Category Archives: Various

Institute of English Studies Petition

Dear SDAŠ members, Please consider signing the petition described below.   Dear All You may have heard about the proposed closure of the Institute of English Studies which is part of the School of Advanced Study at the University of … Continue reading

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ELOPE X – Autumn

Dear SDAŠ friends and members, ELOPE Volume X – Autumn (2013): Studies in the English Language and Literatures in Slovenia (Eds. Smiljana Komar and Uroš Mozetič) is now available online (http://www.sdas.edus.si/vol10-2.html). If you’re a SDAŠ member and haven’t received your … Continue reading

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ESSE Conference in Košice – Deadline Extension

The deadline for submitting abstracts of individual papers at seminar sessions and PhD students’ sessions and posters has been extended to 31 March 2014. Other extended deadlines: Confirmation of acceptance of abstracts by seminar convenors and PhD session convenors: 15 … Continue reading

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Language/Writing Tip 16

Don’t start two sentences in a row with the same word. An example: “Yet despite his frustrations, he never established his own institution, even though his reputation would have allowed him to do so. Yet since the 1990s, American education … Continue reading

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Language/Writing Tip 10

When mentioning time, note the difference between “only at” and “not until”: “I can meet you only at four” does not mean “I can’t meet you until four.” If you want to emphasize tardiness, use “not until”: 1) “He only … Continue reading

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Language/Writing Tip 3

“Express your most powerful thought in the shortest sentence” is pretty solid advice. The above quotation is taken from: Check it out. You will learn something. Or you might find the advice glib. But do consider it. The advantage of … Continue reading

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE OVERSEAS PERSPECTIVES AND ENQUIRIES: CALL FOR PAPERS

Darja Hribar, Professor of English and American Literature at the Faculty of Arts, University of Maribor, Slovenia, passed away in May this year. She was an accomplished scholar, a devoted teacher, an experienced literary translator, and, above all, a noble … Continue reading

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Redna letna skupščina SDAŠ

Spoštovani člani Slovenskega društva za angleške študije, Vljudno vas vabim, da se udeležite redne letne skupščine SDAŠ, ki bo v  petek 27. 9. 2013 ob 15.00 v sobi 302 na Filozofski fakulteti, Aškerčeva 2, Ljubljana. Dnevni red:   Sprejem dnevnega … Continue reading

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ESSE Bursaries for 2014

The rules for the ESSE Book Awards for 2014 (for books published in 2012 and 2013) have been issued: see the ESSE website for more information. The prizes will be awarded at the ESSE Conference in Kosice. Click here for … Continue reading

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Words and Music II 2014

In December, 2011, the first Words and Music conference was held in Maribor, Slovenia. Words and Music II will take place at the sunny Slovenian seaside. This conference will explore the relationship between words and music, and the place of … Continue reading

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