Here is our schedule so far! Feel free to drop us a line at transatlantic.women@gmail.com or @atlantlitwomen if you have any question about these events. Don’t forget that they are all free and open to the public.

 

Upcoming events

A talk by Dr Rachael Alexander (University of Strathclyde). Refreshments will be available from 5pm.

Speakers include: Professor Melanie Dawson (William and Mary College, USA) and Professor Gary Totten (University of Nevada, Las Vegas). The event is free, but ticketed, so don’t forget to register!

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Our past events

  • Monday 16 January Launch Night – 5.15-7: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

The launch will include a talk, wine reception and free copies of the first book club choice, Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country. All events are free and everyone is welcome.

1st Book club session: Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton Writing competition deadline

Talks on H.D., Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, Djuna Barnes

Speakers:
Elizabeth Anderson (University of Stirling)
Alex Goody (Oxford Brookes University)
Bryony Randall (University of Glasgow)
Virginia Ricard (University of Bordeaux-Montaigne)

2nd Book club session: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

In collaboration with the Scottish Writers’ Centre and hosted by author and poet Carolyn Jess-Cooke. You will have an opportunity to perform your submissions on the theme ‘Transatlantic Literary Women’. You can find our call for submissions on our Creative Writing page.

  • Tuesday 14 March, ‘Angela Carter’s Female America: Apocalyptic and Artificial’, 5.15 – 7: rooms 202 and 203, 4 University Gardens

A talk by Dr. Heidi Yeandle (Swansea University)

  • Monday 20th March: Third Book Club Session: 5.15 – 7pm, Room 203, 4 University Gardens

We will be discussing Nella Larsen’s Passing.

  • Saturday 22nd April: Transatlantic Women in the Trenches: 2-5pm, Pollock Park, Glasgow G43

A walk through the Digging In trenches in Pollock Park, with a talk on women and war and discussions. Visit this page for information on how to find the trenches.

  • Wednesday 26th April: Fourth Book Club Session: 5.15 – 7pm, Room 203, 4 University Gardens

We will be discussing Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos.