Call for Papers: ‘Things come together?: Literary archives from, in and for Africa’

SCOLMA Annual Conference Things come together?: Literary archives from, in and for Africa Monday 10 September 2018 University of Birmingham  CALL FOR PAPERS This conference will explore African literary archives, their creation, preservation, digitisation and use in research and teaching. African literature is multi-faceted and multi-lingual. Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart (1958) not only signalled… Continue reading Call for Papers: ‘Things come together?: Literary archives from, in and for Africa’

Second Call for Papers: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute Conference, June 2017

The John Rylands Research Institute invites proposals for its 2017 conference on modern literary archives. Reflecting the strengths of the Special Collections at the John Rylands Library, the conference will focus in particular on archives related to postwar poetry in English. ‘Archival Afterlives’ will provide a forum for academic researchers, postgraduate students, curators, archivists, as… Continue reading Second Call for Papers: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute Conference, June 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute Conference, June 2017

  The John Rylands Research Institute invites proposals for its 2017 conference on modern literary archives. Reflecting the strengths of the Special Collections at the John Rylands Library, the conference will focus in particular on archives related to postwar poetry in English. ‘Archival Afterlives’ will provide a forum for academic researchers, postgraduate students, curators, archivists,… Continue reading CALL FOR PAPERS: ‘Archival Afterlives’: Postwar Poetry in English, John Rylands Research Institute Conference, June 2017

Call for Participants: Institutions of Literature

The AHRC-funded ‘Institutions of Literature, 1700-1900’ research network is pleased to invite expressions of interest from scholars working on the histories and practices of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century institutions and from stakeholders and curators who work in surviving institutions originating from this period.  During 2017, the network will run workshops in Glasgow, London and York and… Continue reading Call for Participants: Institutions of Literature

Writers and their Libraries conference: 15-16 March 2013

The Institute of English Studies (University of London), in collaboration with the University of the Andes, Colombia and the University of Lisbon, is hosting an international conference on “Writers and their Libraries” in Senate House, London on 15 and 16 March 2013.  The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars working on the… Continue reading Writers and their Libraries conference: 15-16 March 2013

Manuscripts Still Matter

The second conference of the UK Literary Heritage Working Group will be held at the British Library on Monday 30th April 2012.  The UK Literary Heritage Working Group, which is chaired by Lord Howarth of Newport, was established in 2005 and campaigns for the implementation of tax incentives to benefit living writers wishing to deposit… Continue reading Manuscripts Still Matter

LitHouses conference: Old Places, Narrative Spaces: Combining Conservation and Creativity

The annual LitHouses conference, in association with the Freud Museum, will be held on 28 November 2011 at the Anna Freud Centre, Hampstead, London. For registration information see the LitHouses website. Schedule 09:30 Early Tour of the Freud Museum  10:00 The Anna Freud Centre - registration and coffee 10:30 Guest Speaker: Fiona Talbot, Head of Museums,… Continue reading LitHouses conference: Old Places, Narrative Spaces: Combining Conservation and Creativity