The work of the Centre is about literature and its relationships with geography, space, landscape, travel, architecture, and the environment.
Researching & Teaching the Ottocento
Dr Kate Mitchell will chair a Roundtable session she has co-organised on Researching and Teaching the Ottocento: Current Practices and Future Challenges at the AAIS (American Association for Italian Studies) annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, 20 to 22 April. She will also present a talk on the first wave of Italian women writers at the Modern Italian Studies seminar series at Columbia University, NYC, 18 April, and at the Huntington Library in Pasadena, California, 14 April.
The work of Vilém Flusser
Mike Anusas will speak on the work of Vilém Flusser at the International symposium 'Playing Against the Apparatus. Vilém Flusser’s Media and Culture Philosophy,' to be held at the Goethe-Institut Tschechien, Prague, 7-8 April 2017. He will also speak on 'Architecting Beyond the Object: Disrupting Boundaries of Form, Discipline and Place,' organised by the Department of Graphic Expression, Design and Projects at the University of Alicante, 11 April 2017.
Visit of Canadian author
Professor Faye Hammill will host the Canadian author Michael Winter at a reading at the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow, to be held at 5pm on 3 May.