[Msa-discuss] Announcing the 2010 WVU Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studie s with Rebecca Walkowitz

Lisa Weihman lisaweihman at juno.com
Thu Mar 25 14:15:51 EDT 2010


Please join us in Morgantown this summer for the =

2010 Summer Seminar in =

Literary and Cultural Studies =


After the National Paradigm: =

Literary History, Translation, =

& the Making of World Literature =


Seminar Leader =

Rebecca L. Walkowitz =


Associate Professor of English, Rutgers University, author of Cosmopolitan =
Style: Modernism Beyond the Nation and editor of Contemporary Literature. =


This interdisciplinary seminar will explore new genres of transnational wri=
ting in the context of the global literary marketplace, the geography of th=
e book, the history of close reading, and new concepts for describing the r=
elationship among literatures worldwide.  Our discussions will focus on thr=
ee areas of research: recent debates about world literature, both as an obj=
ect of study and as an analytic method; emerging scholarship on the ethics =
of comparison in translation studies and comparative literary studies; and =
contemporary works of =93born-translated=94 literature, including digital l=
iterature.

May 20-23, 2010 at West Virginia University =


For more information and a registration form, please visit: =


http://english.wvu.edu/about_the_department/summer_seminar

or email Lisa Weihman @ lisa.weihman at mail.wvu.edu



Sponsored by The Department of English, The Eberly College of Arts and Scie=
nces & West Virginia University =


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