Conference: "Weltliteratur: Crossing Boundaries"

Location: TBD

An opportunity for discussion and interaction of the faculty and students of the departments associated with the Literature program, as well as an opportunity to connect with scholars of World Literature from around the United States and the globe.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Damrosch, Chair of Literature and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.

The conference organizers invite abstracts for individual 15-20 minute papers on any related theme. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by January 15, 2010 to Please include your name, affiliation, paper title, and abstract in your email; and attach an abstract with title ONLY in PDF or Word format for blind review.

Sponsored by the Ph.D. in Literature Program