International Association of Literary Semantics

IALS 2021: Game of Theories

22-24th October 2021**

The 9th Conference of the International Association of Literary Semantics (IALS) will be hosted by Vilnius University, Lithuania, 22-24th October 2021.

The conference theme is ‘Game of Theories’.


The following scholars have accepted an invitation to give a keynote lecture at the conference:

Prof Lesley Jeffries, University of Huddersfield, UK

Dr Anežka Kuzmičová, Charles University in Prague

Prof Winfried Menninghaus, Max Plank Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt


The revised deadline for the submission of abstracts is 28th February 2021.  For more information, see the conference website.

** Please note that this date has been revised in light of the global pandemic and so differs from previously announced information.