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

 

Join our Vacation School!

Click here submit your application to join our Vacation School!

The deadline for applications is 31st August 2018. Applications will be reviewed as they come in to allow time for travel arrangements to be made where necessary.

Thanks to the sponsorship of the Institute of Advanced Study at the University of Warwick, we have a limited number of accommodation bursaries available to PhD students, Early-Career Researchers and other unwaged academics. If you would like to apply for an accommodation bursary, please indicate this on your application form

For any other queries contact us at: worldlitcollective@gmail.com

2018 World-Lit Vacation School Poster