Randomness 2020

British Comparative Literature Association Triennial Conference

Please note that the BCLA Conference due to to take place in 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19.
Further updates will appear on this webpage and in the BCLA newsletter in due course.

About the Conference

The conference theme is randomness: chance, luck, fate and the stochastic or aleatoric elements of literary production, transmission, translation and circulation. We expect to issue a call for papers soon.

The conference committee includes:

  • Kelsie Donnelly, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Prof David Johnston, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Prof Francesca Orsini, SOAS
  • Dr Nicola Thomas, Queen Mary University of London

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    Welcome to the website and blog for the British Comparative Literature Association Triennial Congress 2020, which will take place at Queen’s University, Belfast, 15-17 September 2020. Subscribe to this blog in order to recieve an email update when we issue the call for papers, provide updated information about travel and accommodation, and for other news… Read more

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In order to to attend or present at the conference, you must be a BCLA member. Fees start from £18/year for postgraduates, and members are entitled to apply for funding and bursaries.

Delegate Information

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Contact Us

To contact the conference organisers, please write to randomness2020bcla@gmail.com or send a message using the form below.

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