Centre for Comparative Literature’s Annual Conference: Witnessing/Becoming

When and Where

Friday, March 22, 2024 9:00 am to Saturday, March 23, 2024 4:30 pm
Father Madden Hall
St. Michael’s College (100 St Joseph Street, Toronto)


The Centre for Comparative Literature is hosting its  2024 Annual Conference "Witnessing/Becoming" at the University of Toronto on March 22-23, 2024.

More information, including the full schedule, can be found at: https://witnessingbecomingconference.com

Conference Keynote:
Dina AI-Kassim (University of British Columbia)
“Parataxis or Ekphrasis? : The Politics of Form in Sonallah Ibrahim’s Beirut Beirut and Adania Shibli’s Minor Detail
5:00 PM, Friday, March 22, 2024

Faculty Keynote:
Conrad James (University of Toronto)
“Murder Plays: The Politics of Violence on the Cuban Stage”
3:00 PM, Saturday, March 23, 2024

The Conference Organizing Committee would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous financial support:
Centre for Comparative Literature, Cinema Studies Institute, Comparative Literature Course Union, Department of East Asian Studies, Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies, Department of English, Department of French, Department of Art History, Department of Philosophy, Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations, Department of Classics, Department of Italian Studies, Women & Gender Studies Institute, Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, the Literature and Critical Theory program at Victoria College, and the Department for the Study of Religion.

* See the event poster: PDF iconCentre for Comparative Literature’s Annual Conference - Poster.pdf