December 3rd 2020 At Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Limerick 11th International George Moore One-Day Conference George Moore at Home: with Women, Writers, Dramatists, Artists, in France and Ireland, in Salon and at Newgrange.

This one-day event includes a performance of a comedic piece, ‘A Question of Style’, penned by playwright Conor Montague and directed by David Clare (MIC). Set in Coole Park, the play is based on the ill-fated collaboration between Moore and Yeats to create a dramatic... read more

9 octobre 2020 Guerre et nature : traces, interactions et reconfigurations dans les littératures anglophones des XIXe, XXe et XXIe siècles Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3

    Une journée d’étude prévue le 9 octobre 2020 servira de point de départ à une réflexion sur les relations entre guerre et nature dans les littératures anglophones depuis le dix-neuvième siècle. Les champs des War Studies, de l’écocritique et du... read more

15-16 October 2020 ‘State of crisis, state in crisis: British democracy in a time of change and challenges (1997-2020)’ International Conference, Paris, France, Maison de la recherche (salle Athéna), Université Sorbonne Nouvelle

  4, rue des Irlandais, 75005 Paris Deadline for proposals: 4 May 2020   This conference aims at studying the current state of Britain’s democracy in order to assess the challenges and changes it has faced over the last two decades marked by crises. Media... read more

20 novembre 2020 Émotions, stratégies politiques et participation citoyenne dans les sociétés européennes et américaines contemporaines/* Journée d’étude – Centre TIL EA 4182, Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté

Cette journée d’étude propose une réflexion sur le rôle des émotions en politique telles que définies notamment par George E. Marcus dont les travaux, loin de valider l’opposition classique entre l’émotionnel et le rationnel, tendent à réhabiliter les émotions en tant... read more

June 2nd, 3rd and 4th 2021 Russian poetry and American poetry: crossings and circulations (end of 19th century to present times) International Conference University of Toulouse-Jean Jaurès, France,

        On the base of the monument to Walt Whitman in Moscow, one can read the following words, from a letter by the American poet “You Russians and we Americans!… So far apart from each other, so seemingly different, and yet in ways that... read more

9 octobre 2020 Traduire la couleur noire : nommer l’identité africaine-américaine en anglais et en français Julie Loison-Charles (maîtresse de conférences en traduction et linguistique) & Nicolas Martin-Breteau (maître de conférences en civilisation des États-Unis) Journée d’étude, CECILLE-Université de Lille

    Argumentaire scientifique   « So we are all black people, so-called Negroes, second-class citizens, ex-slaves. » Malcolm X, « Message to the Grassroots » (1963).   L’histoire des descendants d’Africains en Amérique du nord peut se lire comme une lutte pour le... read more

15-18 July 2020, Aix-en-Provence, France Special Interest Group : Prosodic and phonetic features of speaking styles at the PALA conference 2020 (Poetics and Linguistics Association),

  Coordinator of the SIG: Sophie Herment, Aix Marseille Univ, Laboratoire Parole et Langage Call for Papers  The PALA 2020 conference (https://pala.sciencesconf.org/) invites special interest groups (SIGs) this year, among which a session on prosodic and phonetic... read more

June 11-12, 2020 “Courts-circuits et visions disjonctées : oeuvre et réseaux de Claude Pélieu/ Short-circuits and Fused Visions: The Works and Networks of Claude Pélieu” University of Chicago Center Paris,

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS Born in 1934 in the village of Beauchamp, near Pontoise (France), Claude Pélieu was an influential figure in a number of contemporary transatlantic artistic and literary scenes from the 1960s until his death in 2002, yet he... read more

15-16 May 2020 The Politics of Old Age: Old People and Ageing in British and European History (Middle Ages to the Present) Conference of the German Association for British Studies (Arbeitskreis Großbritannien­forschung, AGF) in cooperation with the German Historical Institute London and Sorbonne Université Lettres, at the Centre for British Studies, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin,

Conveners Prof. Frédérique Lachaud (Sorbonne Université Lettres) Dr. Wencke Meteling (Universität Marburg/AGF) Dr. Jenny Pleinen (GHI London) The connection between old age and civil society raises complex debates. In most Western societies ageing has become a major... read more

27 March 2020 Diplomatic departures: negotiating Britain’s international outreach in the contemporary world Université Picardie Jules Verne La Citadelle 10 rue des Français libres 80 000 Amiens

          In recent years, the expansion of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office network into new countries has generated increasing interest in the role of the places and spaces where diplomacy is made,[1] in the international outreach of the United... read more