Author: CUI Zipeng, PhD student, Renmin University of China.
The “Comparative Literature and Religious Studies” Roundtable of the 13th Triennial Congress of the Chinese Comparative Literature Association (CCLA) was held at Guangxi University, Nanning, China, from July 24-26 2021, under the theme “Ultimate Concern in Literature.” 22 scholars from various universities and institutions in China, the UK and the US were invited to present papers. During the three-day meeting, a range of issues were discussed by participants, from the significance and extension of the Ultimate to how literature expresses “Ultimate Concern”; “Ultimate Concern” in classical civilization; the modernity and “Ultimate Concern”, and the religious dimension of “Ultimate Concern”. This review outlines the papers presented at the Roundtable and their major findings.
Ultimate Concern, Literature, Religious Studies, inter-disciplinary studies
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