Translation and Reception: 21st-Century French Fiction in the UK

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:28 PM

FSLG event: Friday April 12th 2013 at the French Institute, South Kensington

Event organised by  the Society for French Studies and the French Studies Library Group, with the  collaboration of the Institut français This  event was a great success. It brought together some of the most important agents in the production  and reception of contemporary French fiction, in France and (primarily) in the  UK:  reviewers and critics, literary  agents, editors, translators, academics and librarians, to promote a better  understanding…

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21st Century Fiction from Spain seminar on Thursday 18 April 2013

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 2:26 PM

This  one-day seminar organised by ACLAIIR, the Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies and the Instituto Cervantes in London, was held on Thursday 18 April 2013 at the Instituto Cervantes. The programme included: * current trends in fiction in Spain today -   speakers: Peter Bush, Stuart Davis and Juan Angel Juaristo; *  trends in research in 21st-century fiction from Spain - speakers: Daniela Omlor, Jennifer    Rodríguez, Frank Lough; * collecting fictio…

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FSLG Annual Review 2012-2013

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:00 PM

The latest issue of the FSLG Annual Review, issue 9, covering 2012-2013, is now available and can be viewed here.

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GSLG - Call for contributions to the German Studies Library Group Newsletter

Added on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:01 PM

The editors of the German Studies Library Group Newsletter welcome offers of contributions for next year’s issue of the Newsletter, in English or in German. Short pieces or news items, or longer, more detailed articles, are published on topics concerning librarianship/information management, libraries, collections, and other areas which focus on German matters (in the UK and beyond) and on German-speaking countries as well. f you have a contribution in mind, or a news item or article to s…

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FSLG: The FSLG AGM and Study Day

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FSLG: The FSLG AGM and Study Day took place on Monday, 16th December 2013 in the Durning Lawrence Library

Programme details are available here. This year for the Study  Day part of the proceedings we  decided to have a look at the important  area of Francophone Studies. We had an excellent speaker in Professor Bill  Marshall, Director of the Institute of Modern Languages  Research  (IMLR),  who  talked to us on a topic related to Francophone film  (and  updated us on the relaunch of the IMLR).  We  then  adjourned for lunch, after whi…

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ACLAIIR's 21st Century Fiction from Latin America

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ACLAIIR's 21st Century Fiction from Latin America event took place on Wednesday 12 February 2014 at Senate House.

This was  one-day seminar which brought together a wide range of participants including academics, postgraduates, librarians, translators, authors and researchers to discuss current trends in  Latin American fiction, and find out about new research in the field.         Topics  included translating Latin American fiction, the contemporary Cuban novel,  digital media and new literary genres, and alternative literary formats such as  the graphic novel…

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