Invitation for proposals: Cultural History and Literary Imagination book series

New proposals are welcome for the book series Cultural History and Literary Imagination Series Editors: Christian J. Emden (Rice University) and David Midgley (University of Cambridge) This series promotes critical inquiry into the relationship between the literary imagination and its cultural, intellectual or political contexts. The series encourages the investigation of the role of the … Continue reading

Book launch: Fighting Words

Fighting Words: Fifteen Books that Shaped the Postcolonial World, edited by Dominic Davies, Erica Lombard and Benjamin Mountford, will be launched on Friday 20 October 2017 at 12.30 pm in the Radcliffe Humanities Building at the University of Oxford. The launch will include a discussion by an expert panel: Wale Adebanwi (Rhodes Professor of Race … Continue reading

Book launch: Biological Discourses

Robert Craig and Ina Linge’s edited collection Biological Discourses will be launched on Friday 6 October 2017 at St John’s College, Cambridge in the Wilberforce Room at 5pm. Please RSVP or

InHabit launched @TORCHOxford

InHabit: People, Places and Possessions, edited by Antony Buxton, Linda Hulin and Jane Anderson, was launched on 3 May 2017 at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities  (TORCH). It was featured as part of the Centre’s fortnightly book discussion ‘Book at Lunchtime’. The event was chaired by Elleke Boehmer, Director of TORCH and Professor of World … Continue reading

New book series: Global Literary Modernisms

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the launch of the new book series:   Global Literary Modernisms   Series Editors: Professor Gregory Castle, Arizona State University Professor Alex Davis, University College Cork Professor Lee Jenkins, University College Cork   The Global Literary Modernisms series provides a platform for literary scholarship on modernism across genres … Continue reading

Book launch for Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Occupying Space in Medieval and Early Modern Britain and Ireland, edited by Dr Gregory Hulsman and Dr Caoimhe Whelan, will be launched as part of the Fields of Conflict conference taking place at Trinity College Dublin from 22 to 25 September. Please click here for more details about the conference.

New book series: Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Latin American Literary and Cultural Studies Series Editor: João Cezar de Castro Rocha, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro   Andreas Huyssen´s groundbreaking book After the Great Divide refers to the seemingly insurmountable distance between ‘high art’ and ‘mass culture’. … Continue reading

France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives reviewed in the Irish Times

France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives, edited by Una Hunt and Mary Pierse, was reviewed by Professor Harry White in the Irish Times on Friday 22 January. Click here to read the review.   The rich association between Ireland and France is embodied in music, art and creative writing from both countries and this collection … Continue reading

Mick Imlah: Selected Prose chosen by Andrew Motion as TLS Book of the Year

Andrew Motion has chosen Mick Imlah: Selected Prose, edited by André Naffis-Sahely and Robert Selby, as one of his 2015 Books of the Year in the 27 November issue of the Times Literary Supplement. He writes that the pieces gathered in the book describe “a marvellously alert mind, in which high seriousness and good humour … Continue reading

Book launch: France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives

On Tuesday 27 October, the launch of France and Ireland: Notes and Narratives, edited by Dr Una Hunt and Dr Mary Pierse, took place at IT Tallaght in Dublin. The event was hosted by the National Centre for Franco-Irish Studies and also included a roundtable on France, Ireland and journalism featuring Joe Carroll and Grace Neville. … Continue reading

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