From Cover to Cover: Reading Readers

Reading has had numerous meanings for different people at different times and places. From reading an animal’s tracks, or a street sign, to reading Derrida, the act of reading has referred to a wide range of activities. People have read for practical purposes (for information, for knowledge, or for material gain), for holy ends (Quran said “Read in the name of your Lord”), for political and social reasons (“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free,” said ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Hacettepe University
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 to Friday, November 9, 2012
Event Location: 
Ankara, Turkey
Abstract due date: 
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Hispanic & Latino
Comparative
Interdisciplinary
Lingustics
Pedagogy
Genre & Form
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
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