Mar 15th, 2014

Comparative Literature Studies – Special Issue on South Asia, 2015

Beyond the Anglophone: Comparative South Asian Literary Studies With the advent of postcolonial studies in North America in the 1980s, there has been significant scholarly output on South Asian literatures. However, literary criticism and commentary have generally focused on Anglophone writing from South Asia and in the diaspora. At the same time, some two-dozen literary […]

Mar 15th, 2014

Kremenets Comparative Studies 2014 – deadline June 1, 2014

The Department of Foreign Languages at Taras Shevchenko Regional Humanitarian Pedagogical Institute of Kremenets (Ukraine) invites you to participate in editing the 4th annual scientific journal “Kremenets Comparative Studies”. The aim of the scientific journal is to unite literary critics in order to exchange opinions on modern research of the literary phenomena in comparative aspect. […]

Mar 2nd, 2014

452ºF CFP: Historia y usos hispánicos de la teoría / The history of theory and its Hispanic uses

Call for Papers #12: The history of theory and its Hispanic uses On January 31st 2014, we start the CFP for the twelfth issue of the 452°F Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published on January 31st 2015. This CFP is open and addressed to anyone who wishes to contribute and who […]

Feb 7th, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS/APPEL À COMMUNICATIONS Writing Trans Genres: Emergent Literatures and Criticisms May 22-24, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg Manitoba

What is or might be Trans Literature? Transsexual, two spirit, genderqueer and transgender literatures? What are or might be trans genres, narratives, figures, poetics? How do we think about what makes writing trans? Recent anthologies such as The Collection and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetries and Poetics, last spring’s Trans Poetics Symposium in […]

Dec 15th, 2013

ACLA state of the discipline report

We’re writing with an update on the upcoming ACLA Report on the State of the Discipline. As you may know, the ACLA constitution mandates that we produce such a report at roughly ten-year intervals. The last two reports appeared in 1994 (Comparative Literature in the Age of Multiculturalism, edited by Charles Bernheimer) and 2004 (Comparative […]

Dec 14th, 2013

Call for papers: The Crypt(ic) – Institute for Comparative Literature and Society – Columbia University – Annual Graduate Student Conference – March 29, 2014

Keynote speaker: To be confirmed “The distortion of a text resembles a murder: the difficulty is not in perpetrating the deed, but in getting rid of its traces.” —Sigmund Freud, Moses and Monotheism The architectural crypt is the site of sacred relics situated outside of the space of religious practice.  It is the foundation that […]

Dec 14th, 2013

CFP: Queer Frontiers in Canadian and Québécois Literature

Queer Frontiers in Canadian and Québécois Literature Organizers : Jorge Calderón, Domenic A. Beneventi Joint Session: Association of Canadian and Québec Literatures(ACQL) / Association of Canadian and Quebec Studies (ACQL) The concept of “frontier” is most productive in thinking about queer experience. The spatial frontier separates the invisibility of private intimacy from the visibility of […]

Dec 4th, 2013

CFP: Comparative Literature in Canada Forum-Report: The State of the Field (CRCL/RCLC) – deadline extended to Jan. 21, 2014

(le français suit) Graduate students and early career (pre-tenure) scholars in Canada working in the field of Comparative Literature are invited to submit 1000 word submissions to the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature/Révue canadienne de littérature comparée by December 21, 2013 reflecting on the discipline of Comparative Literature, on Comp Lit in  Canada, or demonstrating […]

Nov 29th, 2013

CfP 1st Global Conference Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, Engagement 29th July – 31st July 2014 Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Presentations: This inaugural conference aims to examine the evolving genres and emerging contexts of testimonial production Testimony: Memory, Trauma, Truth, and Engagement. Broadly understood, testimony is an autobiographical narrative that presents evidence of first-person accounts of human rights abuses, violence and war, and life under conditions of social oppression. It is a genre […]

Nov 23rd, 2013

Call for Papers Vth INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LITERATURE CONFERENCE 15-16-17 October, 2014 Mersin University, TURKEY

LOCAL CONTEXTS, GLOBAL CONNECTIONS TRANSITIONS, DEVIATIONS, INNOVATIONS IN LITERATURE, CULTURE AND ART 15-16-17 October, 2014 Mersin University, TURKEY SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 January – 30 May, 2014 Conference Website: http://karsilastirmaliedebiyat.mersin.edu.tr/tr/

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