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PANEL DISCUSSION: WHY COMPARE?

Monday, March 28, 2011
12:00 AM
1014 Tisch Hall

Panelists will continue an open discussion about the idea of comparison, following up on on the "Why Compare?" panel that took place on February 18, 2011.

Panelists:

  • Charlie Bright (Professor of History)
  • Geoff Eley (Professor of History)
  • June Howard (Professor of English, American Culture, and Women's Studies)
  • Webb Keane (Professor of Anthropology)
  • Vassilis Lambropoulos (Professor of Classical Studies and Comparative
    Literature)
  • Yopie Prins (Professor of English and Comparative Literature)
  • George Steinmetz (Professor of Sociology and Germanic Languages and Literatures)
  • Xiaobing Tang (Professor of Asian Languages and Cultures and Comparative Literature).

Panelists will continue an open discussion about the idea of comparison, following up on on the "Why Compare?" panel that took place on February 18, 2011. For online access to read panelist responses to the "Comparison" issue of New Literary History (posted on Ctools) please contact paulaf@umich.edu


For more information about the Department of Comparative Literature's "Year of Comparison" see
http://www.lsa.umich.edu/complit/themeyear/comparison20102011