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…

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…