IWP 50th Panel: World Literature Today

Major international writers take on some contested issues around the idea of ‘a world literature’: Is globalization changing what and how we read? Does world lit spread on the back of “universal human values” – or is it propelled by marketing and the internet? What of the crushingly dominant role of English? What power does translation have? And, what literary writing is falling between the cracks, but shouldn’t?

12:00 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10 at the Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St., Iowa City, IA 52240