CFP: [International] 'Literature without Bordersâ 08/09 University of Leeds, UK
With the generous support of the School of Modern
Languages and Cultures and the School of English, we are delighted to
announce the launch of â€˜Literature without Bordersâ€™, a series of monthly
interdisciplinary literature seminars at the University of Leeds. We are
anticipating a series of engaging papers and some lively discussion. Here
are the seminar dates for 2008-2009:
22 October â€" inaugural lecture by Prof. Paulo de Medeiros (Universiteit
Utrecht), title tbc
12 November â€" Dr Paul Taylor (Institute of Communications Studies,
University of Leeds) â€" â€˜Mitsein to Bitsein: Digital Dystopias and
Literature's Saving Powerâ€™
14 January (2009)
The events will take place in Seminar Room 3 at the Leeds Humanities
Research Institute from 4.30 to 6pm. Light refreshments will be provided.
We are launching the series with a lecture by Professor. Paulo de
Medeiros, a specialist in comparative literature. Prof. de Medeirosâ€™ talk
will be aimed at a general audience and is intended to raise questions
surrounding the study of literature.
We are now looking for other people to present papers. Many have
expressed an interest in giving a talk â€" please let us know if any of the
above dates would suit you. Also, if anyone has a paper that would fit
nicely with Dr. Paul Taylorâ€™s talk on 12th Nov then please let us know.
Those who are interested should send preferred dates, titles and
abstracts/general themes to Rhian Atkin at r.e.atkin_at_leeds.ac.uk.
Rhian Atkin, Alberto FernÃ¡ndez Carbajal and Owen Clayton.
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