Category: research

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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The Comparative Gender Studies Committee works to further the comparative study of gender and sexuality through organizing innovative seminar programmes at the ICLA and at other conferences,such as the ACLA. The Committee supports research and publication in the relatively new fields of comparative gender and comparative queer studies. We define ‘comparative’ in its broadest sense […]

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The Comparative Gender Studies Committee works to further the comparative study of gender and sexuality through organizing innovative seminar programmes at the ICLA and at other conferences,such as the ACLA. The Committee supports research and publication in the relatively new fields of
comparative gender and comparative queer studies. We define ‘comparative’ in its broadest sense as […]

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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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New Research Committee on Religions, Ethics, and Literature. For more information contact Kitty J. Millet at kmillet11@sfsu.edu  or see the committee’s website ( http://online.sfsu.edu/kmillet1/faultlinesgrp.html ).

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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 and Comparative literature in 1957. […]

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Research Committee on the Cultural and Literary History of the Dream Chairs: Bernard Dieterle (France)  bernard.dieterle@bluewin.ch Manfred Engel (Germany)  manfred.engel@mx.uni-saarland.de Please contact for more information.

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