IWL Returns to Harvard in 2016

September 17, 2015
IWL Returns to Harvard in 2016

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:

Paul Bandia, Concordia University
Homi Bhabha, Harvard University
Margaret Cohen, Stanford University
David Damrosch, Harvard University
Paul Giles, University of Sydney
Eric Hayot, Pennsylvania State University
Lital Levy, Princeton University
Reine Meylaerts, KU Leuven
Mitsuyoshi Numano, Tokyo University
Bruce Robbins, Columbia University
Gisèle Sapiro, EHESS and CNRS
Mariano Siskind, Harvard University
Nirvana Tanoukhi, University of Wisconsin
Jing Tsu, Yale University
Rebecca Walkowitz, Rutgers University

Check out our 2016 flyer and feel free to share it with your friends and home institution. If you want to know more about what the IWL experience is all about, check our our short video with our 2015 participants' opinions and slideshow of the Lisbon highlights on our Homepage.

Our application period runs from November 1, 2015 through February 1, 2016. To apply online, go to:


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