Committee’s New President and Secretary

The ICLA Research Committee on Literary Theory is proud to welcome its new President and Secretary. Robert Young (NYU) has started his first three-year term as President, and Stefan Willer (HU Berlin and ZfL) as Secretary. The Committee welcomes both, and thanks their respective predecessors, Sowon Park (UCSB) and Walid Hamarneh (U of Richmond), for all their invaluable work.

Berlin, 23–24 June: final program

The final program of this year’s workshop of the AILC/ICLA Research Committee on Literary Theory, which will take place on 23–24 June 2017 at the Center for Literary and Cultural Research (ZfL) in Berlin, has been published on the host institution’s website. Titled “Critique/Criticism,” the workshop will include papers by Raphaël Baroni, Michel Chaouli, Anne Duprat, Divya Dwivedi, Eva Geulen, Jernej Habjan, Walid Hamarneh, Yvonne Howell, Sowon Park, Matthew Reynolds, Phillip Rothwell, Stefan Willer, Robert Young, and John Zilcosky as well as a keynote lecture by Terry Eagleton.

Berlin 2017: official program

The program of this year’s workshop of the AILC/ICLA Research Committee on Literary Theory, which will take place on 23–24 June at the Center for Literary and Cultural Research (ZfL) in Berlin, has been published on the host institution’s website. Titled “Critique/Criticism,” the workshop will include papers by Raphaël Baroni, Michel Chaouli, Anne Duprat, Divya Dwivedi, Eva Geulen, Jernej Habjan, Walid Hamarneh, Eva Horn, Yvonne Howell, Sowon Park, Matthew Reynolds, Phillip Rothwell, Stefan Willer, Robert Young, and John Zilcosky as well as a keynote lecture by Terry Eagleton.

Hungarian translation of Pécs papers

Literatura, the literary studies journal published by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, has published the Hungarian translation of Richard Walsh’s guest lecture at “The Realities of Fiction—Fictions of Reality,” the annual workshop of the ICLA Committee on Literary Theory, which took place in May 2015 at the University of Pécs. The essay, on reflexiveness and narrative representation, was translated by Tamás Csönge and published in Issue 4 of Vol. 42 (2016) of Literatura. Two further papers from the Pécs workshop, by Jernej Habjan and Sowon Park, have also been translated in Literatura (Vol. 41, Iss. 4), by Eszter Pálfy and Csaba András respectively.