. Please note that potential authors will subscribe to a personal ethical code and will submit their proposals following a new style sheet (author-date system) and a template. You will find this information in the section “…[Read more]
The politics of piracy in Renaissance England: the case of Thomas Tomkins
Online- via Zoom
22 March 2021, 5:15PM – 7:00PM
IHR Seminar Series: Tudor & Stuart History with Paul Hammer (University of Colorado Boulder). This work-in-progress paper explores the misfortunes of a gentleman privateer, Thomas Tomkins, who was branded as a pirate after…[Read more]
Well.. who knows….! There’s a plethora of texts and genres beyond prose fiction, poetry, and drama, beginning with the essay, but essays shade into criticism, philosophy, treatises on any number of subjects… Anyway, things which are of interest (to me?) but have a doubtful status as “literature” may go in this thread. I’ll begin with this…[Read more]
Nora Rodriguez-Loro started the topic CFP: Connections: A Journal of Language, Media and Culture in the discussion English Literature on Humanities Commons 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Connections: A Journal of Language, Media and Culture invites high-quality research submissions for their 2021 publication. Connections is committed to elevating and supporting graduate-level and early-career research from interdisciplinary subject areas. Our second issue will center on the theme of building bridges: maintaining connections fo…[Read more]
- Modern Ecopoetry. Reading the Palimpsest of the More-Than-Human World, edited by Leonor M. Martínez Serrano and Cristina M. Gámez-Fernández. Series Nature, Culture and Literature, Volume: 16. Leiden: Brill, 2021. https://brill.com/view/title/58840. For more information see the publication flyer attached and the following lin…
- “Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries: Contemporary British and American Literature”, hosted by the Department of English & German Studies (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona). This is an online event to be held from Wednesday 08 to Thursday 09 September 2021. Keynote speakers: Professor Jay Winter (Yale Unive…
Resurrección simbólica de Hamlet Shakespeare: https://thishugestage.blogspot.com/2021/03/resurreccion-simbolica-de-hamlet.html
Just found my bibliography on “Maria Edgeworth.” From A Bibliography of Literary Theory, Criticism and Philology. Online at Docsbay. 2018.* https://docsbay.net/a-bibliography-of-literary-theory-criticism-and-philology-s42
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