Trans;form: Comparative Literature with Persian, Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, Urdu

Poster for Transform Conference

how is Comparative Literature shaped by consideration of Persian, Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, or Urdu?

NOVEMBER 29, 2018 (ALL DAY) TO NOVEMBER 30, 2018 (ALL DAY)

Location: STANFORD HUMANITIES CENTER

A two-day symposium, with Emily Apter as the keynote participant, that seeks to answer the following question:

how is Comparative Literature shaped by consideration of Persian, Arabic, Turkish, Hebrew, or Urdu?

4 sessions on 29 and 30 November 2018 at the Stanford Humanities Center with support from the Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies.

Drafts / notes / readings to be circulated among the participants in August/September 2018 (responses from graduate students). Arcade colloquy to host comments and documents.

Open to Stanford students and faculty; registration required.  Please contact Shoshana Olidort (solidort@stanford.edu) with any questions.

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