Two of our 2016 participants at Harvard, Laura Fuchs-Eisner, Doctoral candidate, Romance studies and ÖAW DOC-Fellow, and Monika Raič, Doctoral candidate, Comparative Literature from the University of Innsbruck wrote a very informative account on our sixth summer session. You can check it out here:
Following our inaugural sessions in Beijing (2011), Istanbul (2012), Harvard (2013), Hong Kong (2014), and Lisbon (2015), the Institute invites you once again at Harvard, for a four-week session of seminars and lectures on the theory and practice of world literature offered by some of the leading names in world literary studies today: Read more about IWL Returns to Harvard in 2016
Ana Luísa Amaral, poet and professor of literature at the University of Porto, presented her IWL guest lecture “Tunes, and Other Matters (like Potatoes): Talking about Poetry and Life” on June 29th, at the University of Lisbon as part of our fifth summer session. An amazing and moving multilingual journey into her personal and intellectual past, an insight into her current projects, and a glimpse at her future poetic adventures. Read more about Ana Luísa Amaral's Guest Lecture at 2015 IWL, University of Lisbon
Check out Professor Krishan Kumar's article "The Return of Arnold Toynbee" in the Times Literary Supplement based on the lecture he gave this summer at the 2014 IWL in Hong Kong, "Civilization as a Concept for Global Analysis: The Example of Arnold Toynbee."
We are ready to sail on our fifth adventure to Lisbon in 2015! Check out our amazing offer of thirteen two-week seminars taught by leading names in world literary studies: Read more about 2015 IWL Flyer