The University of Santo Tomas will host an international conference on Ethical Literary Criticism on April 26-28 at the UST Paredes Bldg. Dr. George S.K. Ty Function Hall.
The conference aims to foreground perspectives and discourses on the relationships between literature and society, the relations between writers and their works, and the relations between readers and works from an ethical vantage point.
The plenary speakers include Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of World Literatures founding director Nie Zhenzhao, Ph.D. from Zhejiang University in China; Critical Performance Studies Professor Victor Merriman, Ph.D. from Edge Hill University in England; Media Communication Department chair Joel David, Ph.D. from Inha University in the Republic of Korea; and Research Center for Culture, Arts and Humanities director Joyce L. Arriola, Ph.D.
Topics to be covered are Ethical Literary Criticism: Concept Analysis and Theory Mapping; Ethical Literary Criticism and Interdisciplinary Studies; and Ethical Literary Criticism and the Re-reading of World Literary Canons, among others.
The registration fee of P1,500 covers the conference kit, certificate, and snacks. For inquiries, call 0922-9577444 or email [email protected]