The School of Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews invites papers to be presented at the 1st Honeyman Conference
At the Crossroads of Arabic Literature:
The Arabic Literary Heritage in the Context of World Literature
St Andrews (Scotland), 27–30 September 2012
The objective of the conference is to investigate the history of Arabic literature in its relation to other literary traditions and to explore various aspects of cultural exchange and their impact on Arabic literature in a diachronic perspective.
Papers should range form the late antique to the contemporary period and should explicitly focus on the comparative approach.
The language of the conference is English.
Abstracts should be sent by email to Dr Kirill Dmitriev, firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 19 March 2012.
Submissions should be up to 300 words in MS Word or PDF format, and should include your name, affiliation and academic institution. Applicants will be notified about the outcome of the selection process on the 16 April 2012.
Each speaker will be allotted 20 minutes for the presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions.
The registration for the conference and the payment of the conference fee should be done online. Please, refer to the conference web page:
For further information please contact:
Dr Kirill Dmitriev, email@example.com
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