[Reader-list] conference call

Uddipana Goswami uddipana at gmail.com
Wed Sep 4 03:17:59 CDT 2013

UGC Sponsored International Seminar:
Does Literature Matter?

Dates: 4th & 5th December, 2013

Venue: Conference Hall, University of North Bengal

Relevant areas (but not limited to):

How can we read Literature today?
State of Humanities and its Impact on Literary Studies
Contemporary Critical theory and Reading of Literature today
Teaching Literature Today
The Status of Literature as against other disciplines in the Humanities
Terror, Violence and Religion & our doing of Literature
Changing aesthetic of ‘everyday’ and our thinking of Literature
Does Literature have a future? How can it matter in our changing times?

Key note Speakers:

Prof. Sam Wineburg (Stanford University)
Prof. Ethan Kleinberg (Wesleyan University)
Prof. Bernadette Baker (Wisconsin University)

An abstract of around 300 words may be sent to this address within 30th of
September:nonhistorian at rediffmail.com
Papers presenters will be informed about the status of their submission by
the first week of October.

Seminar Cordinators:
Dr. Chandan Ashish Laha
Ranjan Ghosh

Department of English
University of North Bengal

Uddipana Goswami
Editor, *Northeast Review <http://northeastreview.com/>

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