CFP for 3rd annual GCLR conference announced: "Migrations"

The Graduate Center for Literary Research (GCLR) at UC Santa Barbara will be hosting an interdisciplinary conference exploring the topics of translation, memory and exchange within the context of migration. 

Efraín Kristal, Chair of Comparative Literature and Professor of Spanish and French at UC Los Angeles, will deliver the keynote address on philosopher and cultural theorist Peter Sloterdijk’s engagement with narrative via his seminal notion of the sphere, and what Kristal calls his “engagement with our contemporary dwellings” (Sloterdijk Now 164). Sloterdijk’s approach, which celebrates the dialogic relationship between philosophy and literature, complements the GCLR’s platform of comparison and informs the conference’s aim of bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives and voices.

Grandville's "Ring of Saturn" (1844)