2018 Vacation School – Preliminary Programme

The programme of the 2018 edition of the Warwick World-Literature Vacation School is out! Keynote lectures will take place in the Zeeman Building, Main Campus; workshops will take place at Millburn House, near Westwood campus and the University of Warwick Science Park

“What Next for World-Literature?”

PROGRAMME

 

Wednesday, 12th September

16.00-16.30 | Welcome and Introduction | Zeeman Building, Room MS.03

Paulo de Medeiros, Mike Niblett and Emanuelle Santos

16.30-18.00 | Keynote Address | MS.03 | Venkat Mani (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Addresses of our Last Homes: World Literature as Refugee Archives

 

Thursday, 13th September

09.00-11.00 | Workshop 1Writers Room, Millburn House‘Work and Literary Form’ with Neil Lazarus (University of Warwick)

09.00-11.00 | Workshop 2 | G.03, Millburn House | ‘World-Literature / Managerialism / Ecology / Fascism’ with Mike Niblett and Myka Tucker-Abramson (University of Warwick)

11.00-11.30 | Break

11.30-13.30 | Workshop 1Writers Room | ‘Work and Literary Form’ with Neil Lazarus (University of Warwick)

11.30-13.30 | Workshop 2 | G.03 | ‘World-Literature / Managerialism / Ecology’ with Mike Niblett and Myka Tucker-Abramson (University of Warwick)

13.30-15.30 | Lunch

15.30-16.30: | Keynote Address | MS.03 | Michael Allan (University of Oregon)

‘Secular Storytelling: Reading Religion in the Empire of World Literature’

16.30-17.00 | Break

17.00-18.00 | Keynote Address | MS.03 | Ericka Beckman (University of Pennsylvania)

‘World-Literature and Totality:  A View from Latin America’

 

Friday, 14th September

10.30-12.30 | Workshop 3 | Writers Room | Primitive Accumulation’ with Stephen Shapiro (University of Warwick)

10.30-12.30 | Workshop 4 | G.03 | World-Literature and Energy-Systems with Pablo Mukherjeee’ (University of Warwick)

12.30-14.00 | Lunch

14.00-16.00 | Workshop 3Writers Room |Primitive Accumulation’ with Stephen Shapiro (University of Warwick)

14.00-16.00 | Workshop 4G.03 |World-Literature and Energy-Systems with Pablo Mukherjeee’ (University of Warwick)

16:00-17:00 | WReC Roundtable | ‘What Next for World-Literature?’

17.00-17.15 | Final words and close of the Vacation School

 

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