The history of literature in English is long and varied, having brought forth a nearly inexhaustible supply of memorable events – from the births and deaths of significant writers or the releases of their iconic works to revolutionary theatre performances or censorship lawsuits. This year, we want to mark some of these anniversaries and […]
With Twelfth Night and Epiphany now behind us, we will be taking the Literary Advent Calendar offline on 9 January. If you have not listened to last year’s spectacular readings yet, be sure to click on the little Santa before time runs out! ORIGINAL ENTRY: We are happy to host the […]
The 16th International Connotations Symposium (July 25 – 29, 2021) will look into questions of “Metagenre.” To this end, it will focus on works that, like the A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Good Soldier, reflect on the genre(s) to which they belong; this self-reflection may be either explicit or […]
We are happy to host the Literary Advent Calendar 2019 for the English department of Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen. This year’s motto is “Festive Foods” and each day you can listen to a delicious morsel of English literature read by staff and students. Just click on the Santa to the right and […]
At last year’s Dickens Symposium, the Dickens Society recorded a video interview with our editors Prof. Bauer and Prof. Zirker on the “Ambiguous Dickens.” You can watch online in the Dickens Society’s Youtube channel.
The symposium will be under the heading “Understanding (through) Annotations” and will take place in Tübingen later this summer. You can find the preliminary programme and more information at the symposium page.
This December, we are happy to host the literary Advent Calendar of Tübingen University’s English Department. This year’s topic is “Bah, Humbug! – A Celebration of the Playful and Nonsensical.” Go to our calendar page and open the doors to listen to our department’s members and students recite some of […]
Our colleagues from Dickens Quarterly (the official scholarly publication of the Dickens Society since 1970) are looking for a new editor to succeed David Paroissien. In their “Call for Expressions of Interest” they write: Suitable candidates for the editorship of Dickens Quarterly will have a distinguished record of scholarship in […]
The CfP deadline for the 2019 Connotations symposium (under the topic “Understanding (through) Annotations”) has just been extended to October 31, 2018. We particularly invite graduate participants to submit a proposal; there will be a prize (travel bursary) awarded to the best essay. So please share this to young researchers […]
It is with great sadness that the editors of Connotations have to inform you that Inge Leimberg, the founding editor of Connotations and honorary president of the Connotations Society, has passed away on 12 July.
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