Literature (?) Philosophy (at ACLA 2011, Vancouver, March 31-April 3)

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American Comparative Literature Association Panel
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This interdisciplinary panel focuses on the shifting and difficult to define relationship(s) between literature and philosophy, both as genres and as disciplines. The indeterminate relation (?) in the title provides a space for speakers to insert their own approach so that the panel may generate a dialogue between different interdisciplinary methods, practices, or views (in addition to a dialogue between literature and philosophy). This panel welcomes papers focusing on any aspect of this complex topic either in theory or in practice.

The ACLA 2011 conference theme is "World Literatures, Comparative Literature" and will be held in Vancouver from March 31 to April 3. In accordance with this theme, comparative perspectives across or within any historical periods and any cultural contexts are encouraged.

For more information, visit the panel page at or contact Jonathan Rey Lee at