News and Events

Modern and Contemporary Literature Seminar

We organise a monthly seminar with guest speakers from the Netherlands and abroad. The meetings are announced in the 'Events' section on this page. For any further information, please contact Anna Poletti.

See also the Utrecht Forum for Memory Studies and Terra Critica for other activities initiated by scholars from our group.

News

6 June 2019
In June the book 'My Mother's Mother's Mother' will be published by Leiden University Press.
Stonewall Inn, a gay bar on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. A 1969 police raid here led to the Stonewall riots, one of the most important events in the history of LGBT rights.  Bron: Wikimedia/Rhododendrites
5 April 2019
He will be based in Utrecht as of 1 September 2019 and will work together with Ann Rigney’s ERC research group on the cultural memory of activism.
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27 February 2019
Five out of six ICON research groups scored ‘very good’ on research quality. The quality of the Gender Studies group was even rated ‘excellent’.
28 September 2018
In July 2018 a special issue of journal 'Memory Studies' has been published, edited by Prof Astrid Erll and Prof Ann Rigney.
10 September 2018
Kiene Brillenburg Wurth, Karí Driscoll and Jessica Pressman edited the volume 'Book Presence in a Digital Age'.
6 September 2018
Prof. dr. Kiene Brillenburg Wurth is guest editor of a special issue for the journal 'Comparative Literature', which launched on September 1.

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Lecture by Prof. Ann Rigney: 'Memories and Monuments'