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Jun 6
10:20 - 16:00
Comparative Literature Research Day

The programme for this event includes:

10:20 Welcome, tea/coffee.

10:30-12:15. Session 1. Chair: Anna Katharina Schaffner

  • Katja Haustein: 'On Tact in Proust'
  • Alexandra Lampard: 'Prisoners of the Flesh: Mind, Body and the Female Artist in Fin-de-siècle Literature'
  • Axel Staehler: 'Resurgences of Antisemitism and the Calumny of Ritual Murder: Dramatic Responses'

12:15-13:30 Lunch (provided).

13:30-14:45. Session 2. Chair Patricia Novillo-Corvalan 

  • Xiaofan Amy Li: 'Keywords and Debates in Comparative and World Literature: Some Reflections'
  • Muradiye Kiyak: 'Margins, Villas, and Gecekondu: César Aira, Latife Tekin, and the Urban Peripheries of Istanbul and Buenos Aires'

14:45-15:00 Tea/coffee break

15:00-16:00 Session 3. Chair: Xiaofan Amy Li

  • Lesley Gray: 'What did Anton Mesmer and the French Royal Commission of 1784 do for us? A study of scientific method and the imagination'
  • Shane Weller: 'For an Active Philology: Barthes and Nietzsche'


Seminar Room 5,
Woolf College,
The Pavilion,
Giles Lane,
University of Kent,
United Kingdom


Open to all,

Contact: Dr Xiaofan Amy Li


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