REELC/ENCLS 6th Biennial Congress

The 6th Biennial Congress of the European Network for Comparative Literary Studies (REELC/ENCLS) will be held in collaboration with Comparative Literature Association of Ireland (CLAI) on 24-28 August 2015 at Dublin City University and National University of Ireland, Galway. The theme of this year’s congress has been designated as ‘Longing and Belonging’.

According to the organisers of the congress, the notions of longing and belonging are considered as lending themselves to a comparative exploration through different disciplines, such as: Geocriticism, Diaspora Studies, Migration Studies, Imagology, Myth- and Folklore criticism, (Post-) Colonial Studies; Sexuality Studies, Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Masculinity Studies; Ekphrasis, Adaptation Studies, Intermedial Studies, Reception and Reader-response Theory, Children Literature; Literature and Anthropology, Literature and Science, Literature and Psychology, Literature and Philosophy, Ethics in/and Literature.

Proposals are invited for both individual papers and thematic panels. Deadline for abstracts is 1 October 2014.

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