International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA)

Association internationale de littérature comparée (AILC)

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1954-09 Oxford UK


Founded at congress of A-XA1831 - International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures, Sep 1954, Oxford (UK).

Statutes adopted during General Assembly, 28 Sep 1955, Venice (Italy); modified: 5 Sep 1964, Fribourg (Switzerland); 5 Sep 1970, Bordeaux (France); 20 Aug 1979, Innsbruck (Austria); 28 Aug 1982, New York NY (USA); 20 Aug 1985, Paris (France); 1997, Leiden (Netherlands); 2016, Vienna (Austria); 28 July 2022, Tbilisi (Georgia).


Sponsor research in comparative literature with the goal of furthering international exchange and cooperation among comparatists.


2025-07-28 | Seoul, Korea Rep – International Congress

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General Assembly (every 3 years, during Congress); Executive Council; Executive Committee; Honorary Committee; Standing Committees, Advisory Committees and Commissions. Meetings open to non-members on approval of Bureau.


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