CfP: Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception across the Canada-US Border

Cultural Crossings: Production, Consumption, and Reception across the Canada-US Border Second international Culture and the Canada-US Border conference University of Nottingham, 20-22 June 2014 Keynote Speakers: Charles Acland, Danielle Fuller, and DeNel Rehberg Sedo Call for papers http://www.kent.ac.uk/ccusb/events/nottingham.html The Leverhulme Trust-funded Culture and the Canada-US Border international research network is pleased to invite proposals for … Read more…

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…

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…

“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: Culture & Canada-US Border Conference

  CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline Extended (January 15th 2013) http://www.kent.ac.uk/ccusb/events/algoma.html Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity Keynote Speakers: Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Guillermo Verdecchia  The Culture and the Canada-US Border (CCUSB) network invites proposals for 20 minute papers, or full panels, for its inaugural conference to be held at Algoma University, Sault Ste. … Read more…

CfP: Interface between Multiculturalism and Language Education in Canada

  CALL FOR PAPERS for an edited collection entitled Interface between Multiculturalism and Language Education in Canada Edited by Samira ElAtia & Sheena Wilson (University of Alberta) Deadline for Abstracts: January 15th, 2013 Deadline for Full Submission: August 15th, 2013   This collection will address both issues of language education and issues of multicultural education within the … Read more…