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CONFERENCE ORGANISATION
Convenors: Dominic Keown (Cambridge) and Montserrat Roser i Puig (Kent)
Technical Editor: Mag Almirall (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)

HOW DO I CONTACT THE CONFERENCE ORGANISERs?
Send an email message to dk209@cam.ac.uk or m.roser-i-puig@ukc.ac.uk

WHEN IS THE CONFERENCE BEING HELD?
From Monday 27 November 2000 to Friday 8 December 2000.

WHERE IS THE CONFERENCE BEING HELD?
In the virtual conference centres of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge and at the virtual campus of  the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya.


IS THERE A TIMETABLE FOR DISCUSSING PARTICULAR ISSUES?


The final timetable is as follows. This may be changed during the proceedings if circumstances warrant.

23-26 November 2000

The papers will be displayed for you to read and study.

27-30 Novembre 2000

Debate on the critical appraisal of specific authors  (Group 1). These are:

Rosemary Clark, Normalisation and/or an Ethics of Difference: Mars's Rabos de lagartija in a Post-Colonial World

Salvador Company i Gimeno, "Gregor", el conte com a parbola de la crtica i viceversa

Carles Corts Orts, La contribuci crtica d’Armand Obiols i de Joan Sales en la narrativa de Merc Rodoreda

Josep Llus Martos, La revaluaci crtica de Joan Ros de Corella


1 - 4 December 2000

Debate of the papers on literary criticism (Group 2). These are:

Josep Ballester, Joan Fuster i la funci de la crtica

Maria ngels Francs, "La tristesa com a estil": La rplica calderiana al realisme histric de Joaquim Molas

Dominic Keown, El paradigma arbori de l’assimilaci potica

Montserrat Roser i Puig, Chance or Design? Arthur Terry and Catalan Literary Criticism


4-8 December 2000

General debate on criticism in Catalonia.

WHAT ARE THE SITE ADDRESSES FOR WWW?
You may access the Conference via the following sites:

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE IN THE CONFERENCE?
By subscribing to a discussion list created for this purpose.

Before 24 November 2000:

Simply look for catalan-studies in: http://www.mailbase.ac.uk   and follow instructions to "Join the List".

After 27 November 2000:

Look for catalan-studies in: http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk and follow instructions to "Join the List".

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SUBSCRIBE?
There is no charge for the Conference

ARE POSTINGS TO THE CONFERENCE MONITORED?
Yes

WILL EVERY MESSAGE SENT GO TO THE LIST?
Messages will be forwarded to the list at the discretion of the convenor. If there is a high volume of messages not all may not get through, but all messages will be read. Please note that posting to the list does not imply that the convenor shares the views expessed, and the convenor accepts no responsability for loss, damage or other liability arising from participation in the conference.

HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL BE PARTIPATING IN THE CONFERENCE?
The messages will go to some 300 people

WILL THE PROCEEDINGS BE ARCHIVED?
It is intended to preserve a record of the proceedings in some form, either as raw data or in an edited form.



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