Please download the programme and abstracts of “Prismatic Translation,” the annual workshop of the AILC/ICLA Research Committee on Literary Theory, which will be held at the University of Vienna on 25–26 July 2016.
John Zilcosky, Honorary President of the AILC/ICLA Research Committee on Literary Theory, has written Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis and the End of Alterity. The book will be published this month by Northwestern University Press.
Here is a selection of studies published by current and former members of the Research Committee on Literary Theory in 2015 (and early 2016):
Vladimir Biti, Tracing Global Democracy: Literature, Theory, and the Politics of Trauma (Berlin: de Gruyter);
Jernej Habjan (co-ed. w. Fabienne Imlinger), Globalizing Literary Genres (New York: Routledge);
Eva Horn (et al.), Denk mal! 2016 (Frankfurt: Fischer).
Yvonne H. Howell (ed.), Red Star Tales: A Century of Russian and Soviet Science Fiction (Montpelier, VT: Russian Life Books);
Françoise Lavocat (ed.), Interprétation littéraire et sciences cognitives (Paris: Hermann);
Françoise Lavocat (co-ed. w. Catherine Courtet, Mireille Besson, and Alain Viala), Corps en scènes (Paris: CNRS Éditions);
Kyohei Norimatsu, Rosia aruiha tairitsu no borei: “Daini sekai” no posutomodan [Russia, or the Specters of Opposition: Postmodernism in the “Second World”] (Tokyo: Kodansha);
Sowon S. Park, “An Unknown Masterpiece: on Pak Kyongni’s Land and World Literature,” European Review 23.3;
Sowon S. Park, “The Adaptive Comparative,” Comparative Critical Studies 12.2;
Matthew Reynolds (co-ed. w. Ben Morgan, Mohamed-Salah Omri, and Celine Sabiron), Comparative Criticism: Histories and Methods (= Comparative Critical Studies 12.3);
Monika Schmitz-Emans (co-ed. w. Christian A. Bachmann and Laura Emans), Bewegungsbücher: Spielformen, Poetiken, Konstellationen (Berlin: Ch. A. Bachmann Verlag);
Robert Stockhammer, Afrikanische Philologie (Frankfurt: Suhrkamp);
Darío Villanueva (w. César Domínguez and Haun Saussy), Introducing Comparative Literature: New Trends and Applications (New York :Routledge);
Stefan Willer, “Musikalische Schriften,” in Christine Lubkoll and Harald Neumeyer (ed.), E.T.A. Hoffmann-Handbuch (Stuttgart: Metzler), pp. 212–23;
Takayuki Yokota-Murakami, Sekai no shagami kata: wafu yofu toire no nazo o saguru (Tokyo: Heibonsha);
Robert J. C. Young, Empire, Colony, Postcolony (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell);
John Zilcosky, Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis and the End of Alterity (Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP).
Jernej Habjan has co-edited, with Fabienne Imlinger, Globalizing Literary Genres, a volume published by Routledge and featuring essays by Alexander Beecroft, Grant Farred, Suman Gupta, Robert Stockhammer, Richard Wilson, and others.
Françoise Lavocat has edited Interprétation littéraire et sciences cognitives, a collective volume devoted to the encounter between literary studies and cognitive science. Published by Hermann, the book brings contributions by Ziva Ben Porat, Guillemette Bolens, Terence Cave, Mary Crane, Alexandre Gefen, Jérôme Pelletier, and the editor.
Robert J. C. Young has written Empire, Colony, Postcolony. The book, published by Wiley-Blackwell, provides an exposition of the historical, political and ideological dimensions of colonialism, imperialism, and postcolonialism, with explanations of these categories, which relate their histories to contemporary political issues.
Monika Schmitz-Emans has co-edited, with Christian A. Bachmann and Laura Emans, Bewegungsbücher: Spielformen, Poetiken, Konstellationen. Published by Ch. A. Bachmann Verlag, the collective volume is devoted to the phenomena of pop-up and movable books.