July 1-11

Thomas Claviez, University of Bern: "Conceptualizing Cosmopolitanism and World Literature: A Critical Survey"

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

Ursula Heise, UCLA: "Science Fiction and the Imagination of Planetary Futures"

Héctor Hoyos, Stanford: "World Literature between Historical and New Materialism"

B. Venkat Mani, University of Wisconsin-Madison: "Bibliomigrancy: From Empires of Books to Republics of Letters"

Lawrence Venuti, Temple University: "Translation Theory and Practice: Instrumental vs. Hermeneutic Models"

Rebecca Walkowitz, Rutgers University: "Close Reading and World Literature"


July 15-25

Verena Conley, Harvard: "Environmental Humanities and New Materialisms"

David Damrosch, Harvard:  "Globalization and Its Discontents"

Dominique Jullien, University of California, Santa Barbara: "Jorge Luis Borges and/as World Literature"

Katharina Piechocki, Harvard: “Rethinking World Literature through Cartography and the Spatial Turn”

Gisèle Sapiro, CNRS and EHESS, Paris: "How Do Literary Works Cross Borders (or Not)?"

Mariano Siskind, Harvard: "About the End of the World: Crises of Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary Culture and Theory"

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