Friday, July 22nd // Saturday, July 23rd 17304 – Old and New Concepts of Comparative Literature in the Globalized World
Room: Seminarraum Geschichte 2
Chair: Gafrik, Robert; Zelenka, Milos; Batorova, Maria

9:00 AM – From Goethe’s Weltliteratur to a Globalized World Literature
Fomeshi, Behnam (Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran)

9:30 AM – Malowist, Braudel, Wallerstein: Between World History and World Literature
Kola, Adam (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland, Torun, Poland)

10:00 AM – Synchronism, Protochronism, and the Romanian Challenge to World Literature
Terian, Andrei (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Sibiu, Romania)

11:00 AM – Eastern-European Literary Theory: Its Impact on Comparative Literature
Tihanov, Galin (Queen Mary University of London, Woodford Green, United Kingdom)

11:30 AM – The Personalistic Approach as a Bridge
Pospisil, Ivo (Faculty of Arts Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)

2:00 PM – Slovak school of Comparative literature studies, its past and future
Vajdova, Libusa (Institute of World Literature SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia)

2:30 PM – Konzepte der tschechischen Komparatistik
Kucera, Petr (Westböhmische Universität Pilsen (Tschechien), Plzen/Pilsen, Austria)

3:00 PM – Interliteratischer Zentrismus als Form und Funktionsweise der Weltliteratur
Milos Zelenka (University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Education, Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic)

4:00 PM – „Intertextualität“ in der Moderne, Malerei und Literatur
Batorova, Maria (Dionýz-Durisin-Kabinett, Forschungsstätte des Instituts für philologische Studien an der Pädagogischen Fakultät der Comenius-Universität, Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia)

4:30 PM – Die Videos der YouTube-Stars als Aktualisierung traditioneller Textformen. Eine komparatistische Annäherung
Lackner, Elke (Universität Graz, Graz, Austria)

5:00 PM – Galicia as an ideological concept of selected literatures and comparative literature in East-Central Europe
Wierzejska, Jagoda (University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Austria)

Saturday, July 23rd

4:00 PM – Post-Communist Theory as a New Direction for Comparative Cultural Studies
Pucherova, Dobrota (Institute of World Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences and Institute of African Studies, University of Vienna, Bratislava, Slovakia)

4:30 PM – Comprative posts going political – on the contentious relations of postdependence studies and claims to postcoloniality in Central and Eastern Europe
Kolodziejczyk, Dorota (Institute of English Studies, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland)

5:00 PM – Imagining the Orient in Central Europe
Gafrik, Robert (Institute of World Literature, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia)