CFP “Appetites: Discourses of Consumption”

20th Annual CLIFF Conference March 10-12, 2016 Department of Comparative Literature University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Keynote: “A Tale of Deliveries” Rey Chow, Duke University Thursday, March 10, 2015 at 5:00pm Submission Deadline: Dec 1, 2015 Over the past twenty years, the rise of food studies has brought the culinary to the attention of academics, … Read more…

XIV BCES Conference 2016

The XIV Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES) will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria, 14 – 17 June 2016. Founded in 1991, the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2016. You are invited to join the wonderful international community our conferences have so far created and celebrate with us. This is … Read more…

452ºF CFP: Cinco años después del 15M, narrativas de la crisis económica y política

Call for Papers #15 Five years after Spain’s 15-M: Narratives of the Economic and Political Crisis On July 31st 2015, we start the CFP for the fifteenth issue of 452°F. Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, to be published on July 31st 2016. This CFP is open and addressed to anyone who wishes to contribute and who … Read more…

TT hire in Media and Sexuality Studies, McGill University

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies and the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada invite applications for a joint-appointed, tenure track assistant professor position in Media and Sexuality Studies. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding research potential and publication records, substantial and relevant teaching experience or potential, and a … Read more…

Mosaic Call for Submissions – Scale

Within the biological-ecological sciences from which the term Anthropocene emerged, “scale” has a longer history and broader usage than it does within the now-proliferating philosophical, critical, theoretical, and ethical discourses that address environmentalism, climate change, and the Anthropocene’s status as a sixth major extinction event. For the latter discourses, scale often refers to something “bigger” … Read more…

2016 NeMLA panel: Forgetting to Remember: Pathologizing Cultural Amnesia

With the rapidly aging population in North America and around the world, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) rates are skyrocketing to the point of becoming a global epidemic. Yet, this epidemic has not always been around (or so we are told). And so, we are bound to question the genesis of this pathology of forgetting: What if … Read more…

From Memory Loss to Memory Shift, U of T conf, Sept 26, 2015

‘Social death’, ‘empty shell’, ‘everlasting funeral’, ‘living dead’—these are the terms that are often used to talk about persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease (aka AD). The MemoryShift conference was designed to surface the effects of this devastating discourse and the ways in which it imposes suffering, denies persons living with AD their dignity, and excludes them from … Read more…

Trans- Centre for Comparative Literature University of Toronto March 4th– March 6th 2016

Trans- Centre de littérature comparée Université de Toronto 4 mars – 6 mars 2016 Invités d’honneur: TBD Conférence en théorie littéraire Linda Hutcheon et J. Edward Chamberlin: TBD Changements internes et externes. Mouvements vers l’extérieur, au delà ou en dedans. Ce colloque explore le thème de « trans- » sous toutes ses formes, encourageant l’exploration … Read more…

CFP for Louisville Conference (deadline extended to Sept 15)

The 44th annual Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture since 1900 will be held at the University of Louisville, February 18-20, 2016. Critical papers may be submitted on any topic that addresses literary works published since 1900, and/or their relationship with other arts and disciplines (film, journalism, opera, music, pop culture, painting, architecture, law, etc). … Read more…