We take great pleasure in inviting scholars to participate in a 3rd
International Symposium "Contemporary Issues of Literary Criticism" about to be organized by the Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature and Georgian Comparative Literature Association (Tbilisi, Georgia) in September, 2009. The symposium will be held in an unattended format(approved participants do not have to attend the conference, they have to send materials, which will be published later).
The Symposium is dedicated to the issues of contemporary literary studies, the problems of Georgian and World literature, literary relations and influences in the context of historical and intercultural communications.
Panel topics will include the following:
• Medieval Studies
• Mythos, Ritual, Symbol
• The Boundaries of a Novel
• Contemporary Literary Processes
• Text and Globalization
• Interculturul Communications
• Comparative Analysis of a Text and Typology of Culture
Working languages of the Symposium are Georgian, English and Russian.
Call for papers:
Paper titles, abstracts of no more than 250 words and filled registration forms (they can be downloaded from our official website. www.litinstituti.ge/english/simpoz-3-applik.htm) should be sent electronically by July1, 2009 to the Organizing Committee on the following email: email@example.com
Submitted papers will be reviewed and approved participants will receive an informational communiqué a month after the completion of the submission deadline.
Registration fee for accepted participants will be 30 EURO. It covers the publication of symposium materials.
For further information contact the Organizing Committee on the above mentioned email.
Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature
5, Kostava St.,
Phone:(99532)99 53 00
Fax:(99532)99 53 00
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