CfP: Shifting Grounds: Cultural Tectonics Along the Pacific Rim

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Campus Germersheim, Germany July 17-19, 2014 SHIFTING GROUNDS: CULTURAL TECTONICS ALONG THE PACIFIC RIM Call for Papers Geological in origin, the term ‘Pacific Rim’ refers to a zone of high tectonic stresses, of seismic and volcanic energy, along the margins of the Pacific Ocean, thus conceptually tying together the Americas, the islands … Read more…

APPEL DE CANDIDATURES: Professeure ou professeur en littérature anglaise

APPEL DE CANDIDATURES Professeure ou professeur en littérature anglaise (Poste régulier menant à la permanence) Profil du poste : Pouvoir enseigner au niveau du premier cycle dans les domaines de la littérature britannique, canadienne et étatsunienne; Participer activement à la vie universitaire en milieu minoritaire; Maintenir un programme de recherche actif. Exigences : Doctorat (Ph.D.) … Read more…

CfP: Le Canada : une culture de métissage / Transcultural Canada

Le Canada : une culture de métissage / Transcultural Canada Colloque international / 24 – 25 octobre 2013 Université de Saint-Boniface / Winnipeg (English text follows) Le métissage est un concept polysémique qui occupe un très grand champ d’applications dans l’analyse des sociétés contemporaines, surtout celles – comme le Canada – qui sont caractérisées par l’hétérogénéité … Read more…

2 positions announcement

The Department of Languages at Lakehead University (Thunder Bay Campus) is seeking applicants for two nine-month positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Quebec Literature and in Contemporary French Literature (20th-21st centuries) commencing August 1, 2013. The successful applicants will have a completed or nearly completed PhD in the area required by the position. Preferred … Read more…

“Papers, Please”: Knowledge at the Borders of Disciplinarity

Graduate Student Conference Friday, April 26 & Saturday, April 27, 2013 Graduate Program in Humanities, York University, Toronto, Ontario Our work in the Humanities brings us into contact with implicit and explicit bodies of knowledge, each of which has its own history, limitations and boundaries. We would like to consider the relationship between knowledge and … Read more…

CfP: Virgin Envy: Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Virginity

Virgin Envy: Contemporary Approaches to the Study of Virginity Eds. Jonathan A. Allan, Cristina Santos, and Adriana Spahr Contemporary culture has seen a renewed interest in virgins, from Bella Swan and Edward Cullen to Anastasia Steele to Steve Carrell’s infamous 40-old-virgin to the rise of Purity Clubs. How do we understand these discussions and representations … Read more…

Call for Papers: A matter of lifedeath

Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature CALL FOR PAPERS AN INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE A matter of lifedeath October 1-4, 2014 The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Andrea Carlino, Françoise Dastur, David Palumbo-Liu, H. Peter Steeves, Elisabeth Weber With immense pleasure and great anticipation, Mosaic invites writers from across the disciplines (architecture, film, history, … Read more…

CfP: Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature

Call for Papers Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature Issue 3.2 (Summer 2013) ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’ This is a Joint Special Issue between Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Peking University Journal of Comparative Literature, and Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature. In this special issue, Inquire invites article submissions that consider the relationship between geography and the … Read more…

Call for Papers: TRANSNATIONAL CANONS: MARCH 15, 2013

7th Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, University of Alberta Keynote Speaker: Dr. Paul Jay, Loyola University Chicago The transnational turn in literary studies is a timely topic. As Paul Jay notes “[transnationalism] has reshaped literary and cultural studies,” “productively complicated the nationalist paradigm,” and “transformed the nature of the locations we study, and focused our attention … Read more…