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…

Grad mixer at Congress

The Communication & Culture Graduate Students’ Association is pleased to be hosting a graduate student mixer during Congress at Ryerson University.   TIFF Bell Lightbox, 3rd Floor Learning Studios 350 King Street West Nearest subway stop: St. Andrew station (5 minute walk from TIFF)   Space is limited, so please RSVP through Eventbrite by May … Read more…

CCLA Final Program

CONGRÈS DES SCIENCES HUMAINES CONGRESS OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES Annual Meeting of the Canadian Comparative Literature Association (CCLA) Le congrès annuel de l’association canadienne de littérature comparée (ACLC) Ryerson University 2017 May 28-30 mai   From Here to There: Diversity and Interdisciplinarity in the Practice of Comparative Literature / De l’ici à l’ailleurs : … Read more…

Mikinaakominis / TransCanadas Conference – Toronto, May 2017

Mikinaakominis / TransCanadas Literature, Justice, Relation Keynote Speakers Warren Cariou · Afua Cooper · Dina Al-Kassim Wednesday, May 24 – Saturday, May 27 2017 Mikinaakominis (Turtle Island) / TransCanadas: Literature, Justice, Relation brings together storytellers, poets, novelists, creative non-fiction writers, critics and interdisciplinary practitioners to expand the ongoing dialogue about the relationship of Canadian literatures to … Read more…

CFP: Geospatial Memory and the City

Media Theory Journal (mediatheoryjournal.org) Call for Papers: Deadline (June 1, 2017) Special Issue on Geospatial Memory and the City   Geospatial media has saturated cityscapes and inspired new perspectives on the social world. Beyond its undisputed global reach through popular applications like Google Earth, the geospatial web carries a cluster of implications for local commerce, … Read more…

Announcement: Queer Political Theologies, Toronto, May 5

The conveners would like to thank the University of Toronto’s Women & Gender Studies Institute, the Centre for Comparative Literature, the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies, Trinity College, and the Toronto School of Theology for their indispensable support in helping to organize this event.   Queer Political Theologies Organized by Ricky Varghese, … Read more…

452F CFP: The Paradigm of the Archive in Contemporary Narrative and Visual Culture

Call for Papers #18 The Paradigm of the Archive in Contemporary Narrative and Visual Culture On January 31, 2017, we publish the CFP for the eighteenth issue of 452°F. Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published on January 31, 2018. The CFP is open and addressed to anyone who wishes to contribute … Read more…