Journal of World Literature

The Journal of World Literature (JWL) aspires to bring together scholars interested in developing the concept of World Literature, and to provide the most suitable environment for contributions from all the world’s literary traditions. It creates a forum for re-visiting global literary heritages, discovering valuable works that have been undeservedly ignored, and introducing aspects of the transnational global dissemination of literature, with translation as a focus. The journal welcomes submissions that can concurrently imagine any literary tradition, in any language, moving beyond national frames to simultaneously discuss and develop the cosmopolitan threads of a variety of literary traditions. It also welcomes contributions from scholars of different research backgrounds working collaboratively as well as from group research projects interested in showcasing their findings, in order to meet the challenge of a wider and deeper discussion of literature’s networks.

The editorial board of the JWL has begun accepting submissions for open-call issues.

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The introductions of the issues of the first two years are available Open Access to familiarize yourself with JWL and its applied scope.

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Editors-in-Chief
David Damrosch Harvard University
Theo D’haen University of Leuven
Jale Parla Istanbul Bilgi University
Zhang Longxi City University of Hong Kong

Managing Editors
Esmaeil Haddadian-Moghaddam University of Leuven
Amirhossein Vafa Shiraz University

Editorial Board
Michael Allan University of Oregon
Omid Azadibougar Shiraz University
Helena Buescu University of Lisbon
Jerôme David University of Geneva
Wiebke Denecke Boston University
César Domínguez University of Santiago de Compostela
Amal Eqeiq Williams College
Satoru Hashimoto University of Maryland
May Hawas The American University in Cairo
Stefan Helgesson Stockholm University
Kader Konuk Duisburg-Essen University
Haiyan Lee Stanford University
Reine Meylaerts University of Leuven
Amy Motlagh American University in Cairo
Laetitia Nanquette University of New South Wales
Marta Pacheco Pinto University of Lisbon
Mads Rosendahl Thomsen Aarhus University
Franca Sinopoli University of Rome I, La Sapienza
Bhavya Tiwari University of Houston
Adam Talib Durham University
Karen Thornber Harvard University
Delia Ungureanu University of Bucharest

International Advisory Board
Hélène Buzelin University of Montréal
Andrew Chesterman University of Helsinki
Elleke Boehmer University of Oxford
Itamar Even Zohar Tel Aviv University
Ferial Ghazoul American University in Cairo
Assaad Khairallah American University in Beirut
Sheldon Pollock Columbia University
Bruce Robbins Columbia University
Haun Saussy University of Chicago
Ken Seigneurie Simon Fraser University
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Readership

Every one interested in literature and literary studies, literary criticism, world literature, comparative literature, translation, fiction, poetry

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