009 - Between Chaos and Discipline: Iranian Comparative Literature

 

Session 1: The Institution of Comparative Literature

  1. Laleh Atashi, Shiraz University

“Children’s Literature and Comparative Literature: Hansel and Gretel in the House of Step-Parents”

  1. Mahsa Moosavi, University of Western Ontario

“The Limitations of Studying Comparative Literature as an Independent Discipline in Iran”

Session 2: Comparative Literature in the Periphery

  1. Amirhossein Vafa, Shiraz University

“American Studies in Shiraz”

  1. Abolfazl Ahangari, University of Hong Kong

“The Enigma of Method: On Comparatism in the Postcolonial History”

Session 3: Translation and Transnation

  1. Christoph Werner, University of Bamberg

“Cultural Translation in Reverse: The Case of German-Iranian Literature”

  1. Behnam Fomeshi, Monash University

“Translation Studies and Comparative Literature in Collaboration”

Session 4: Transnational Literary Studies

  1. Aria Fani, University of Washington

“Literary Circulation and Poetic Genres”

Goulia Ghardashkhani, University of Bamberg

“Renegotiating the Contemporary Iranian/Persian Literary Landscape: Afghan-Iranian Prose Literature”

  1. Omid Azadibougar and Laetitia Nanquette, Hunan Normal University and UNSW

“Conclusion: Disciplining the Chaos”