Family Sagas in World Literatures, Leeds

Family Sagas in World Literatures and Audio-Visual Cultures Reimagining Nations Across the Globe

University of Leeds, 28-29 June 2017

 Keynote speakers:

* Dr Rachel Palfreyman, Associate Professor in German Studies (University of Nottingham)

* Professor Jobst Welge, Professor of Literature (Stockholm University)

* Dr Nicholas White, Reader in Modern French Literature (University of Cambridge)

We are glad to announce that registrations are open for the conference “Family Sagas in World Literatures and Audio-Visual Cultures: Reimagining Nations Across the Globe”.

For the full programme and more information, and to register, please visit the conference website.

“Family Sagas in World Literatures and Audio-Visual Cultures: Reimagining Nations Across the Globe” is a two-day interdisciplinary conference, jointly organized by the University of Leeds Centre for World Literatures and Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures, and sponsored by the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies (University of Leeds), the Leeds Humanities Research Institute (LHRI, University of Leeds), and the British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA).

This conference will bring together researchers who are specialized in different linguistic and cultural areas and working on different media. The objective is to examine the circulation, forms, themes, and cultural functions of family sagas in world literatures and audio-visual cultures, including radio, cinema, and TV series.