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Sep 29th, 2013

CfP: CCLA special session

How do queer theories, gender and sexuality studies, or feminist perspectives relate to the topic of surveying Comparative Literature’s boundaries and borders? Sponsoring a special session in this year’s Canadian Comparative Literature Association’s (CCLA) program, The International Comparative Literature Association’s Committee on Comparative Gender Studies invites papers which engage specifically with the above topic and […]

Sep 22nd, 2013

Conference: The Transnational Imaginaries of M. G. Vassanji

The Transnational Imaginaries of M. G. Vassanji: http://amtez.net/mgv November 8-10, 2013 School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK Organizers: Dr. Asma Sayed, Dr. Karim Murji, Dr. Itesh Sachdev The Transnational Imaginaries of M. G. Vassanji, an international conference which is to be held from November 8-10, 2013, is an attempt to bring […]

Sep 22nd, 2013

CFP Glendon Graduate Student Conference in Translation Studies (Toronto, 2014)

Call for Papers Conference title:  Reflections of a Translated World: Towards a Disciplinary Meta-Awareness Languages:  English, French, Spanish Date of conference:  Saturday, March 8, 2014 Location and organizers:  Toronto, Glendon College, York University, graduate students in translation studies Submission deadline:  Monday, October 4, 2013 Keynote speaker:  Maria Tymoczko See below for the English version (and […]

Sep 22nd, 2013

452ºF CFP: Literaturas Ibéricas Comparadas / Iberian Comparative Literatures

Estimados colegas: Nos complace hacerles llegar la convocatoria del próximo número de 452ºF: Revista de Teoría de la Literatura y Literatura Comparada, cuyo monográfico versará sobre Literaturas Ibéricas Comparadas. En documento adjunto podrán encontrar la convocatoria detallada, que les agradeceríamos que difundiesen entre sus contactos. La revista, que cuenta ya con nueve números publicados, ha […]

Sep 15th, 2013

Reminder: Proposals for Mosaic’s “A matter of lifedeath” Conference due December 9, 2013

Mosaic: a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature CALL FOR PAPERS AN INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE A matter of lifedeath October 1-4, 2014 The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Andrea Carlino, Françoise Dastur, David Palumbo-Liu, H. Peter Steeves, Elisabeth Weber With immense pleasure and great anticipation, Mosaic invites writers from across the disciplines […]

Sep 14th, 2013

CFP Cognitive Futures in the Humanities

The 2nd International Conference of Cognitive Futures in the Humanities will take place at Durham University, 24-26 April 2014. Please download the Cognitive Futures 2 CFP. http://medicalhumanities.wordpress.com/2013/09/09/cognitive-futures-in-the-humanities-cfp-2nd-international-conference-durham-24-26-april-2014/ Paula Leverage, PhD Associate Professor of French and Medieval Studies School of Languages and Cultures Purdue University West Lafayette IN 47907 Tel: (765) 494 9661 leverage@purdue.edu

Sep 7th, 2013

CFP: CCLA Congress 2014 – ACLC Congrès 2014

CFP: Congress 2014—Surveying Comparative Literature’s Boundaries Comparative Literature is often seen as a quixotic discipline, since it attempts to cover not only the totality of literary production around the world but also the relations between literature and such diverse fields as music, sculpture, painting, theatre, and film, to say nothing of history, sociology, anthropology, folklore, […]

Aug 20th, 2013

Queering Popular Romance

In 1997, Kay Mussell called upon scholars of popular romance “to incorporate analysis of lesbian and gay romances into our mostly heterosexual models.” Today, closing in on two decades later, that challenge has yet to be met.  Although print and digital venues for LGBTQ romance have proliferated, meeting a growing demand for such work among […]

Aug 3rd, 2013

CfP Transnational Regionalism

CfP: Special Issue of the European Journal of American Studies on “Transnational Approaches to North American Regionalism” Guest editors: Florian Freitag (JGU Mainz, Germany) & Kirsten Sandrock (U Göttingen, Germany) Earlier discussions of literary and cultural regionalism in North America have frequently tended to cluster around specific regions and their relations to the nation. By […]

Jul 18th, 2013

Sad News: Prof. Lois Jaeck

Dear colleagues, It is my extremely sad duty to write to tell you that our colleague and friend Professor Lois Jaeck passed away on July 13, following a battle with cancer. Lois completed her undergraduate, MA, and PhD degrees at the University of British Columbia. Her PhD dissertation was in Comparative Literature – English, French, […]

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