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I am delighted to invite you to our upcoming virtual conference titled: “Between Asia and Europe: Whither Comparative Cultural Studies?”
The conference will take place online on Friday-Saturday, May 21-22 at 9 am (local time in Ljubljana, Slovenia).
Day 1 (May 21)
Welcoming Speech 9:00-9:20 a.m.
Monika Kalin Golob (Dean, University of Ljubljana Faculty of Social Sciences)
Zlatko Šabič (U of Ljubljana)
Invited Speaker Session 1 9:20-10:20
Chuxiong George Wei (Hong Kong Shue Yan U) “The Converging of Nationalism and Anti-Nationalism into Pan-Asianism: The Common Philosophical Root of Rabindranath Tagore’s and Subhas Chandra Bose’s Political Ideas”
Subhasri Ghosh (U of Calcutta) “Of Them and Us: Ideating Home in Nineteenth Century Colonial India”
Keynote Speaker 1 10:30-11:00
Keynote Speaker 2 11:00-11:30
Invited Speaker Session 2 11:50-12:30
Woojin Song (Yonsei U) “Construction of Asian Cinema within Western Universality”
Keynote Speaker 3 12:30-1:00
Invited Speakers Session 3 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Daniela Zaharia (U of Bucharest) “The Emergence of a Cultural Identity of China in Romanian Intellectual Milieus in the 20th Century”
Dina Magdy (Alexandria U) “Removed from the Annals of World History: Reading Global Poetry on the Great War”
Keynote Speaker 4 10:40-11:10
Keynote Speaker 5 11:10-11:40
Invited Speaker Session 4 12:00-1:00
Junghyun Hwang (Yonsei U) “Allegorical Reading of Burning?: A Comparative Approach”
Titus Techera “Kurosawa & Bong on The Crisis of Modernization in Asia”
Cohosted by University of Ljubljana, East Asia Resource Library (EARL) and
Yonsei University, Department of English Language and Literature and BK21 Project
Access is free but registration is required. To register for the conference, please visit: https://forms.gle/gt9k8x3cVpd3AhfT9 no later than May 18.
After registration is complete, you will receive a link for the Zoom session 2-3 days before the conference.
For more details about the conference, please view the website: http://situations.yonsei.ac.kr/bbs/board.php?tbl=bbs51&mode=VIEW&num=78&