Global Publishing and the Making of Literary Worlds

Jernej Habjan, member and webmaster of the ICLA Committee on Literary Theory, is a member of the 2020–2021 cohort of the Fung Global Fellows at the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies. On 4–6 June 2021, the Institute, together with Princeton UP and the ICLA, will host Global Publishing and the Making of Literary Worlds: Translation, Media, and Mobility. Convened by ICLA President, Professor Sandra Bermann, this will be an online early-career conference conceived to enable early-career scholars to discuss their book proposals with editors at global academic presses. ICLA Executive Committee scholars, Princeton faculty, and global publishers will serve as keynote speakers and panelists. Formats will include individual plenary speakers; panels of publishers, authors, and translators; workshops; and one-on-one coaching sessions. Submission deadline is 15 October 2020.