Western Cultural and Literary Studies Symposium
will be held in
Pamukkale University, Denizli, Turkey
October 7 – 9, 2015
BAKEA Symposium is open to all participants from the fields of English Language and Literature, American Culture and Literature, French and German Language and Literary Studies, Comparative Literature, Translation Studies.
Deadline for paper proposals:
30 March 2015
This symposium aims to discuss the themes of humour, comedy, comedy and tragedy, comedy hero, humour and ideology in western culture and literature, as well as the influence of these themes on contemporary literary forms. The concepts of humour and literature will be discussed in the framework of humour and culture, humour and psychoanalysis, humour and philosophy, humour and ideology, humour and media, humour and history, humour and language, humour and linguistics, humour and semiotics. The BAKEA symposium welcomes researchers from the fields of English, American, French, German and other Western Language and Literary Studies as well as interdisciplinary and comparative literary studies.
Please send your 250-word paper proposals by 30 March 2015 accompanied by a short bio as word file attachment to the following e-mail address: