German Jewish Perspectives on Home and Belonging – Sasha Salzmann and Max Czollek

When Covid-19 forced the postponement of the international conference '"From ‘Where are you from?" to "Where shall we go together?" Re-imagining Home and Belonging in 21st-Century Women’s Writing' to the autumn, the organisers determined to mark the original dates (4-5 June 2020) with a blog post engaging with some of the key questions motivating the event from the perspective of contemporary German Jewish literature and culture by showcasing a short reading by Sasha Salzmann and an interview with Max Czollek.

A New ‘Feminist’ Novel? Popular Narratives and the Pleasures of Reading

This CCWW conference was due to be held on 28 and 29 May 2020. Due to COVID-19 the conference had to be postponed to a later date. However we are delighted to bring you here short pieces from some of the speakers who were due to present their papers. This is a preview of the conference to come.

Where are all the Women?

Barbara Spicer reports on the ‘Translating women’ conference held at the IMLR on 31 October – 1 November 2019

‘Encounters’: Katja Petrowskaja and Shelley Frisch – A Meeting of Minds

Margaret May reviews this fascinating ‘Encounters’ evening which took place on 30 May 2019 as part of the conference ‘Across Languages: Translingualism in Contemporary Women’s Writing’

Women in Transition – Crossing Borders, Crossing Boundaries

Deirdre Byrnes (NUI Galway/IMLR) reports on Day One (Panels 1, 2 & 3), and Rosa Churcher Clarke (Lisbon) provides an overview, of this three day conference held on 20-22 September 2018

A New Language – A New Life? Translingual Literature by Contemporary Women Writers

Margaret May and Godela Weiss-Sussex report on this symposium held at the IMLR on 1 March 2018

From Conference to Publication

Women’s Ageing in Contemporary Women’s Writing, a One-Day Cross-Cultural Conference, 26 September 2015, King’s College London, leading to a special issue of the Journal of Romance Studies (JRS), Vol. 17.3, Winter 2017