5. novembril kella 18.15-20.00 (Jakobi 2-220)
"From roots to routes: Lithuanian and Latvian contemporary émigré prose"
Statistics of Lithuanian and Latvian emigration; Baltic narratives of migration, dislocation and nomadism; National imaginary in a globalizing age: reconfiguration of belonging, double identity and articulation of homeland in literature.
12. novembril kella 18.15-20.00 (Jakobi 2-220)
"Periphery without centre? Reading contemporary Latvian literature"
Main figures in the literary process; cultural memory and history as central literary phenomena; turn from the postmodern to realistic narrative; denying literary canon: Lat novel, pop literature, and best-sellers