News & Events


December 31   Deadline for proposals for Twelfth International Conference on the Literature of Region and Nation (University of Aberdeen, 30 July - 2 August 2008). Download flyer.
November 16   Deadline for proposals for Seventh Annual Crosscurrents conference (University of Strathclyde, 18-20 April 2008). Download flyer.
October 1   Deadline for proposals for Fifth Biennial Robert Louis Stevenson Conference (University of Bergamo, 30 June - 3 July 2008). The conference theme is 'European Stevenson'.
September 1   Deadline for proposals for IJSL 4, 'Caribbean-Scottish Passages'. See Call for Papers.
June 1   Deadline for proposals for Fourth Irish-Scottish Academic Initiative Conference: 'Unions: Past-Present-Future' (University of Aberdeen, September 7-9 2007). Download CFP.
June 1   Deadline for proposals for IJSL 3, 'Theory and Scottish Literature'. See Call for Papers.
May 25-27   ASLS Annual Conference: Debatable Lands (Crichton Campus, University of Glasgow)
April 30   Deadline for proposals for 'Robert Burns in European Culture' Conference (Charles University, Prague, March 6-8 2009). Propose papers to Prof Murray Pittock.
February 20   The current issue (#7) of Mad Hatter's Review includes a special section entitled Viva Caledonia ('a multi-media showcase, celebrating the cutting edge of Scottish creative talent'), featuring new and unpublished work from Alasdair Gray, W.N. Herbert, Anne Donovan, Robert Crawford, Janice Galloway, Robert Alan Jamieson, and many others. The editor of the Viva Caledonia feature, Peter Robertson, also conducts a wide-ranging interview with Calum Colvin, accompanied by images from Colvin's work. Well worth a visit.
January 17  

Publication of Intime Weitin: 25 schottische Gedichte, an anthology of recent Scottish poetry in German, announced by Folio Verlag, Vienna. Iain Galbraith has translated twenty-five Scottish poems by John Burnside, Carol Ann Duffy, Douglas Dunn, Kathleen Jamie, Edwin Morgan, and others.

December 27-30   Modern Language Association Annual Conference (Philadelphia, PA). Click here for a range of Scottish literature-related events.
December 9   Conference: 'Language in Modern Scottish Fiction', A.K. Bell Memorial Library, Perth. See flyer.
December 2   Inaugural Lecture, Prof Alan Riach (Chair in Scottish Literature, University of Glasgow): ‘Once Upon a Time in the West of Scotland: Edwin Morgan, Modernity and Myth’. See flyer.
November 30   Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature (Brown, Clancy, Manning, Pittock, eds) launch, RSE.
October 31   New Scots Language Centre website launched

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