Society for Intercultural Comparative Studies is a young organization
that seeks to foster the growing community of scholars in the field
of "East"-"West" intercultural criticism
by providing an on-going and open forum for discussion.
Society's first projects was the conference "Authenticities
East and West," March 30 - April 1, 2001. We invited
Karatani Kojin, Rey Chow, and Robert Wardy, as well as 18
younger scholars, to consider the authenticity of the positionality
that historically sensitive comparison of historically unrelated
Society's second major project was a lecture series in Spring,
2004, entitled "East Asia and Future Directions of Comparative
this lecture series, Masao Miyoshi,
Haun Saussy, Christopher
Hill, and Christopher Bush spoke
on the roles of East Asia and East Asian literatures in the
re-formation of the humanities in general, and of comparative
literature in particular.
in the Society is free of fees, thanks to our sponsors, and will entitle
the holder to updates about the state of East-West comparative studies.
All interested scholars are urged to join through the link for site
registration below. A directory of members is available through the
link for member list.
for Intercultural Comparative Studies
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