No. 39, May 2012 - Fachbereich Translations-, Sprach- und ...
The 2012 James Hogg Conference, jointly hosted by the James Hogg Society and the School of Critical Studies at the University of Glasgow 29 – 30 June 2012, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland Byron and Genre The 38th International Byron Society Conference 4 – 9 July 2012, The Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon The Corporeal and the Spiritual in the Works of Walter Scott Colloque Walter Scott, organisé par l'équipe D2I (VALE) et la SFEEc, à l'université Paris- Sorbonne. 5 – 6 July 2012, Sorbonne University, Paris, France International Conference on the Relationship between Literature and the Media in Small Nations 12 – 13 July 2012, Academi Hywel Teifi, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales 39th Annual Hume Society Conference 18 – 22 July 2012, University of Calgary, Canada Hume Society website Scotland in Europe University of Warsaw, Institute of English Studies 17 – 19 October 2012, Dom Architekta SARP, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland Conference email: firstname.lastname@example.org Conference website: www.scotlandineurope.angli.uw.edu.pl We would like to invite everybody interested and involved in Scotland, in the country's culture, history and politics, and in how it has been perceived and represented particularly in Central and Eastern Europe, to participate in the first conference on this subject ever to take place in Poland. We would also like to draw attention to the interdisciplinary nature of the conference and to create a forum for discussion and future cooperation between different European centres concerned with the following subjects: Scotland today: The position of Scotland in Europe - Devolution and its consequences for Europe - The country's ethnic make-up - Ethnic and cultural identity Scottish literature in Europe: The influence and reception of Scottish literature - Publishing policy and the translation of Scottish literature - Translation in Scottish literature - Representations of Scotland in European literature - Gendering Scottish literature Scotland's languages: The understanding of Scotland's multilingualism - Languages and regionalism - Language as a political issue - Language varieties and their reflection in translation - Language barriers in the translation of Scottish literature Plenary Speakers: Dr Margery Palmer McCulloch (Senior honorary research fellow in Scottish literature, University of Glasgow) Prof. Dr hab. Piotr Stalmaszczyk (University of ód)
"Freedom, Come All Ye ...” Société Française d'Etudes Ecossaises and the ASLS 18 – 20 October 2012, Universidade da Coruña, Spain Alasdair Gray International Conference Université Européenne de Bretagne & Université de Brest 15 – 17 November 2012, HCTI, EA 4249, Université de Brest, Brest, France First World Congress of Scottish Literatures 2–5 July 2014, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland World Congress website From 2–5 July 2014, the University of Glasgow is hosting the first World Congress of Scottish Literatures in the College of Arts, with the involvement of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies and other bodies. The conference will be organised under four main themes: Authors, Theorising Scottish literature, Gaelic, Mediaeval, Musical and Artistic Scotland and Scotland in global culture and context. Colleagues in the US, Europe, UK and Australia have already agreed to organise panels, and the congress steering group, together with a wider internationally based committee, are planning regular updates to interested colleagues. If you would like to be on our mailing list, please contact Rhona Brown. A Call for Papers will be issued in due course. The conference will be held in an exciting month in Glasgow, with the Commonwealth Games and the major Georgian Glasgow exhibition both taking place in July. We plan to work closely with our colleagues in the city and its galleries and museums to make this a truly exciting experience for our delegates. Panel discussion will include among other topics: Book History - Creative Writing - Diaspora - Eco-Criticism - Editing - Enlightenment - Gaelic - Gender - The global reception of Scottish literature and culture - Languages - Literature and Representation - Media (representations of) Scotland - Medicine - The Medieval period - Modernism - Nationalism - Post-Colonialism - Post-Modernism - Religion - Renaissance - Romanticism - Science - Scotland & Empire - Scotland in the World Wars - Theory - Translation Studies - Victorianism. Author Panels will include such figures as: William Dunbar - Robert Henryson - Robert Burns - Walter Scott (especially celebrating the bicentenary of the publication of Waverley) - Robert Louis Stevenson - Muriel Spark - Sorley Maclean - Edwin Morgan - Alasdair Gray. Further details and call for papers to be announced soon. Scottish Studies Newsletter 39, May 2012
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