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…

Three Sessional Instructor Positions, 2015/16 Centre for Global Studies, Huron University College, London, Ontario

The Centre for Global Studies invites applications for the following three Sessional Instructor positions it seeks to fill for the 2015/16 academic year: – Global Cartographies/Chronographies – Global Inequalities – Global Power and Insecurities The teaching load for each of these positions is 3/3, where the Instructor would teach three undergraduate courses in the fall … Read more…

Mosaic Call for Papers – Letters

Mosaic invites innovative and interdisciplinary submissions for a special issue on the theme of philosophy’s, literature’s, or any other discipline’s, letters. Traditionally, letters have been regarded as “non-serious” or at least as superfluous to the critical enterprise proper (consider Kant’s division of Plato the letter-writer from Plato the philosophical father). But can letters themselves be … Read more…

Call for Papers: ICLA Vienna 2016

Dear ICLA members, We just wanted to inform you that Achim Hoelter has put out a Call for Papers for Vienna 2016 on the website that’s been developed for the conference. You’ll find the site at: http://icla2016.univie.ac.at ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE DE LITTÉRATURE COMPARÉE | INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LITERATURE ASSOCIATION (AILC | ICLA) http://www.ailc-icla.org/site/ Brigham Young University 3168 JFSB Provo UT 84602-6702 USA Tel: (+1) 801-422-5598 Fax: … Read more…

ACLA State of the Discipline Report

A message from the ACLA: As you move into a new term and a new year, you may enjoy taking a look at the most recent content we’ve added to the ACLA State of the Discipline Report website, stateofthediscipline.acla.org: for example, Wendy Belcher on “discursive possession” as a mode of European authorial agency in the postcolonial context, Graciela Boruszko … Read more…

CFP Alternative Voices Comp Lit Grad Conference

Coordinates of Comparison 2015 University of Alberta’s 9th Annual Graduate Conference in Comparative Literature ALTERNATIVE VOICES: TRANS-VERSING GENRES AND FORMS ACROSS DISCIPLINES 13 March 2015 NEW Submission deadline: 29 January 2015 With the full swing of the critical turn in the Humanites and Social Sciences, which was fueled by numerous trends such as post-structuralism, post-colonialism, … Read more…

ALCC : Un appel pour membres du Comité exécutif / CCLA: Call for Executive Members

Please circulate widely/ circuler largement s’il vous plaît (le français suit) According to its recently updated Constitution, the Canadian Comparative Literature Association/ Association de littérature comparée canadienne (CCLA/ ALCC) is mandated with holding elections for members of its Executive every two years, with the next election to take place at its Annual General Meeting at … Read more…

Save Wilfrid Laurier University Press

A petition to support WLU Press: If you have trouble viewing or submitting this form, you can fill it out online: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1usKxtzCm0KYZdUWrsYxwDzyUyv3navt1sSZJsm5wFfU/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link Required Sign your 1) name and title, 2) affiliation and email below to help us save WLU Press * With the recently released Integrated Planning and Resource Management report, it has come to the attention … Read more…

CFP: Queer Frontiers in Canadian and Québécois Literature

The concept of frontier is most productive in thinking about queer experience. The spatial frontier separates the invisibility of private intimacy from the visibility of public life; the freedom and security of queer districts (for instance, the Village in Montreal, Church Street in Toronto, and Davie Street in Vancouver) from the heteronormative erasure of queer life in towns and … Read more…