CFP: CCLA Congress 2017

CFP: CCLA Congress 2017—From Here to There: Diversity and Interdisciplinarity in the Practice of Comparative Literature The comparative study of literatures and cultures facilitates the understanding of exchanges, border-crossings and cross-cultural negotiations in a globalizing world. The juxtaposition and comparison of a wide variety of diverse ideas, locations, cultures, and schools of thought inspire collaboration … Read more…

CCLA statement on Executive Order

The CCLA has been very gratified to see the grave concerns expressed around the world about the US Executive Order that bars entry to people from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days and suspend all refugee admissions for 120 days, and with reports of a second Executive Order to this effect. We stand in solidarity with all those … Read more…

Announcement: CCL(x)17 – Re-Viewing Comparative Literature: Issues of Scholarship and Publishing in the Contemporary Conjuncture May 27, 2017, Ryerson University

CCL(x)17 – Re-Viewing Comparative Literature: Issues of Scholarship and Publishing in the Contemporary Conjuncture May 27, 2017, Ryerson University Final Schedule 9:30 – Welcome 9:45-11:00 –Canadian and Indigenous Issues Chair Albert Braz (Alberta) – Heather Macfarlane (Queen’s), Cheryl Suzack (University of Toronto), Simon Harel (Université de Montréal) 11:00-11:15 – Coffee 11:15-12:30 – Issues of English … Read more…

CFP: Resurfacing: women writing across Canada in the 1970s 26-28 April 2018 Mount Allison University & Université de Moncton

First Call This conference emerges from the growing sense that women who were writing in English and French across Canada from the end of the 1960s through the 1970s and into the early 1980s are poised to be recovered or recontextualized by our scholarly community. This period was seminal for the women’s movement and also … Read more…

The Department of Humanities at Taras Shevchenko Regional Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy of Kremenets (Ukraine) invites you to submit a paper to the 7th 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. … Read more…

Esther Cheung Award

The CCLA Esther Cheung Award goes to the best Graduate Student paper on the annual program. All graduate students, underemployed and early career (non-tenure-track) academics who presented papers at our 2016 meeting in Calgary were eligible for nomination. We are delighted to announce that the winner of that award is KATHRYN FRANKLIN (York University), for their paper “Local … Read more…

CFP: The Proximity of Cultures in Literature

CALL FOR PAPERS Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies (CENES) Graduate Conference The University of British Columbia, Vancouver April 8, 2017 The Proximity of Cultures in Literature KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Asma Sayed, MacEwan University, Edmonton The Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia is an avid advocate of … Read more…

CFP: ASAP/9: The Arts of the Present

ASAP/9: The Arts of the Present October 26-28, 2017 Hosted by the University of California, Berkeley at the Oakland Marriott City Center Call for Papers ASAP/9 invites proposals from scholars and artists addressing the contemporary arts in all their forms since the 1960s—literary, visual, performing, musical, cinematic, design, and digital. We are interested in work … Read more…

CFP: Retrospect and Prospect: International Symposium on Chinese Canadian literature and Media

Call for Papers Retrospect and Prospect: International Symposium on Chinese Canadian literature and Media July 20-21, 2017 York University, Toronto, Canada From July 20 to 21, 2017, as hosted by York University in the light of celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, this international symposium explores the theme “Retrospect and Prospect” in Chinese Canadian literature … Read more…

CFP: CCLA Congress 2017—From Here to There: Diversity and Interdisciplinarity in the Practice of Comparative Literature

CFP: CCLA Congress 2017—From Here to There: Diversity and Interdisciplinarity in the Practice of Comparative Literature The comparative study of literatures and cultures facilitates the understanding of exchanges, border-crossings and cross-cultural negotiations in a globalizing world. The juxtaposition and comparison of a wide variety of diverse ideas, locations, cultures, and schools of thought inspire collaboration … Read more…