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…

The Department of Humanities at Taras Shevchenko Regional Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy of Kremenets (Ukraine) invites you to submit a paper to the 7th annual scientific journal “Kremenets Comparative Studies”. The aim of the scientific journal is to unite literary critics in order to exchange opinions on modern research of the literary phenomena in comparative aspect. … 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: 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…