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…

Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture Royal Holloway, University of London

Please see below and feel free to distribute the following opportunity widely: https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.uk/vacancies.aspx?cat=923 http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/ALG836/lecturer-in-comparative-literature-and-culture/ Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Culture Royal Holloway, University of London – School of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures Location: Egham Salary: £40,645 to £48,088 per annum, including London Allowance Hours:Full Time Contract Type:Contract / Temporary Placed on:3rd June 2015 Closes:16th … Read more…

DHSI@Congress Workshops: Saturday May 30th and Sunday May 31st at the University of Ottawa

Are you curious about how the Digital Humanities can support your research, teaching, and dissemination? This email is a quick reminder about the DHSI@Congress, a series of 2.5-hour workshops for scholars, staff, and students interested in a hands-on introduction to DH tools, techniques, and methods. The DHSI@Congress workshops, which run on Saturday May 30th and … Read more…

York Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Digital Humanities and Social Justice, deadline 6 July 2015

Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Digital Humanities and Social Justice The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies seeks to appoint a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Digital Humanities and Social Justice. The successful candidate will be a senior academic at the level of Professor with an outstanding international reputation as a research leader, … Read more…

CfP: From MemoryLoss to MemoryShift: Rethinking the Discourse of Pathology, September 26, 2015, Toronto

Centre for Memory and Testimony Studies @ Wilfrid Laurier University “Memory(Loss)” Research Group Since the late 1980s, Alzheimer’s disease has been regarded as “a much feared stigmatizing label that carries with it the force of a sentence of social death” (Kontos, 2006). We often hear Alzheimer’s patients talked about as ‘empty shells’; such expressions suggest … Read more…