First half:  Monday, June 22 through Thursday, July 2

Jonathan Arac, University of Pittsburgh: "Novels and Their Worlds"

David Damrosch, Harvard: "Grounds for Comparison"

Debjani Ganguly, Australian National University: "The Contemporary World Novel: Hauntings and Mediations"

Djelal Kadir, Pennsylvania State University: "When Literature Meets the World"

Franco Moretti, Stanford University: "Tragedy: Conflict and Form"

Jale Parla, Istanbul Bilgi University: "Fictions of Metamorphosis: Classical, Modern, Postmodern"


Second half:  Monday, July 6 through Thursday, July 16

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

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

José Luis Jobim, Universidade Federal Fluminense: "World Authors in Ibero-America: Literary and Cultural Circulation"

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

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

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