Archive for: Call for Papers

Aug 28th, 2011

23rd Annual Conference, Centre for Comparative Literature (U. Toronto): (An)Aesthetic of Absence – Une esthétique de l’absence

Texte en français à suivre: (An)Aesthetic of Absence University of Toronto, March 8-10, 2012 Keynote Addresses by J. Hillis Miller (University of California, Irvine) and Rebecca Comay (University of Toronto) The 23rd annual conference of the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto will be held from March 8-10, 2012, and will focus on […]

Aug 26th, 2011

Call for Papers Symposium on Manitoba Writing Winnipeg, Manitoba May 10-12, 2012

On the campus of Canadian Mennonite University Organized by the Manitoba Writers’ Guild Keynote Speakers: Marta Dvorak, E. F. (Ted) Dyck, Dick Harrison, Aritha Van Herk In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Manitoba Writers’ Guild (MWG), you are invited to take part in a Symposium on Manitoba Writing in spring 2012. A welcome […]

Jul 26th, 2011

CFP: Educating the Imagination: A Conference in Honour of Northrop Frye on the Centenary of His Birth

October 4,5,6, 2012, Victoria University in the University of Toronto Twenty years after his death, Northrop Frye, the author of Fearful Symmetry and Anatomy of Criticism, continues to be one of the most read and the most quoted of literary critics.  His attention to form, specifically to genre and mode, and his understanding of literature as a totality have […]

Jul 18th, 2011

CFP: The Pleasures of Romance (York, United Kingdom)

The Fourth Annual International Conference on Popular Romance Studies: The Pleasures of Romance York, United Kingdom 27-29 September, 2012 Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure. Roland Barthes I […]

Jul 16th, 2011

Canadian Creative Writers and Writing Programs CCWWP Conference 2012: Creative Writing in the 21st Century: Research and Practice

Humber Lakeshore Campus, Toronto (French version below) Thursday, May 10th – Sunday, May 13th , 2012 Keynote Speakers: Joseph Boyden, Nicole Brossard, David Fenza, Erin Mouré, Yvette Nolan, and Tim O’Brien This conference offers participants the opportunity to present creative or critical papers and to engage in intellectual exchanges with other teachers and writers; to […]

Jul 15th, 2011

CfP: Performing South Asia at Home and Abroad

South Asian Literary Association (SALA), Seattle 2012   Date: Wed., January 4, 2012 at 9:00am – Thurs., January 5, 2012 at 5:00pm Venue: Hyatt Place Downtown, 110 6th Avenue North (at Denny Way) Keynote Speakers: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and Charles Johnson   Given historical and current events that have shaped South Asia, its diasporas, and the complex identity formations that […]

Jul 3rd, 2011

LE PATRIMOINE LITTÉRAIRE ET CULTUREL LÉGUÉ DANS ET PAR LE LIVRE POUR LA JEUNESSE : ENJEUX ET DÉFIS, D’HIER À AUJOURD’HUI

Appel de communications 7e colloque étudiant du Groupe de recherches et d’études sur le livre au Québec (GRÉLQ) … DES LIVRES POUR « L’AMUSER EN L’INSTRUISANT » (Balzac, Ursule Mirouët) LE PATRIMOINE LITTÉRAIRE ET CULTUREL LÉGUÉ DANS ET PAR LE LIVRE POUR LA JEUNESSE : ENJEUX ET DÉFIS, D’HIER À AUJOURD’HUI Les étudiantes et étudiants du Groupe de recherches et […]

Jul 2nd, 2011

CfP: Tusaaji: A Translation Review

Tusaaji: A Translation Review Call for papers – Inaugural Issue Emancipation Language subjugates and liberates. It is the material of conformity and consent as well as of change and emancipation. Translation, by definition an act of transformation in and through language, is a site and an act of emancipatory potential. This inaugural issue of Tusaaji […]

Jul 1st, 2011

MEASURE AND EXCESS / (DÉ)MESURES CANADIENNES: call for contributions, appel à contributions

TransCanadiana: Polish Journal of Canadian Studies, N° 5/2012. Guest-edited by Tomasz Sikora and Michał Krzykawski / Revue polonaise d’études canadiennes, numéro 5/2012. Éditeurs invités : Tomasz Sikora et Michał Krzykawski Ostensibly dedicated to the virtue of moderation, Canadian culture is also producing intense contestations over the boundaries of the “proper,” the “orderly” and the “presentable.” […]

Jun 26th, 2011

Call for Submissions: Global Dialogues

Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature invites submissions to Issue 2.1 (Jan 2012) describing the participation of literary works – historical or contemporary, upmarket or downmarket – in the global intersection of languages and literatures, groups and cultures. Comparative articles emphasizing literary criticism, cultural theory or book history are welcome. Possible areas of investigation include: anthologizing […]

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