Call for Papers: Literature and Aesthetics

Call for Papers: Literature and Aesthetics

Contestations: Literature & Aesthetics Regent’s University London 11 – 12 July 2018 Keynote speakers: Prof Peter Lamarque, University of York, UK Dr Jukka Mikkonen, University of Tampere, Finland   That literature is an art form is scarcely a matter of debate....
IES Winter Reads: A Midway Round-Up

IES Winter Reads: A Midway Round-Up

Over the winter months, the Institute of English Studies asked our staff and research fellows about their favourite winter reads. From the classic Dickens to a classic reinterpretation in the form of Margaret Atwood’s Hag-Seed, we’ve had a fantastic...
Call for Papers: Decadence, Magic(k), and the Occult

Call for Papers: Decadence, Magic(k), and the Occult

Decadence, Magic(k), and the Occult Goldsmiths, University of London, 19-20 July 2018  Keynote speaker: Professor Patricia Pulham (University of Surrey)   Nineteenth-century Decadence coincided with a resurgence of esotericism, alternative religions, and a belief in...
Call for Papers: Literature and ‘The Woman Question’

Call for Papers: Literature and ‘The Woman Question’

Literature and ‘The Woman Question’ A Mark Rutherford Society Symposium hosted by RIMAP at the University of Bedfordshire Saturday 23 June 2018   ‘The Woman Question’ – encompassing not only debates over women’s suffrage, but gender equality more widely, including...