Category: research

Any AILC-ICLA member may apply to form a new research committee. Research Committees are groups of researchers that explore particular research questions around a theme, an issue or a subject area. More information on the Committees can be found at https://www.ailc-icla.org/about-the-research-committees/ . Applications to form a new Research Committee should be sent to the Chair of […]

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The work of the Research Committee on Comparative African Literatures is starting! A Research Committee on Comparative African Studies / Literary Histories of Africa was approved in principle by the AILC-ICLA Executive Council in 2018, on the initiative of William Spurlin and Márcio Seligmann-Silva, to rectify a major gap in the AILC-ICLA research focus. The […]

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Due to the disruption caused by Covid-19, the CLAM 2020 conference, initially planned for 1-3 July 2020, has been postponed to 14-16 January 2021. More information can be found on the page of the Research Committee on Literature, Arts & Media .

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The 2019 issue of Recherche littéraire/Literary Research, the AILC-ICLA’s journal, is now available! Download the pdf file for free from the journal’s page , or purchase a hard copy from the publisher’s website, Peter Lang .

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Diana Looser’s essay “Theatrical Crossings, Pacific Visions: Gauguin, Meryon, and the Staging of Oceanian Modernities”, published in the AILC-ICLA’s journal Recherche Littéraire/Literary Research  (Vol 34, 2018) has won the Marlis Thiersch Prize 2019. The Marlis Thiersch Prize is designed to recognise research excellence in English-language articles anywhere in the world in the broad field of drama, theatre and […]

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The XXII ICLA Congress will be held in Macau, China, from Monday July 29 (arrival and registration) to Friday August 2, 2019 More information will follow soon at the Congresses page.

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The current volume of Recherche littéraire is now available here .

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The current volume of Recherche littéraire is now available here .   

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In 2014 the Research Committee on Scriptural Reasoning and Comparative Literature held the following conferences to foster and support the spirit of scriptural reading and thinking among Chinese scholars. March 17–19, 2014, the conference on Constructions of East and West: Translating Classical Texts, with a special focus on the variation and outcome in the process […]

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In 2014, scholars working within comparative literature in several countries came together to form a research committee whose goal was to identify points at which literature intersected with religion and ethics and to speculate on why these intersections offered productive areas of inquiry. Our focus—the examination of the subjective and objective spaces produced by the […]

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