- 10th March 2014 at 1:29 PM
Jean Weisgerber, the internationally-acclaimed Belgian comparatist who worked in close collaboration with the ICLA for many years, passed away on December 8, 2013. Born in Brussels in 1924, he completed a doctoral thesis on W.H. Auden in 1951 at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, where he became Professor of Dutch…
- 13th January 2014 at 9:47 AM
MINUTES OF THE JOINT MEETING OF THE FORMER AND THE NEW ICLA EXECUTIVE COUNCILS University of Paris—Sorbonne (Paris IV) 24 July 2013 In attendance: Hans-Joachim Backe, Christine Baron, Lucia Boldrini, Sandra Bermann, Hans Bertens, Jean Bessière, CHO Sung-Won, John Burt Foster, Massimo Fusillo, Gerald Gillespie, Marina Grishakova, Peter Hajdu, Ute…
- 13th January 2014 at 9:43 AM
MINUTES OF THE FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE ICLA University of Paris—Sorbonne (Paris IV) 18 July 2013 The General Assembly was opened at 2:30 p.m. by the President of the ICLA, Steven The President reported on his activities over the past three years. He mentioned the part he took in…
- 6th January 2014 at 4:35 PM
MINUTES OF THE BUSINESS MEETING OF THE ICLA EXECUTIVE COUNCIL University of Paris—Sorbonne (Paris IV) 16-17 July 2013 In attendance: Hans-Joachim Backe, Sandra Bermann, Hans Bertens, Jean Bessière, Lucia Boldrini, CHO Sung-Won, Francis Claudon, Marcel Cornis-Pope, Eduardo Coutinho, Ibra Diene, César Domínguez (July 17), Manfred Engel, Eugene Eoyang, Angela Esterhammer,…
- 22nd November 2013 at 12:27 PM
Research Committee on the Cultural and Literary History of the Dream Chairs: Bernard Dieterle (France) email@example.com Manfred Engel (Germany) firstname.lastname@example.org Please contact for more information.
- 13th November 2013 at 5:57 PM
Suzanne Nalbantian is planning for an interdisciplinary conference in 2014 on creativity from both humanistic and neuroscientific standpoints. She is looking for literary (comparatist) scholars to participate. For more information, please contact Suzanne Nalbantian at email@example.com.
- 13th November 2013 at 5:53 PM
On behalf of the Editorial Committee of the Proceedings of the ICLA 2010 Seoul Congress, we are pleased to announce that the Congress Proceedings, edited by Sung-Won Cho, have been published in two volumes and are now available for you to order. The two books are: Expanding the Frontiers of Comparative Literature: A Return to…
- 17th September 2013 at 10:45 AM
The ICLA and the ICLA Balakian Prize Committee are pleased to announce Aurélia Hetzel as the winner of the 2013 Anna Balakian Prize for her book La Reine de Saba: Des traditions au mythe littéraire. An honorable mention was also presented to Shun-Liang Chao for his book Rethinking the Concept of the Grotesque:…