The Research Group Literaturas Españolas y Europeas del Texto al Hipertexto (LEETHI) from Complutense University in Madrid and the Committee on Comparative Literature in the Digital Age (CLDA) of the International Association of Comparative Literature (ICLA/AILC) announce this International Seminar.
1. Value the impact of hypertext and hypermedia on Literary Studies.
2. Prospectively evaluate the presence of literatures in the World Wide Web, analizing the institutional structure of Gateways and Webpages.
3. Study transfer relations among the different literatures propiciated by this new cybernetic culture.
4. Analize the influence of technology on the formation of culture and on individual and social identities.
1. “Theories of/on Hypertext”,
2. “Literatures as a Hypertext before the Hypermedia Era”
3. “The Relationship(s) between Different Literatures in Hypertext,”
4. “Translation, Reading, and Reception in Hypertext”,
5. “Didactics and Anti-didactics in Hypertext”,
6. “Culture, New Media Technology and Hypertext”
DATES: 21-23 September 2006.
TO BE HELD AT: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Edificio A, Facultad de Filología, Ciudad Universitaria s/n, 28040, Madrid, Spain.
Dolores Romero, Amelia Sanz and LEETHI Group (Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain)
STRUCTURE OF THE SEMINAR:
1.- Plenary sessions: The following especialists have confirmed their presence: George Landow (Brown University, USA), Tania Franco Carvalhal (Universidade da Porto Alegre, Brazil) Ziva Ben-Porat (University of Tel-Aviv, Israel), Gerald Gillespie (Standfor University, USA), Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek (Halle, Germany and Boston, USA), Dirk Van Hulle ( Antwerp University, Belgium), Alckmar dos Santos (Universidade da Santa Satarina, Brazil).
2.- Round Tables: The Scientific Committee invites colleagues to submit proposals for individual papers, on the diverse aspects within the proposed panels. A 20 line summary should be sent, together with the Registration Form before March 31. The Scientific Committee will then select some of the proposals and notify applicants who should then send a printed copy (12 pages) of their paper before 30 May 2006. Proposals should include full name, E-mail and postal address, and professional affiliation.
SEMINAR LANGUAGES: Spanish, English, French.