Department Symposia, Conferences and Seminars

International Symposia on Comparative Literature

    • Images of Egypt in Twentieth Century Literature in 1989

    • Encounters in Language and Literature in 1992

    • History in Literature in 1994

    • Language in Literature: Arabic and English and Perspectives in 1996

    • Translation in 1998

    • Modernism and Postmodernism: East and West in 2000

    • Trans/Inter-Cultural Communication in 2002

    • Power and the Role of the Intellectual in 2005

    • Egypt at the Crossroads: Literary and Linguistic Studies in 2008

    • The Marginalized in 2010

    • Creativity and Revolution 2012

    • Literature and Language of Resistance 2014

    • Voices of / from Africa 2016

    • Other International Conferences

      • Narrating the Arab Spring: New questions, new modes of resistance and activism, and new politics (in collaboration with Kent University), in February 2012

      • International Conference on the Cultural Politics of Translation, (in collaboration with Manchester University), in October 2015

    • Quarterly Linguistic Seminars

      1. First Quarterly Linguistic Seminar, 25th March 2015

      2. Second Quarterly Linguistic Seminar, 20th October 2015

      3. Third Quarterly Linguistic Seminar, 15th December 2015

      4. Fourth Quarterly Linguistic Seminar, 25th February 2016

      5. Fifth Quarterly Linguistic Seminar, 16th April 2016

      6. Sixth Quarterly Linguistic Seminar, to take place on 16th October 2016

      Academic Research Conference

      1. First Academic Research Conference (for 2013), 24th February 2015

      2. Second Academic Research Conference (for 2014), 12th May 2015

      3. Third Academic Research Conference (for 2015), 7th April 2016