An international conference on the work of Victor Segalen took place at the University of Kent, Canterbury, on 22 April 2016. The event welcomed both established scholars and early-career researchers in the field of Segalenian studies from across Europe, with delegates coming from the UK, France, Switzerland and Poland. The conference examined the relevance of Segalen’s work in literature and theoretical thought and allowed for a wide community of researchers from different academic backgrounds to present new ways of reading and thinking with Victor Segalen in 2016. The papers were organized into four panels. The first panel on intertextuality invited speakers to question the importance of Segalen’s readings in his work, as well as the importance of contemporary authors’ reading of Segalen in their own...

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