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SCOLMA Conference on African literary archives

The conference of SCOLMA (the UK Libraries and Archives Group on Africa) will be held at the University of Birmingham, UK, on Monday 10 September 2018, with the subject of African literary...

Colour photograph of the monument to the reunification of Cameroon

SLA in Yaoundé, November 2018

The work of SLA on literary archives in Cameroon & Namibia will be presented during a varied and interesting session at the annual ICA conference on Tuesday 26 November 2018 in Yaoundé,...

Front cover of The Future of Literary Archives

The Future of Literary Archives - now published!

The long-awaited collection of essays reflecting the work of the Diasporic Literary Archives Network has now been published. Entitled The Future of Literary Archives (edited by David C....

ICARUS and EURBICA conference programme 2018

ICARUS and EURBICA joint conference, Trogir, Croatia

ICARUS Hrvatska, together with the ICARUS4all community (the International Centre for Archival Research), EURBICA (the European Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives), the State...


Literary Archives in Cameroon

A two-day workshop on literary archives in Cameroon was held in Yaoundé on 13–14 February 2018, jointly organised by the Diasporic Literary Archives Network, the ICA Section for Archives of...

Fachada del Centro Federico García Lorca en Granada

La memoria de García Lorca regresa por fin a Granada

Tras dos años de tensiones y retrasos, los manuscritos, pinturas, fotografías y cartas de Federico García Lorca comienzan su viaje desde Madrid a Granada. Aunque el traslado real del legado del...

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SLA in Mexico City, November 2017

It has been confirmed that SLA will be presenting a session on Caribbean literary archives as part of this year’s ICA Annual Conference, to be held in Mexico City, 27-29 November 2017.

Cover of Comma

Special SLA issue of Comma in 2018

I am delighted to inform SLA members that the editor of Comma magazine has confirmed that there will be a special literary archives issue of Comma, scheduled for the second half of 2018.