Akash Kumar, PhD scholar at the Centre for Comparative Literature, University of Hyderabad (UoH) working with Dr. Vamshi Krishna Reddy is attending Harvard University’s month-long workshop at the Institute of World Literature (IWL). This workshop will see seminars and lectures by renowned scholars including Gayatri Spivak, David Damorsch, Lawrence Venuti, and Homi Bhabha.

Akash Kumar

The four-week program form 5th July 2023 includes a total of twelve two-week seminars taught by leading names in world literature today, together with outstanding guest lectures and the opportunity for participants to share their work in colloquia. The participants will have the chance to examine critically the latest challenges of this comprehensive and rapidly developing field, from its theoretical concepts and the history of the discipline to its forms of practice today embedded in a world market.

Akash’s visit is fully funded by the IWL and the Institution of Eminence (IoE), UoH.

Akash will also make a presentation in this international workshop. Details of the workshop are at: https://iwl.fas.harvard.edu/pages/program