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.
The CfP for the 15th International Connotations Symposium is now online and interested in “Understanding (though) Annotation” of literary texts.
The start of 2018 sees Connotations taking another step towards further improving user friendliness and adapting to the best practice of digital research publications. Over the course of the next weeks we will add DOIs to all our articles (back issues included) for easier citation and better visibility. We apologize […]
This week, the 2017 Nobel Laureate in Literaure was awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro, author of the already modern classics The Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go. Sara Danius, the Swedish Academy’s permanent secretary said that “If you mix Jane Austen and Franz Kafka then you have Kazuo […]
Since Connotations began its work 26 years ago, it was clear from the start that the journal should and could not exist on the printed page alone. All articles were stored electronically alongside the printed version – in the 1990s this meant floppy disks, but as soon as the internet […]
Our recently published debate on John Donne’s The Second Anniversarie with original articles by Ryan Netzley, Sarah Powrie and Michael Ursell was awarded the Donne Society’s Distinguished Publication Award 2015. We congratulate the three authors! The award was presented at the 32nd Annual John Donne Conference, 16 – 18 February, […]