Interesting Event in Seoul

The 19th Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association started its seven-day run at Chung-Ang University in Heukseok-dong, Seoul, on Sunday.  (ALAS, the event is long over, and the link dead)

Which includes this “interesting” quote:

The Organizing Committee of the 2010 Congress of the ICLA anticipates that this event will not only awaken Korean literature and literary studies from its recent lethargy but will also have positive ramifications for humanities studies in general.

Check it out this weekend if you’re in Seoul (Your humble editor is still in Thailand^^)