Institute for World Literature
Department of Comparative Literature
Harvard University
16 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Permanent IWL Staff

Dr. Delia Ungureanu, IWL Assistant Director

Please contact us for any questions related to affiliation, institute format, application process, seminars and colloquia, online payments, etc. For questions related to local arrangements at the University of Tokyo for our 2018 session including housing and local transportation, please contact our local team (see below).

Phone: +40-728-897-880



2018 IWL Staff at the University of Tokyo

IWL Tokyo Team


Front row from left: Erina Yamada, Mitsuyoshi Numano (host of the 2018 IWL), Takaatsu Yanagihara
Second row from left: Tomoyuki Takahashi, Manuel Azuaje-Alamo, Satomi Shimabukuro, Megumi Fukuma, Ryoichi Imai


The UT Office for the 2018 IWL in Tokyo is located in the Department of Contemporary Literary Studies (Gendai Bungeiron) on the 8th floor of the Faculty of Letters, Building No.3 (Bungakubu san-go kan).

The UT Office will set up an information desk open for the entire month-long session. We have a great team of graduate student assistants who are here to help you with anything you need from information on local facilities, transportation, and dining, to places to see and museums to visit, etc.

Phone and fax: +81-3-5841-7955

For general information related to local arrangements including housing, letters of invitation from the host universty to support your visa application, etc. please contact:

For local arrangements including facilities available at the Hongo Campus, local transportation, etc. please contact:

Address: 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033 Japan

Campus map: