The forum will run five different sections, united by one theme of “globalized world and the human community.”
Well-known writers and literary figures from around the world will participate in the forum to exchange views and discuss important matters of literature.
Right to make a keynote speech after the opening ceremony will be given the Nobel Prize classics of modern French literature Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio. Followed by a discussion of the report and other issues related to the age of multiculturalism. Later that same day, will hold its second meeting on the literature in a globalized world.
May 25, the Forum will discuss issues such as the literature postideologicheskuyu era, literary works, the market for a multimedia environment.
“This Forum will play an important role and we hope that it will help Korean literature to draw more attention in the world”, – said Kim Do-Chan, a professor of Ewha Women’s University.