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Monday, July 19, 2021

  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
09:00-10:00 Opening Ceremony (Bodomo, Clark, Malzahn)
Plenary Meenakshi BHARAT: Global-Speak? Trans/Inter-cultural Linguistic Response to Contemporary World Phenomena
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 FOOKES: Victor Segalen's Aesthetics of
GERDAY: Investigating the Meaning of
Panel ALUS:
Literary Representations of Secondary and Provincial Urban Space
11:00-11:30 HAMBUCH: Multilingual Poetry KHAN: Nation, Gender, Culture and Identity
in "English Vinglish"
11:30-12:00 KOBLITZ: Mother Tongue 2.0. - Inherent
OHASHI: Les Stations thermales dans le
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-13:30   LI Jessica: Diversity in Hong Kong Cinema in
the 1960s
Linguistic Diversity in a Global Perspective: Synchronic and Diachronic Views
13:30-14:00   XIE Chi: The Representation of Duidao in "In
the Mood for Love"
14:00-14:30   ZHENG Yang: Disney and Chinese Mulan
14:30-15:00   LEONG: Cultural Diversity through
Cantonese Opera in Canada
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-16:00 RIMON: Trends in Russian-Israseli fantasy LOYOLA: Language in Cartas de Alou and
Mar de plástico
16:00-16:30 BUKOWSKA: The water family in Elif
Shafak's 10 Minutes and …
MORRIS: Forced Encounters in the
Dominican Film "Sambá"
16:30-17:00 LAHIANI: Arabic Idioms Travelling via
PONOMARENKO: Armed conflicts in
multilingual media
17:00-18:00 Plenary Liliana SIKORSKA: Literature in the Time of a Pandemic

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
08:30-09:00 RAO: Linguistic Diversity in Barbara
Kingsolver's Fiction
09:00-09:30 MORIMOTO: A Rainbow in the Dark:
Beyond Global Diversity
09:30-10:00 NAKAYASU: Spatio-temporal systems in the
Paston letters
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 WONGKITTIPORN: Passive Constructions in
Business News
MAISUWONG: The Female in Tears of the
Black Tiger
The Journey of Western Literature and Criticism in Modern China
11:00-11:30 WONGKITTIPORN: Adverbial Clauses in
English Cookbooks
SOARES: Postmigration in Thomas Aslan's
Berlin Trilogy
11:30-12:00   BIELA: Liberature in Zenon Fajfer's
"Powieki" (Eyelids)
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-13:30 LI Songqing: English mixed technology
Features of linguistic, literary and cultural diversity in Nollywood Movies and the Diaspora
QUIGLEY: Learning German in English-
speaking Contexts
13:30-14:00 ZHANG Liulin: Character-Based Nature of
ESPINO BARRERA: Life-Writing and Diversity
in Goethe's Poetry
14:00-14:30 HAIXIANG: Media Discourse in TikTok MICHELBERGER: Transitional Justice from
German Perspective
14:30-15:00 BORO: Bodo Folk Artists and Online
WEBSTER: Virtually in Austria Global
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-16:00     AMFO: Gestures in Educated Ghanaian
Pidgin English
16:00-16:30     NKANSAH: Political Speeches in a
Multilingual Context
16:30-17:30 Keynote Francoise LIONNET: Francophonies and Their Discontents


Wednesday, July 21, 2021

  Room 1 Room 2
09:00-10:00 Plenary LI Cao
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:00 Panel PAIS & IAUPE: Diversity in the Irish Context HALL: Diaspora literary creativity: Ha Hin's
"A Free Life"
11:00-11:30 POHN: Liveness in the literary practice of
11:30-12:00 HODIEB: Nigeria's diversity through Mount
Zion Movies
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-13:30 Panel:
Ethiopian Performance, Traditionality, Modernity, and Contemporariness
NGUYEN: Indexical scales in diasporic place-
13:30-14:00 RIABYKH: Metapher in der Literatur im
Aspekt von Migration
14:00-14:30 KAPLAN: German-Turkish Literature in
15:00-15:30 Break
15:30-16:00 Panel:
Addressing the Diversity of the Public
HUSSEIN: Bridging times in Wajdi
Mouawad's play "Forests"
16:00-16:30 BISWAS: War and Migration in Hassan
Blasim's  Short Stories
16:30-17:00 ZORC-MAVER: Stigma in "Girl, Woman,
17:00 Closing Ceremony (Bodomo, Clark, Amfo)