First half:  Monday, June 20 through Thursday, June 30

Paul Bandia, Concordia University: "Theory and Practice of Translation in Postcolonial Contexts"

Margaret Cohen, Stanford University: "Imagining the Oceans"

Eric Hayot, Pennsylvania State University: "The Small and the Large"

Lital Levy, Princeton University: "Conflict and Comparison"

Bruce Robbins, Columbia University: "Cosmopolitanism, Atrocity, and Time"

Nirvana Tanoukhi, University of Wisconsin: "The Scale of World Literature"

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


Second half:  Monday, July 4 through Thursday, July 14

David Damrosch, Harvard: "Grounds for Comparison"

Paul Giles, University of Sydney: "Transnational and Crosstemporal: World Literature across Space and Time"

Reine Meylaerts, KU Leuven: "Multilingualism, Translation and World Literature"

Mitsuyoshi Numano, Tokyo University: "Somewhere in Between: Boundaries, Resonances, and Interactions in Time and Space"

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

Mariano Siskind, Harvard: "Cosmopolitanism and Its Discontents"

Jing Tsu, Yale University: "Multi-Scale Literary Studies"