Here, and Here, and Here: Multifocal Approaches to Premodern Literatures

Event time: 
Friday, May 3, 2024 - 9:30am to Saturday, May 4, 2024 - 4:30pm
Humanities Quadrangle (), 276 See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

A conference questioning the role of historicism in the comparative study of premodern literatures, exploring alternatives to cross-cultural connections, and theorizing multifocal scholarly practice that is not subordinated to totalities such as “world literature,” “the global Middle Ages,” or the arising of “modernity.”

Co-sponsored by:
The Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale, Early Modern Studies, Council on East Asian Studies, Archaia, Medieval Studies, The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, The Department of Comparative Literature, South Asian Studies Council