Swansea University - Conferences

Conferences

CREW sustains a rolling programme of conferences.

FORTHCOMING:

2017

12-14 May, Ex/changes: multi-disciplinarity, Wales Studies and beyond, the annual conference of the AWWE, organised in collaboration with the Learned Society for Wales. 

Call for Papers and further information from the AWWE website www.awwe.org 

 

PAST CONFERENCES and SYMPOSIA

2016

5 November, Crossing Borders, oen day conference on art and literature to accompany the exhibition 'Four Painters in Raymond Williams's Border Country' at MOMA Machynlleth, organised and curated by Dr Peter Wakelin

11 March, Beyond the Border Country, international one day symposium at Pandy village hall, organised by Professor Daniel Williams (CREW, Swansea)

20-22 July, International Conference on Welsh StudiesNorth American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH), organised by Professor Daniel Williams (CREW, Swansea University)

2015

27-29 March, ‘The Country and the City: Rural and Urban Wales the annual confernece of AWWE, organised by Dr Aiden Byrne and Professor Diana Wallace.

2014

3-5 September, Dylan Unchained: The Dylan Thomas Centenary Conference, organised by CREW, supported by the Research Institute of the Arts and Humanities, Swansea University.

 

2013

22-24 March, ‘Literary Topographies: Mapping Welsh writing in English’, the annual confernece of AWWE, co-organised by CREW (Kirsti Bohata) and Matthew Jarvis (Lampeter, Trinity St Davids)

 

2012

22 October, Long Revolutions in Wales and Japan Conference: Raymond Williams in Transit 3,

Organised by the Richard Burton Centre & CREW with the  Raymond Williams Kenkyu-kai (The Society for Raymond Williams Studies, Japan) JSPS/MEXT Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research.

 

22 June, Dillwyn Day: Science, Culture and Society, organised in collaboration with the Learned Society of Wales

A report on the CREW blog is available.

 

2010

Saturday, November 6th, 2010, at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea
R. S. Thomas. 10th Anniversary Conference
A one-day conference arranged by CREW (Centre for the Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales), Swansea University with the R.S. Thomas Centre, Bangor University

12-14 July Theorising Wales: Gender, Culture, Politics (co-organised with C-SCAP [Centre for Study of Culture and Politics] and GENCAS [Centre for Research into Gender, Culture and Society] in collaboration with the Richard Burton Centre, all within the School of Arts and Humanities, Swansea University).

2009

Lynette Roberts Conference
(organised in partnership with Oxford University) at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea, 31 October 2009.  A report on the conference is available on the CREW Blog.

Raymond Williams - Japan
A symposium report is available on the CREW Blog, here.

DRHA 2009: Dynamic Networks of Knowledge and Practice: Contexts, Crises, Futures (co-organised with Queens University Belfast, Digital Humanities Observatory at the Royal Irish Academy Dublin and in partnership with The National Library of Wales).  7-9 September, 2009, held at Queen's University, Belfast.  A conference report and pictures is available on the CREW blog.

Margiad Evans Centenary Conference
15th May 2009, at The National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

Spaces of Comparison: Welsh Writing in English in Comparative Contexts (Annual AWWE conference) 27-29 March, Gregynog Hall, Newtown

2008

Raymond Williams: Culture and Society @ 50
7 November at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea (with support from the Raymond Williams Society)

2007
Transatlantic Exchange: African Americans and the Celtic Nations 28-30 March. Swansea University and The Dylan Thomas Centre. (Substantial support from The Collegium for African American Research and Swansea University’s School of Arts).

2006
Audit of Research in Welsh Studies July 14th, Swansea University. (Funded by the British Academy)

2003
Border Writing Annual Welsh Writing in English Conference, Gregynog. March 21 – 23. 

2002
BWLET conference on Translating Literature into English September 7th. Swansea University. (Funded by the AHRB)

1999-2000
Nations and Relations University of Wales funded video conferences, featuring contributors from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Swansea University.

1999
The Short Story Annual Welsh Writing in English Conference, Gregynog. March 19 – 21.

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