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…

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…

CFP: Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature (ACCL) Biennial Conference: Text, Media, and Transcultural Negotiation

Call for Papers: Association of Chinese and Comparative Literature (ACCL) Biennial Conference: “Text, Media, and Transcultural Negotiation” June 21-23, 2017 The Chinese University of Hong Kong (??????????)  Submission deadline: December 1, 2016. Three types of submission will be accepted: 1) Applicants may submit abstracts for potential inclusion in one of 6 multi-day panels (details appear below); … Read more…

CFP: CASBC/ACÉHL: CONGRESS 2017: Middle Eastern and North African Reading Material in Canada

Panel CFP for The Canadian Association for the Study of Book Culture (CASBC/ACÉHL) Middle Eastern and North African Reading Material in Canada The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have been sources and/or subjects of reading material in Canada since about 1866, when the first Canadian edition of the Arabian Nights was published in Montreal. … Read more…

452°F: Call for Papers #17: Literature, Images, and Politics of Life

452°F Call for Papers #17 Literature, Images, and Politics of Life This monograph aims to map research about the connections between literature and visual arts with posthumanist thinking, and more specifically, with theoretical developments around biopolitics. Over the last years, the number of works addressing the contributions of “animal issues” (ranging from zoology to biopolitics) … Read more…

CFP: Porn Studies: Special issue: Porn on the Couch: Sex, Psychoanalysis, and Screen Cultures/Memories

Call for Papers Porn Studies, special issue, “Porn on the Couch: Sex, Psychoanalysis, and Screen Cultures/Memories” Edited by Ricky Varghese In a letter he penned to his friend Wilhelm Fliess, dated August 1, 1899, Sigmund Freud made an uncanny observation: “I am accustoming myself to the idea of regarding every sexual act as a process … Read more…