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Mar 24th, 2013

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 […]

Mar 6th, 2013

2 positions announcement

The Department of Languages at Lakehead University (Thunder Bay Campus) is seeking applicants for two nine-month positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Quebec Literature and in Contemporary French Literature (20th-21st centuries) commencing August 1, 2013. The successful applicants will have a completed or nearly completed PhD in the area required by the position. Preferred […]

Feb 27th, 2013

“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 […]

Jan 20th, 2013

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 […]

Jan 18th, 2013

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, […]

Jan 4th, 2013

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 […]

Jan 2nd, 2013

Call for Papers: TRANSNATIONAL CANONS: MARCH 15, 2013

7th Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature, University of Alberta Keynote Speaker: Dr. Paul Jay, Loyola University Chicago The transnational turn in literary studies is a timely topic. As Paul Jay notes “[transnationalism] has reshaped literary and cultural studies,” “productively complicated the nationalist paradigm,” and “transformed the nature of the locations we study, and focused our attention […]

Dec 11th, 2012

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. […]

Dec 7th, 2012

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 […]

Nov 29th, 2012

Imaginaire contemporain : la banlieue

Colloque international Figura, le Centre de recherche sur le texte et l’imaginaire, UQAM http://figura.uqam.ca/ Observatoire de l’imaginaire contemporain http://oic.uqam.ca/ Université du Québec à Montréal Montréal, 29-30 avril 2013 La banlieue désigne d’abord et avant tout un phénomène d’urbanisation qui a pris de multiples formes en Occident après la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. En Amérique du Nord, […]

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