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

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
http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Literature_Week_Sandwich_Sessions.cfm

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

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

Wednesday 13 May
Worlds in Translation
Joint British Academy/British Library Sandwich Session
British Library, 1-1.30pm
http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Literature_Week_Sandwich_Sessions.cfm

Pin Drop with Lionel Shriver
Pin Drop at the British Academy
British Academy, 6-7.30pm
http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/On_Tales.cfm

Thursday 14 May
Other Worlds... after dark
British Academy Late
British Academy, 6-9.30pm
http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Other_Worlds_After_Dark.cfm

Friday 15 May
African Folklore and the Tales of Anansi 
Joint British Academy/British Library Sandwich Session
British Library, 1-1.30pm
http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Literature_Week_Sandwich_Sessions.cfm

Pan's Labyrinth
Film Screening
Vue Picadilly, London, 6-8.30pm
http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Pans_Labyrinth.cfm

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/Shakespeare_Untold.cfm

Tales of London
Walking Tour
City of London, 2-5pm
http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Tales_of_London.cfm

Throughout the Week
Telling tales: the art of the illustrator 
Exhibition
British Academy
http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Telling_Tales.cfm

To find out more visit: http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Literature_Week_2015.cfm

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