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British Academy Literature Week 2015 - Other Worlds - 11-17 May 2015

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Published on Apr 13, 2015

In May 2015 the British Academy explores the fantastical and the magical with a week on fairy tales and folk tales, literary genres which transcend cultural, historical and national boundaries.

To find out more visit: http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/L...

Join authors, academics, writers, social commentators and cultural figures to explore some of the oldest genres in literature and to understand why, in a modern world, we are still so captivated by the chance to escape to ‘other worlds’...

Monday 11 May
The Bloody Chamber: Angela Carter and contemporary culture
Joint British Academy/British Library Sandwich Session
British Library, 1-1.30pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Into the Woods
Literature Week Launch Night
British Academy, 6-8pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Tuesday 12 May
The Golden Age of Retelling
Panel Discussion
British Academy, 6-7.30pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Wednesday 13 May
Worlds in Translation
Joint British Academy/British Library Sandwich Session
British Library, 1-1.30pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Pin Drop with Lionel Shriver
Pin Drop at the British Academy
British Academy, 6-7.30pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Thursday 14 May
Other Worlds... after dark
British Academy Late
British Academy, 6-9.30pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Friday 15 May
African Folklore and the Tales of Anansi
Joint British Academy/British Library Sandwich Session
British Library, 1-1.30pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Pan's Labyrinth
Film Screening
Vue Picadilly, London, 6-8.30pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Saturday 16 May
Shakespeare Untold: The Convict's Tale
Joint British Academy/Globe Education Performance
British Academy, 11am & 2pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Tales of London
Walking Tour
City of London, 2-5pm

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

Throughout the Week
Telling tales: the art of the illustrator
Exhibition
British Academy

https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

To find out more visit: https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/...

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