Calendar: Conference

3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures

The 3rd World Congress of Scottish Literatures is going to be held at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University, in Prague.  

International Conference “Things in Poems – Poems of Things”

The object-poem conference will explore the presence of things and the representation of objects in a broad manner, from the antiquity to contemporary poetry. Objects have been present in the oldest known poetry (e.g. Homer’s shield of Achilles). In modern times, the thing-poems appear in the works of post-symbolist, modernist and avantgarde poets. German critic […]

Beckett & Technology Conference

In April 1981, having devoted considerable time to resolving the technicalities that surrounded his TV play Quad, Samuel Beckett confessed to Ruby Cohn: “Not long back from Stuttgart. Unsatisfactory. Television is beyond me.” Frustrating as it may have been at times, technology held its fascination for Beckett and often became enmeshed with his work. It […]

The Crossroads III. A Stranger in the House – Foreigners in Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Societies of the Bronze Age

We are happy to announce the third international Crossroads conference – “The Crossroads III – A Stranger in the House. Foreigners in Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Societies of the Bronze Age”, which will be held at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Prague) between September 10 and 13, 2018. For more information about the programme, […]