2018 Conference

Work is now underway for the Fourth Annual Edinburgh Undergraduate Literature Conference, 2018. The convenors expect that the 2018 edition of the Conference will take place during the University of Edinburgh’s Flexible Learning Week, between 19 and 23 February 2018. These dates are provisional, and the final dates, venue and programme will be announced once they are confirmed. The theme for the Conference, call for papers, submission deadline, keynote speaker and registration procedure will all be announced in due course as well.

The Charity McAdams Essay Prize is also expected to return for the 2018 Conference. All completed papers submitted to the Conference, as per the call for papers and submissions guidelines, will be considered for the Prize.

All updates regarding the Conference, including any of the above announcements, will be made on this web site. Please watch this space for future announcements. You may also join our mailing list via email (please contact conference@literature.hss.ed.ac.uk) or you can follow us on Twitter (@EdUGLitConf) or Facebook if you would like to be informed about any updates.

The following is a tentative timetable of events and updates for the Conference. Please note that these dates are provisional and may be subject to change. The tentative dates for the call for papers and submission deadline are to enable students to plan their work accordingly should they wish to submit to the Conference.

6 July 2017: Summer Training Workshop for prospective participants and peer reviewers
Late September: Announcement of the theme for the Conference and the call for papers
October/November: Training for peer reviewers and adjudicators for the Charity McAdams Essay Prize
First Week of December: Deadline for submissions
Early January 2018: Announcement of selected papers and abstracts, return of feedback, announcement of the Charity McAdams Prize short-list. Registrations for conference opens.
February: Conference date