Literature of the World and the Future of Comparative Literature – July 29/August 02 2019 – XXII ICLA Conference at University of MACAU

Founded in 1955, the International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA) offers a home to all comparatists in the world and encourages exchange and cooperation among comparatists, both individually and through the collaboration of various national comparative literature associations. The Association aims to be inclusive and  is open to anyone with an academic interest in comparative literature, including writers and artists. It welcomes the participation of graduate students and early-career scholars. The Association organizes a world congress every three years. It also oversees and supports research committees that reflect the membership’s current interests and meet more regularly to pursue agenda leading to publications in journals and books.

Here the link of the full program of the XXII ICLA Conference at Univeristy of Macau (07/29-08/02/2019):

Within the full program, there is the presence of the panel organized by the CLAM into the section Canons, Genres, Media, that here is highlited:



09:00-10:30 [R5-Canons, Genres, and Media] 
Literature, Arts, Media: Problems of Terminology and Categorization
Moderator: Massimo Fusillo  University of L’Aquila, Italy

09:00-09:15 Hans-Joachim Backe
Beyond Dominance, Mixture, and
Hybridiy: On the Challenges of Categorizing Comic/Book/
09:15-09:30 Massimo Fusillo
Focalization as transmedial narratological concept
09:30-09:45 Yorimitsu Hashimoto
Spectacular Tentacular: Transmedial Image of the Octopus
09:45-10:00 Marcio Seligmann-Silva
Memory Studies and the issue of Intermediality
10:00-10:30 Q&A
11:00-12:30 [R5-Canons, Genres, and Media] 
A Comparative Study on the Technology of Writing and/of Culture
Moderator: Soo-Young Nam  Korea National University of Arts
11:00-11:12 Soo-Young Nam
Cinema and Technology of Automatic Writing: How did a Non-human Medium become “Culture”
11:12-11:24 Taek -Gwang Lee
On a Chinese Typewriter: Writing and Technology
11:24-11:36 Chan-Cheol Jung
The Ontology of Video Images in the World of Film
11:36-11:48 Hyowon Shim
Chronophotography and the Writing of Transformed Reality
11:48-12:00 Soojin Kwon
Memory, Forgetting and Re-writing History through Media-archaeological Art
12:00-12:30 Q&A

14:00-15:30 [R5-Canons, Genres, and Media] 

A Comparative Study on the Technology of Writing and/of Culture

Moderator:Soo-Young Nam  Korea National University of Arts

14:00-14:15Federico Zecca
Understanding Media Relations: A Metatheoretical Taxonomy
14:15-14:30Palmireno Moreira Neto
De Homero ao Far West: Borges e os heróis da modernidade
14:30-14:45Sujit Kumar Mandal
Traditional Dramas of Bengal: Palagaan, in Search of a Genre
14:45-15:00Helena Rimon
Fantastic Worlds and Genre Systems: Comparing Russian and Israeli Fantasy
15:00-15:30 Q&A

16:00-17:30 [R5-Canons, Genres, and Media] 

A Comparative Study on the Technology of Writing and/of Culture

Moderator:Soo-Young Nam  Korea National University of Arts

16:00-16:15 Chunning Guo
Genealogy and Remains: Shadow Plays Intervening in the Adaptation of literature To Live into Film
16:15-16:30 Mingye Du
World Literature and New Media
16:30-16:45 Tingting Liu
The Post-human aspects in the “literary” practice on wechat
16:45-17:00 Laurent Rauber
Fantasy et mondes imaginaires : l’enseignement de «Ys»
17:00-17:30 Q&A



09:00-10:30 [R5-Canons, Genres, and Media] Canons, Genres and Media

Moderator:Geetha Ramanathan  

09:00-09:15 Mauro Pala
From Intertextuality to Transmediality: Images in Migrating Storytelling.
09:15-09:30 Helga Mitterbauer
Epigramatic structures in literary films (Nouvelle Vague and Neuer Deutscher Film)
09:30-09:45 Daniel Fried
Print Culture and Canonization of Medical Literature in the Northern Song

10:00 – 10:30
G. B. G.Son
Rap-Battle and Kavigan: The Structures of B-Rabbit and Papa Doc’s Rap Battle vis-à-vis Antony Firingi and Bhola Moira’s Battle in Verse

11:00-12:30 [R5-Canons, Genres, and Media] 

Canons, Genres and Media

Moderator:Mauro Pala  

11:00-11:15 Geetha Ramanathan
New genres in Post-colonial Literature
11:15-11:30 Ananyaa Bhowmik
Is the Bible secretly a fanfiction? : On the origin, originality, and evolution of fanfiction as a genre
11:30-11:45 Amal Majumder
Divide and Devour: A Study on the Trans-cultural Consumption of Game of Thrones

12:00- 12:30
Xiaomei Meng
Comparison Between Biblical figures with Characters in ‘Olalla’ and ‘Markheim’


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