IALS 2019 in Reykjavík

This is the homepage of the 8th Conference of the International Association of Literary Semantics (IALS). IALS 2019 will be held at the University of Iceland, Reykjavík, April 15-17.

The following scholars have accepted our invitation to give a plenary lecture at the conference:

– Dr. Jan Alber, Rheinisch-Westfaelische  Technische Hochschule
Aachen.
– Dr. Barbara Dancygier, University of British Columbia
Vancouver.
– Dr. Catherine Emmott, University of Glasgow
Glasgow.
– Dr. Hannes Högni Vilhjálmsson, Reykjavík University
Reykjavík.

The theme of the conference is wor(l)ds.

Key dates

– Conference opening, Monday 15th April, 12.45 (Lögberg 101)
– Conference dinner (the fish restaurant Messinn, Granda): Wednesday 17th April, 19.00.
– Conference excursion to Borgarfjörður (including Borgarnes, Borg á Mýrum and Reykholt): Thursday 18th April, 9.00-18.00.

Local organizing committee

– Jóhannes Gísli Jónsson
– Bergljót Soffía Kristjánsdóttir
– Anna Sigríður Guðfinnsdóttir Aðils
– Þórhallur Eyþórsson