CCLA CFP: Gathering Diversities in Comparative Literature

Gathering Diversities in Comparative Literature Comparatists have championed diversity as a mark of research excellence for generations. However, this commitment has been under threat from a broad revaluation of knowledge across the university, and by the demand, often voiced by outside forces, to legitimize our existence. As such, diversity in academic research has been framed … Read more…

Call for Papers / Appel de communications – The Ocean and the Seas

Where are your monuments, your battles, martyrs? Where is your tribal memory? Sirs, in that grey vault. The sea. The sea has locked them up. The sea is History.             —Derek Walcott, “The Sea is History”   Call for Papers The University of Toronto’s Centre for Comparative Literature’s 28th Annual Conference The Ocean and the … Read more…

Monkey Business Book Launch

Dear Friends, Since its first issue in 2011, Monkey Business: New Writing from Japan has showcased the best of contemporary Japanese and North American literature. Monkey Business is the in-translation offspring of the Tokyo-based magazine MONKEY. Creating a literary bridge between Japan and North America, the launch events allow writers to have a chance to … Read more…

Assistant Professor – Comparative Literary Theory | 1701184

Assistant Professor – Comparative Literary Theory | 1701184 Job Field: Tenure Stream Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts and Science Department: Centre for Comparative Literature Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto) Job posting: July, 2017 Job Closing: October 16, 2017, 11:59 EST The Centre for Comparative Literature and the Program in Literature and Critical Theory at Victoria College invite … Read more…

Tribune Meeting Invitation

La version française suit la version anglaise Invitation to participate in: The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune – 4th Meeting 17 November 2017 University of Toronto Comparatists: Assert yourselves! The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune is a space of encounter and bilingual discussion in English and French, where graduate students can share their research projects while reflecting … Read more…

CFP: DIRT: Intersectional Approaches to Messiness Toronto Symposium

CALL FOR PAPERS 2nd Annual Activist Media Archives Symposium *DIRT: Intersectional Approaches to Messiness * November 10 & 11, 2017 Ryerson University Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Studio for Media Activism & Critical Thought at Ryerson University, Toronto, is seeking abstracts and proposals for a two-day symposium on the media activist archive. Deadline for submission of … Read more…

1st-timers’ Rehearsal Space: Daily 10-Noon, May 27-31 during Congress Inbox x

The Fellows of Ryerson’s Arts Research Collaboratory, and members of the Ryerson-York PhD in Communication and Culture are hosting daily workshops for first-time presenters at Congress. Third Time’s a Charm: A Rehearsal Space for First-Time Presenters May 27 to 31, 10am to Noon daily POD-469 Arts Collaboratory with quiet space for writing Noon to 2pm … Read more…