Upcoming Events

  • OSL Course: Creative Writing ‘Poetics – A Practioner’s Guide’

    2 October, 2020 - 6 November, 2020

    Creative Writing Course ‘Poetics – A Practioner’s Guide’

    Skills course | Groningen/online, 2, 9, 16, 30 October and 6 November 2020 – Fridays 12:00-15:00, five sessions | Coordinator: Dr David Ashford (Groningen) | 5 EC | More information

    Open to: PhD candidates and RMA students; OSL members have first access.

  • OSL Seminar: Africa beyond “Africa”: Literary explorations

    6 October, 2020 - 24 November, 2020

    Online seminar | 6 October, 20 October, 27 October, 3 November, 17 November, 24 November 2020 (15:00 – 17:00) | 5 EC | More information

    Organization: Prof. Dr. Margriet van der Waal (m.c.van.der.waal@rug.nl) and Dr. Astrid Van Weyenberg (a.l.b.van.weyenberg@hum.leidenuniv.nl). For questions regarding content, please contact either Margriet or Astrid. For questions regarding practical matters, please contact the OSL office (osl@rug.nl).

    Open to: PhD candidates and RMA students; OSL members have first access. Interested MA students are welcome to participate, but are not able to receive official credits for the course.
    Format: Two-hour (online) seminar, active discussion and participation

  • OSL PhD Workshop: Generalizations, Hypotheses, Evidence in Literary Studies

    23 October, 2020

    Online workshop | Date: Friday 23 October 2020, 16:00-17:30 CEST time | Organizer: Roel Smeets (Radboud University) | Keynote: Prof. Andrew Piper (McGill University) | Credits: 1-2 EC | Open to: PhD, ReMA students and staff members | More information

    RMa students who are interested in taking this workshop can send an e-mail with their motivation to osl@rug.nl. Don’t forget to specify your master program, university and national research school.

    THE WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED, please send an e-mail with your name, university and research school to osl@rug.nl. We will put you on our waiting list.

  • OSL Workshop with David Alworth: Literature and the Social

    Groningen

    4 December, 2020

    Date: 4 December 2020 | Venue: Online | Open to: PhD candidates and RMA students, OSL members will have first access | Organisation: Jesse van Amelsvoort (University of Groningen) | Speaker: Prof. David Alworth (Harvard University) | Credits: 1 EC | More information

    Registration will open Fall 2020

  • OSL Schrijfcursus voor geesteswetenschappers: Framen, schrappen en herschrijven

    11 January, 2021 - 29 January, 2021

    Data: Januari 2021, vier bijeenkomsten (tbc) | Locatie: Universiteit Utrecht | Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Geert Buelens (Universiteit Utrecht) | 3 EC | Meer informatie

    Bestemd voor: Promovendi en RMa Studenten, OSL leden hebben voorrang bij inschrijving

    Registratie opent najaar 2020

  • Ravenstein Seminar 2021: Literature, Language and Belonging

    20 January, 2021 - 22 January, 2021

    Venue: Utrecht University | Dates: 20-22 January 2021 (the seminar will move online if necessary) | Credits:5-6 EC, or 2 for attendance only | Open to: PhD candidates and RMA students; OSL members have first access | More information

    Organizers: Jesse van Amelsvoort (Groningen), Dr. Birgit Kaiser (Utrecht), Dr. Aukje van Rooden (UvA), prof. dr. Margriet van der Waal (UvA/Groningen)

    Registration will open Fall 2020.

  • Book Presentation: Christel N. Temple, Black Cultural Mythology

    19 February, 2021

    Date: 19 February 2021 | Time: 16:00-17:30 (Amsterdam time) | Online event | Credits: 1 (attendance + short assignment; details to be announced) | More information

    Registration will open Fall 2020; more details will follow soon.

  • OSL Workshop: From Crisis to Critique: Languages of Resistance, Transformation, and Futurity in Mediterranean Crisis-Scapes

    Leiden

    4 March, 2021 - 5 March, 2021

    Date: 4-5 March 2021 | Venue: Leiden University (will move online if necessary) | Organizers: Prof. Dr. Maria Boletsi (Leiden/UvA), Dr. Liesbeth Minnaard (UvA) and Dr. Janna Houwen (Leiden) | Credits: 1-2 EC | Open to: PhD Candidates and RMa Students, OSL members will have first access | More information

    Registration will open Fall 2020

  • OSL Seminar: Contemporary Debates in Life Writing

    Amsterdam

    8 March, 2021 - 29 April, 2021

    Dates: March – April 2021 (tbc), five sessions | Venue: University of Amsterdam | Coordinator: Dr. Marleen Rensen (UvA) | Credits: 5 EC | Open to: RMA students and PhD candidates, OSL members will have first access | More information

    Registration will open Fall 2020

  • OSL Course: Computational Literary Studies

    Amsterdam

    5 April, 2021 - 24 May, 2021

    Dates: April – May 2021, five sessions (tbc) | Venue: University of Amsterdam | Credits: 3-6 ECs | Organiser: prof. Karina van Dalen-Oskam (UvA) | Open to: PhD Candidates and RMa Students, OSL members will have first access | More information

    Registration will open Fall 2020

  • OSL Workshop: How Not to Write a Novel

    Amsterdam

    21 May, 2021

    Date: 21 May 2021 | Venue: Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam | Organizer: Prof. Dr. Pablo Valdivia (Groningen) | Invited author: Jesús Carrasco | Credits: 1-2 EC | Open to: PhD candidates and RMA students; OSL members have first access | More information

    Registration will open Fall 2020