Big Announcement

GradCATS are proud to announce that our keynote speaker will be Jeremy Strong, Professor of Literature and Film at the University of West London.

Jeremy’s particular specialism is literary adaptation. He chairs the ‘Association of Adaptation Studies’ and serves on the editorial board of its journal ‘Adaptation’. Widely published on literature-on-screen, he has also written on topics as diverse as food, body-building, Jane Austen, and Rambo.

Jeremy was Head of Media at UWL between 2002 and 2007 before taking up the post of Head of Higher Education at Writtle College where he led the College’s successful bid to obtain Taught Degree Awarding Powers. In 2013 he returned to UWL to take up a Professorship.



There is also still time to get your abstracts in for the conference. Make sure you do this before the 10th April in order to be considered. To submit, go to the Call for Papers tab or email us at If you don’t get a response within a couple of weeks, please contact us to make sure we have received your submission.

We will be releasing information about our afternoon panel very shortly.