An adaptation is not vampiric: it does not draw the life-blood from its source and leave it dying or dead, nor is it paler than the adapted work. It may, on the contrary, keep that prior work alive, giving it an afterlife it would never have had otherwise.

Linda Hutcheon

Join us in April 2016 for a two-day conference of papers that will address the theory and practice of the adaptation and appropriation of literary texts in different formats and fora. Click on the Call for Papers for full information.

Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be emailed to Daniel Cook before 15th December 2015. We also welcome pre-fabricated panels of no more than three speakers, sponsored roundtables involving no more than five speakers, or alternative formats.

Competitive travel bursaries will be available for Postgraduates and Early Career scholars based in the UK or Ireland.

This conference is hosted by The Centre for Critical and Creative Cultures and the School of Humanities at the University of Dundee.