UPDATE: Cultures of Evil and the Attraction of Villainy (10/31/05; 2/9/06-2/11/06)
2006 - 8th Annual University of South Carolina Comparative Literature Conference
February 9, 10 and 11, 2006
Call for Papers
Deadline for submissions, October 1, 2005.
Keynote speakers: Agnes Heller, Geoffrey Bennington, Alberto Moreiras, Edmundo Desnoes
This conference seeks to take up a central issue of today's post-Cold War world --that of evil-- and to explore the refiguration of the traditional villain. The aim of this conference is to stimulate interdisciplinary dialogue, as globalization has broadened cultural horizons, and academic research has sought to address these new complexities.
Possible topics, but not limited to: