Keynote Announcement

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Professor Cheryl Suzack (Toronto) will be Keynote Speaker at our annual meeting next May 27-29, held during Congress 2018 at the University of Regina. Suzack specializes in Indigenous law and literature with a particular emphasis on writing by Indigenous women. Suzack teaches courses on comparative Indigenous literatures, … Read more…

CFP #19: The Artists’ Library: Uses of Literary Thought in Film and Visual Arts (1975-2015)

On July 31, 2017, we open the CFP for the nineteenth issue of 452°F. Revista de Teoría de la Literatura y Literatura Comparada, to be published on July 31, 2018. The CFP is open and addressed to anyone who wishes to contribute and who holds at least a BA degree. The following criteria regulates the … Read more…

CFP: Numbers – University of Manitoba

Mosaic an interdisciplinary critical journal ___________________________________________________ Call for Submissions Numbers Mosaic invites innovative and interdisciplinary submissions for a special issue on Numbers. Nations rise and fall on fiscal models. Warfare, marketing, and global trade are driven by statistical analysis, probabilities, and the abstract calculus of Wall Street. Life, literature, and the visual arts are increasingly … Read more…

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…