21st Century Fiction from Latin America
Wednesday 12 February 2014
Join us for a one-day seminar to discuss current trends in Latin American fiction, and find out about new research in the field. Topics include translating Latin American fiction, the contemporary Cuban novel, digital media and new literary genres, and alternative literary formats such as the graphic novel. There will also be discussions on collecting fiction from Latin America in UK libraries, and the landscape of the UK market for Latin American fiction. The full programme and booking form are available below.
ACLAIIR AGM and Annual Seminar 2013
Ruth Dale (University of Nottingham) ‘Issues surrounding e-book acquisition’.
Richard Gibby (British Library), ‘Access to e-Books in UK deposit libraries’.
Joint ACLAIIR-IGRS-IC seminar
Thursday 18th April 2013
21st Century Fiction from Spain
The programme for this exciting event has now been confirmed. A one-day seminar organised by ACLAIIR, the Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies, and the Instituto Cervantes in London. Join us for an overview of recent trends in Spanish fiction, and find out about current research in the field. There will also be discussions on collecting fiction from Spain in UK libraries, and the landscape of the UK market for Spanish fiction.
ACLAIIR Seminar & AGM 2012
The 2012 AGM was held in Oxford on Friday 29th June 2012. We were very pleased to welcome the following speakers who took part in our seminar, Digital Resources in Hispanic Studies.
Stephen Parkinson (Oxford University) – The Oxford Cantigas de Santa Maria Database.
Joan Ramon Veny, Jordi Malé (Universitat de Lleida) – Corpus literari digital (en español)
Sonia Morcillo, Alison Sinclair (Cambridge University) – Wrongdoing in Spain, 1800-1936
Many thanks to all those who attended a very successful day.
Jornadas ACLAIIR/REDIAL : ACLAIIR AGM and Seminar 2011
The 2011 meeting of the Hispanic Studies library group, ACLAIIR, was a joint event with the continental European association REDIAL (Red Europea de Información y Documentación sobre América Latina). It was held at the British Library at St Pancras and also at the Institute for the Study of the Americas in London on Monday and Tuesday 20-21 June.
The first day included presentations of research projects on Latin America by leading UK academics and also introductions to two major commercial projects of interest to Latin Americanists. The full programme is available here. Information on the academic speakers’ profiles and research projects can be found below.
Claire Taylor (University of Liverpool)
Matthew Brown (University of Bristol)
Aquiles Alencar Brayner (British Library)
Stephen Hart (University College London)
Erica Segre (University of Cambridge)