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Langues et sciences - Colloques

Seminar: Multilingualism and Theory: Critical Intersections

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 23 Aug 2016

American Comparative Literature Association

Organizer: Visnja Krstic

Co-Organizer: Kate Costello

Multilingualism has emerged in the past few years as a site of critical attention within comparative literature and world literature. The myth of monolingualism and the presumed equivalency between nation and national language have given way to a new mode of scholarship that privileges the plurality and heterogeneity of languages and cultures. Despite this proliferation of critical attention, the methodological framework for discussing multilingualism remains undefined. To this effect, this seminar invites papers that address wider theoretical issues that surround multilingualism, especially with regard to the revisiting of the key terminology of the debate. Papers may examine this phenomenon on the level of text, the literary production of a single author, several authors or society as a whole. Read more...>>>