Comparative Literature: Sharing Knowledges for Preserving Cultural Diversity

Commission Members: ,

President: Lisa Block de Behar,

University of Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay

Vice President: Paola Mildonian,

Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia, Venezia, Italy

Vice President: Jean-Michel Djian,

University of Paris 8, France

Vice President: Djelal Kadir,

Department of Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA

Vice President: Alfons Knauth,

Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany

Vice President: Dolores Romero López,

Universidad Complutense de Madrid,Spain

Vice President: Márcio Seligmann Silva,

University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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*Former President to  the commission was Tania Franco Carvalhal, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil who has passed away in 2006)

Comparative Literature: Sharing Knowledges for Preserving Cultural Diversity

Lisa Block de Behar, University of Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
Paola Mildonian, Dipartimento di Studi Anglo-Americani e Ibero-Americani, Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia, Italy
Lisa Block de Behar, University of Republica, Uruguay

1. Definitions

Djelal Kadir, Department of Comparative Literature, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Comparative Literature and the Plural Vision of Discourse
Zhang Longxi, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The Notion of Comparing and the Meeting of the Fragments
John T. Kirby, Purdue University, U.S.A

Historical and Theoretical Perspectives of Literature
Anders Pettersson, Umea University, Sweden

Languages and Cultural Dialogues
Remo Ceserani, University of Bologna, Italy

Hermeneutics Need and the Inevitability of Comparing
Reingard Nethersole, University of Pretoria & University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

2. Relationships among Literature and other Artistical Activities and Discourses

David E. Johnson, Department of Comparative Literature, Department of Comparative Literature, Buffalo University, USA

Problems of a Growing Transformational Area of Study
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Oppositions and Coincidences:Theater Plays, Movies, Music, Dance and Plastic Arts
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Traditional, Popular and Oral Cultures
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3. Comparative Literature and other Fields of Knowledge(Linguistic Characterization of Literary and Academic Disciplinary Discourses)

Paola Mildonian, Dipartimento di Studi Anglo-Americani e Ibero-Americani, Universita Ca Foscari di Venezia, Italy

Literature and Philosophy
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Narrative in History / History in Narrative
Franco Marenco

Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Ethnic Literature, and Cultural Diversity
David Trauer

Literature and Psychoanalysis
Stephane Michaud

Literature and Historiography
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Literary Imagination: Criticism and Research
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Epistemological Frontier Criss-crossings
Vladimir Biti

4. Comparative Literature,Criticism and Media (Media Genres:Transforming Literary Writing by Assimilation)

Lisa Block de Behar, University of Republica, Uruguay

Literature and Mass-Media- The Spectacle of Writing
Biagio D'Angelo, Universidad Catolica Sedes Sapientiae, Peru

The Impact of Media on Literature
William Egginton, The Johns Hopkins University,
Bernadette Wegenstein, The Johns Hopkins University,

Literary Journals
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Criticism and Mass Media
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Criticism and Education
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Non institutionalized text circulation
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5. The Literary Enterprise

Anne Marie Autissier
Jean-Michel Djean

The Editorial Industry
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The Social Funtions of Literature
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Literature and Market
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Literary Life and its Dedicated (Cultural) Spaces
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Literary Prizes and Awards
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Appliable Norms for Producing Literature
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6. Comparative Literature in the Age of Global Change

Dolores Romero Lopez, Dpt. Filologia Espanola II (Literatura Espanola), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Alckmar dos Santos, Universidade de Santa Catarina, Brazil

Impacts of Contemporary Developments on General and Comparative Literature
Alckmar dos Santos, Universidade de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Dolores Romero Lopez, Dpt. Filologia Espanola II (Literatura Espanola), Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Technologies and Literatures
Amelia Sanz, Unviersidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

The Relevance of Distinctive Kinds of supporting Materials
Ajuncion Lopez-Varela Azcarate, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Interactivity and Open-ending(Literary Works)
Maria Goicoeachea De Jorge, Dept. of English Literature, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Virtual Trips
Ajuncion Lopez-Varela Azcarate, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

7. Translation studii: Movements of Imagination and Learning

Alfons Knauth, Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany

Translatio Studii and Cross-Cultural Weltverkehr
Roland Issler, University of Bonn, Germany
Alfons Knauth, Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany

The Weltverkehr of Books: Modern Anthologies of World Poetry
Monika Schmitz-Emans, Dept. of Comparative Literature ,Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany

Displacements and the Crossing of Frontiers
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Literary Plurilingualism
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Literary Multilingualism i: General Outlines and Western World
Alfons Knauth, Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany

Real and Virtual Trips
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