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…

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…

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…

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…