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Jul 18th, 2013

Sad News: Prof. Lois Jaeck

Dear colleagues, It is my extremely sad duty to write to tell you that our colleague and friend Professor Lois Jaeck passed away on July 13, following a battle with cancer. Lois completed her undergraduate, MA, and PhD degrees at the University of British Columbia. Her PhD dissertation was in Comparative Literature – English, French, […]

Jul 18th, 2013

24th Annual Conference, Centre for Comparative Literature (University of Toronto): Joy/La joie

Le texte français suit le texte anglais: JOY Centre for Comparative Literature University of Toronto February 27th – March 1st, 2014 “JOY” is the theme for the 24th annual conference of the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto. We invite you to consider the idea of joy in literary, theoretical, and interdisciplinary […]

Jun 28th, 2013

Call for Papers: Anita Rau Badami

We invite scholarly articles on Anita Rau Badami’s writing, both fiction and non-fiction, for a book collection on her work to be published through the Guernica Writers’ Series (www.guernicaeditions.com) The Guernica Writers’ Series has historically been focused on providing Canadian writers, namely ethno-cultural writers, with scholarly attention.  In many cases this series has produced the […]

Jun 28th, 2013

TOPIA Book Reviews

TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies is currently soliciting book reviews and review essays for an upcoming special issue on finance. Authors are invited to select works to review from the following list of titles. Priority will be given to requests for longer review essays, in which two or more titles are discussed in relation […]

Jun 28th, 2013

Call for Papers: Guernica Canadian Writers Series, Michael Ondaatje

Seeking contributions by scholars from any relevant discipline on the works of Michael Ondaatje for the Guernica Writers Series (to be published by Guernica Press  www.guernicaeditions.com/writers.html). This is a peer reviewed, edited collection of essays that focuses on any of the works of this author including novels, poetry, and film. Deadline for submission of an […]

Jun 20th, 2013

Call for Papers: Affecting Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today/ Appel à contributions: L’affect et l’écriture des femmes au Québec et au Canada aujourd’hui

Call for Papers: Affecting Women’s Writing in Canada & Québec Today November 15-17, 2013, Université de Montréal (Version française ci-après) Bilingual CFP Montreal

Jun 18th, 2013

Mosaic CfPs

Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature Two Calls for Submissions 1) Queer/Affect Mosaic invites innovative, interdisciplinary, literary, and critical papers for a special issue on the potential of queer intervention into affect theory, an issue that will explore non-normative ways of feeling, existing, and relating. We invite papers on topics that might […]

Jun 9th, 2013

Reminder of the CFP for 452ºF Journal: Theatre and Dictatorship

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to send you this last reminder of the call for papers for the next issue of 452ºF: Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, which will focus on Theatre and Dictatorship in the 20th Century.  The deadline for article submission is July 31. Best regards, 452ºF Editorial Board http://www.452f.com revista@452f.com […]

Jun 9th, 2013

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 […]

May 12th, 2013

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 […]

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