June 28 - July 8                                                                             

Helena Buescu, University of Lisbon: "'Doing' Things in World Literature"

Dieter Lamping, Johannes Gutenberg University: "The Diversity of World Literature"              

B. Venkat Mani, University of Wisconsin-Madison: "Exiles, Migrants, and Refugees: Borderlines of World Literatures and Global Histories"            

Galin Tihanov, Queen Mary University of London: "Exilic Writing and the Making of World Literature"

Dubravka Ugrešić, "The Elusive Substance of Archives"

July 12-22

David Damrosch, Harvard University: "Globalization and Its Discontents"  

Stefano Evangelista, Oxford University: "Citizens of Nowhere: Writing Cosmopolitanism"

Françoise Král, Paris Nanterre University: "Literature in a World Perspective : Undoing the Monoglossic Turn"

Natalie Melas, Cornell University: "Figures out of Place: Lyric and Human Difference (or, Race) in the Modern Imperial World System"

Delia Ungureanu, University of Bucharest: "Localizing Time in World Literature and World Cinema"