ACLA seminar submisions portal is now live!

The ACLA seminar submissions portal is now live and ready to accept proposals for seminars at our upcoming conference in Cambridge MA, March 17-20, 2016. The portal can be found at http://www.acla.org/annual-meeting. Our process for submitting seminars and papers has changed, and I encourage you to read the information below to learn more. The deadline for … Read more…

Assistant Professor Position in Media Culture and History / University of Alberta

Competition No.  –   A110426792 Closing Date  –   Will remain open until filled. The Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Media Culture and History, to begin 1 July 2016. Applicants must hold a PhD or be close to completion, and will have a superior teaching … Read more…

CfP: MLA International Symposia: Translating the Humanities Düsseldorf, Germany, 23–25 June 2016

Other Europes: Migrations, Translations, Transformations The Modern Language Association of America, the world’s largest professional organization for scholars of literature and language, announces its first conference outside the United States and Canada, organized in collaboration with the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf. Europe remains a conspicuous part of the global public imagination and a haunting … Read more…

Call for Contributions: Translating Queer / Queer Translation in Canadian and Québec Texts

Queer Theory and Translation Studies intersect in a number of surprising yet productive ways: their fundamental questioning of the essentialisms of identities and languages, of the status of the “original” and the “copy”; their engagement with the ludic aspects of performativity of genders, bodies, systems and language, forms of enunciation, modes of representation, and their “effects” and reception; their … Read more…

ICLA 2016 – XXIst Congress, July 21 – July 27, 2016 University of Vienna, Austria

Group sessions now available: http://icla2016.univie.ac.at/group-sections/ ICLA 2016 Association Internationale de Littérature Comparée/ International Comparative Literature Association XXIst Congress, July 21 – July 27, 2016 University of Vienna, Austria CONGRESS THEME The many languages of comparative literature Individual proposal submission due (congress sessions):  August 31, 2015 Acceptance notice due: December 31, 2015 Proposals must be written in … Read more…

Issei Call for Chairs

The next conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas—ISSEI’s 15th conference—will be held in cooperation with The University of Lodz, Poland, July 11-15, 2016 Conference Co-Chairs: Professor Krystyna Kujawinska Courtney British and Commonwealth Studies, University of Lodz, ul. Narutowicza 65 Poland Email: krystyna.kujawinska52@gmail.com Dr. Edna Rosenthal The European Legacy/ ISSEI Israel Email: Edna.Rosenthal@smkb.ac.il The … Read more…

CFP of the Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune

(English follows, see also: https://complittoronto.wordpress.com/2015/06/11/2nd-edition-of-the-tribune/) Invitation à participer à : La tribune des étudiant-e-s en littérature comparée – 2ème édition 30 octobre 2015 Université de Toronto Comparatistes : Affirmez-vous ! La Tribune des étudiant-e-s en littérature comparée est un espace de rencontre permettant aux étudiant-e-s de deuxième et troisième cycles de partager leurs projets de recherche … Read more…

CFP: Graduate Conference: Global Identities in a Digital Age (Toronto, Nov 13, 2015; Deadline: July 30, 2015)

A joint graduate conference by the University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo Date: November 13th, 2015 Location: Hart House, University of Toronto Deadline for abstracts: July 30th, 2015 Keynote speakers: tba As inhabitants of a digital global space, we all form identities that may or may not differ greatly from our non-virtual selves. Informed … Read more…

CfP: “Sur les traits d’union / On Hyphens”

(English follows) Deuxième symposium annuel sur le multiculturalisme et le plurilinguisme au Canada Université d’Ottawa, 20-21 février 2016 Appel à communications Le Département des langues et littératures modernes organise son deuxième symposium annuel à l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la langue maternelle (le 21 février) proclamée par l’UNESCO. Sous le titre « Sur les … Read more…