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CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LITERARY JOURNALISM STUDIES (IALJS)

18 avenue Bosquet | Grand Salon (B-33) | 75007 Paris
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 (All day) to Friday, May 16, 2014 (All day)

The annual conference of The International Association of Literary Journalism Studies (IALJS) will be hosted by theDepartment of English and Comparative Literature and the Department of Global Communications. Along with its plenary speaker, Amy Wilentz, the conference will feature over eighty international scholars representing such fields as journalism, literary journalism, cultural history, film studies, women’s studies, African American studies, and French studies.

Workshops will range from “Humor, Satire, Grit and Gonzo in Literary Journalism” and “Expanding the Canon: Unconventional Literary Journalists” to “New Trends in Literary Journalism” and “Literary Journalism and Justice.” The conference will include special panels made up of female literary journalists and two bi-lingual panels (French-English) on “Literary Reportage in the French-Speaking World.”

More information and the conference program can be accessed on the blog of the Department of Comparative Literature and English.

Contact: William Dow, Associate Professor, Comparative Literature and English