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Tuesday 5 August 2014

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Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies: 5th Conference
Organised and sponsored by the Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Russian Academy of Linguistics...

Wednesday 3 September 2014

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Old and Middle English Studies: Texts and Sources
The study of Old and Middle English sources is critical for an understanding of early medieval language and literature in the British Isl...

Thursday 11 September 2014

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09:30 Anna Kavan: Historical Context, Influences and Legacy
A one-day symposium in association with Liverpool John Moores University Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History. Evening Ev...

Saturday 11 October 2014

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09:00 Dickens Day 2014: Dickens and Conviviality
Dickens Day, now in its 28th year, is looking at how conviviality features in Dickens’s life and work.  Dickens’s works...

Friday 24 October 2014

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Celebrating Chinua Achebe's Legacy: "Arrow of God" at 50
An international conference to commemorate Chinua Achebe’s work and influence, and to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the publicat...

Friday 31 October 2014

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09:00 100 Dubliners
2014 sees the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s first book of fiction, Dubliners. Joyce’s collection of stories was int...

Thursday 6 November 2014

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10:00 Forbidden Access: Censoring Books and Archives
‘Forbidden Access’ is a multidisciplinary conference exploring how published works and archival materials and the ideas conta...

Thursday 27 November 2014

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18:00 The Byron Society Lecture
Professor Sir Drummond Bone (Balliol College Oxford): 'Byron and the Romantic mundane'.  Chair: William St Clair (Institute of Engli...

Friday 28 November 2014

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The Marginalised Mainstream 2014: Disguise
In 2014, the Marginalised Mainstream conference will consider the varieties, motivations, and meanings of disguise. From secret identitie...

Sunday 18 January 2015

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09:30 International Symposium "Time and Place in T. S. Eliot and His Contemporaries." Promoted by Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation
Time and place have huge symbolic significance in Eliot’s work and that of his contemporaries. Space and time exist as symbolical, ...

Friday 17 April 2015

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09:30 Aestheticism and Decadence in the Age of Modernism: 1895 to 1945
This interdisciplinary conference intends to open discussions about the meaning and significance of Aestheticism and Decadence as these m...

Wednesday 17 June 2015

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09:30 The Power of the Word International Conference IV - Thresholds of Wonder: Poetry, Philosophy and Theology in Conversation
Proposals from established scholars and research students in the fields of literary studies, theology and philosophy are welcome. If you ...

Friday 10 July 2015

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09:30 Biennial London Chaucer Conference: Science, Magic and Technology
Papers are sought on all aspects of ‘Science, Magic and Technology’ in late medieval literature and culture and particularly ...