Fannin, L. (2009, October). A Sense of place: the unique conjunction of past and present which resulted in Edinburgh cresting and winning the first Unesco City of Literature designation. Presented at 7th International Conference on the Book, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Scotland
A illustrious literary history is prized by Scotland’s Capital city, but just as important is the contemporary literary scene in which eminent, popular and scholarly authors r...
Gray, A. (2018, September). Cross Campus Shared Reading – Staff / Student Collaboration under Scrutiny. Paper presented at RAISE Conference 2018: Working better together: collaborations in student engagement, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
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Schwan, A. (2018, May). German Internees Writing the First World War: Identities, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade. Paper presented at International Conference on War and Imprisonment, New York, USA
Lyall, S. (2017, December). Seeking God by strange ways: Symbolism and the Irish Revival. Paper presented at EUROPEAN REVIVALS CONFERENCE V – CULTURAL MYTHOLOGIES AROUND 1900, Edinburgh, Scotland
This paper will argue that the Irish Revival of the late nineteenth, early twentieth century was first-and-foremost a Symbolist movement. Focusing on the writing, thought and ...
Bishop, D. (2017, September). The Love That Dare Not Solve Pre-Victorian Crimes. Paper presented at Criminal Heritage: Crime, Fiction, and History
In recent decades gay and lesbian detectives have emerged as a growing, overt presence in crime fiction. But queer sleuths remain hard to find in historical mystery fiction, e...
Lyall, S. (2016, August). Fiery Speech”: Vision and Violence in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse. Paper presented at ESSE 2016, National University of Ireland, Galway
This paper examines the work of two of the main protagonists behind the cultural and political revival of Ireland in the early twentieth century, W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pears...
Lyall, S. (2015, September). Scottish Studies, Democracy and the New Cosmopolitans. Paper presented at 11th ESSE Conference, Istanbul, Turkey
Alder, E. (2015, September). “Not same. Not different, either”: Ways of knowing and Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being. Paper presented at ASLE-UKI, Cambridge
Lyall, S. (2013, December). Translating Modernism: The Scottish Renaissance Movement and German-language Modernism. Paper presented at World-literatures, Discrepant Transnationalisms: Beyond Region and Nation?, Stuttgart, Germany
The Scottish Renaissance Movement of the 1920-30s was a response to what many literary artists of the period saw as Scotland’s provincialisation within the United Kingdom and ...
Schwan, A. (2013, September). Frederick William Robinson and the Literary Tradition of Low Life. Paper presented at Lesser Victorians: Beyond the Canon in Victorian Fiction, Trinity College Dublin
Alder, E. (2013, April). The first law of time travel: The Time Machine and thermodynamics. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, University of Cardiff
Critical analyses of H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) have attended closely to themes of biology, such as evolutionary degeneration, but those of physics have not been tr...
Schwan, A. (2012, June). 'Woman’s Wrongs’: gender, free love and the law in Susan Willis Fletcher’s "Twelve Months in an English Prison" (1884). Paper presented at Taking Liberties: Sex, Pleasure, Coercion (1748-1928), Newcastle University, UK
Schwan, A. (2012, April). Adultery, gender and the nation: the trial and Imprisonment of Florence Maybrick. Paper presented at Bodies of Evidence: Crime, Gender, and Representation, Newcastle University, UK
Lyall, S. (2011, October). Representations of Community in Twentieth-Century Scottish Fiction. Paper presented at Association for Scottish Literary Studies (ASLS), The roots and the fruits of contemporary Scotland: literature and society, Universite Jean Monnet Saint-Etienne
Lyall, S. (2011, October). Modernist Cosmopolitanation: Lewis Grassic Gibbon and James Joyce. Paper presented at Scottish Network of Modernist Studies (SNoMS), Scottish Modernisms: Relationships and Reconfigurations Symposium, Glasgow, Scotland