Collaborative Project

The Contemporary

A collaborative project in the DLCL Research Unit
2013-14

The Contemporary

thecontemporary.stanford.edu

A Boccaccian Renaissance

A collaborative project in the DLCL Research Unit
2013-14

A Boccaccian Renaissance

A Joint University of California, Berkeley 

and Stanford University Conference

October 24-26, 2013

Closeness

A collaborative project in the DLCL Research Unit
2013-14
Chair(s): 
Graduate Coordinator(s): 

The members of the Closeness Project are interested in exploring the idea of "closeness" as a field of inquiry in the humanities.

Exile Cultures

Discussion of Cultures in Exile: writers, artists, and other intellectuals compelled to move to foreign countries and how they address dislocation
chairs: 
Russell Berman

Sharing work on exile cultures in order to understand how intellectuals come to grips with dislocation. Our initial focus is  the German intellectual migration to the US during the 1930s and the shifting perception on modernism, democracy and culture. Our discussion is however open to other examples of culture and displacement.

Cultural Synchronization and Disjuncture

A collaborative project in the DLCL Research Unit
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
Chair(s): 

About Cultural Synchronization and Disjuncture

A DLCL working group devoted to cultural theory and Latin Americanism, CultSync celebrates its third and final year of successful activities with this colloquium. A unique discursive space on campus for sustained intellectual exchange on central issues of contemporary criticism, the group fosters dialogue that is not produced exclusively by or for Latin Americanists, but one that, while emphasizing the specific contributions of a Latin American point of view, examines broader themes.

The New Ruralism

Pinpointing precisely when the urban milieu became the de rigueur setting for both literary production and its corresponding criticism is a difficult
chairs: 
Joan Ramon Resina
William Viestenz

Humanistic Perspectives on International Issues

"Security, Governance, Well-Being." These three terms define the leading edge of Stanford University’s International Initiative...
chairs: 
Keith Baker
Russell Berman
Roland Greene

French Republicanism and the Atlantic Tradition

This collaborative, interdisciplinary workshop will be held at Stanford in the fall of 2008.
chairs: 
Keith Baker
Dan Edelstein

Contemporary History and the Future of Memory

chaired by Elisabeth Mudimbe-Boyi
chairs: 
Elisabeth Mudimbe-Boyi
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