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Aug 2nd, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS: ACL(X) Otherwise February 5-7 2015, Columbia, SC

What if things were different? What if academic ideas could be expressed in units of 40,000 words, rather than in units of 9000 or 90,000? What if we organized literary study around, not the long eighteenth century or the nation-state, but around the years 1740-1840, or an ecological or physiographic region? What if we imagined […]

Aug 2nd, 2014

CFP: Tusaaji 3 – Vectors of Exchange

Call for Papers Tusaaji  No. 3: Theme: Vectors of Exchange Albeit at times veiled or covert, translation is a critical site to trace the routes and flows of cultural and symbolic circulation and exchange. However intertwined, and even aligned, with the workings of the political and other fields of the social, the cartographies of translation often operate with […]

Jul 23rd, 2014

Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature 3.2 (February 2014) ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’ is published

‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’ is a joint special issue, published in conjunction with Canadian Review of Comparative Literature (CRCL) and Peking University of Comparative Literature. This issue features a range of contributions from emerging and established academics in Literature and the Arts, from Canada, the United States, Australia, India, […]

Jul 11th, 2014

CFP: Medea

**** (Version française ci-après) MuseMedusa Issue 2015 Medea nunc sum : Refiguring the Myth of Medea Edited by Marie Carrière There is little doubt that Irish playwright Marina Carr rewrites Euripides’ infanticidal Medea in her tragedy, By the Bog of Cats. The morning after the opening of Carr’s play in San José, California, the World Trader Centre collapsed. Large-scale […]

May 19th, 2014

Canadian Fashion Scholars’ Workshop

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10am-5pm, McCord Museum, Montréal   All those who work on fashion-related topics in universities, museums, and the creative industries are cordially invited to participate in an upcoming workshop on fashion, organized by Katrina Sark (McGill University), author of Montréal Chic: A Locational History of Montreal Fashion (Intellect Press, forthcoming) and hosted at […]

May 11th, 2014

Vth INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LITERATURE CONFERENCE/Mersin/Turkey

The “Vth International Comparative Literature Conference” will be held on October, 15-16-17th, 2014 in Mersin University/Turkey. We determined the title of the “Vth International Comparative Literature Conference” as “LOCAL CONTEXTS, GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Transitions, Deviations, Innovations in Literature, Culture and Art”. The inspirations of this title are Ya?ar KEMAL, the writer of local cultural values of Anatolia, and Pierre […]

May 8th, 2014

TRANSVERSE JOURNAL CALL FOR PAPERS 2014: GOLD RUSH

Gold rush is a label that we use for the incomparable sequence of gold discoveries in the New World in late 1800s. The name was coined in the 1850s in the press and advertising campaigns to attract large numbers of fortune seekers globally, while local populations, native and settlers alike were oftentimes indifferent to the […]

May 3rd, 2014

Langage du souci et éthique du care dans la littérature contemporaine/ Language and Ethics of Care in Contemporary Literature

Friday, October 31st 2014. Carrefour des arts et des sciences, Université de Montréal. Please send your proposals (400 words, in English or French) and a short bio (50 words) in a Word or PDF document to Dominique.Hetu@umontreal.ca before June 1st 2014. See attached pdf for details. Affiche_Care_ConferenceFinale

Apr 25th, 2014

Second Annual International Symposium on Comparative Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria, 7 – 10 Oct 2014

It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the Second Annual International Symposium on Comparative Sciences in Sofia, Bulgaria, 7 – 10 October 2014. Held in Sofia – the second oldest city in Europe with a rich history and warm hospitality – this year’s program will include exciting presentations, roundtables, and a range of events that will […]

Mar 15th, 2014

Comparative Literature Studies – Special Issue on South Asia, 2015

Beyond the Anglophone: Comparative South Asian Literary Studies With the advent of postcolonial studies in North America in the 1980s, there has been significant scholarly output on South Asian literatures. However, literary criticism and commentary have generally focused on Anglophone writing from South Asia and in the diaspora. At the same time, some two-dozen literary […]

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