Dr. Marie-Christine Leps, Associate Professor in the Department of English at York University, presenting the Graduate Diploma in World Literature at IWL in Hong Kong, on July 1, 2014 as part of the Panel on Program Design.
It is a pleasure to welcome you to the electronic pages of the inaugural issue of the IWL Newsletter. This newsletter represents the latest stage in the unfolding work of the Institute, and is intended to increase the impact and cyber-outreach of our sessions held in earthly space and time. In these pages, you’ll find Susan Bassnett’s wonderfully acute and engaging keynote speech from our 2013 session at Harvard, in which she traces the growth of translation studies over the past several decades and the increasing interlinking of the long separate fields of translation studies and… Read more about IWL Newsletter
After initial sessions in Beijing (2011) and Istanbul (2012), the IWL returned to its headquarters at Harvard this past summer for four weeks of seminars, guest lectures, and working group meetings. Under the direction of David Damrosch, and with support from the Faculty of Arts & Sciences and with an Advisory Board of 24 distinguished faculty members located at Harvard and around the world, the IWL works in partnership with five dozen affiliates to bring together a growing number of participants from around the world.