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…

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…