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Sep 10th, 2014

CfP: Crisis and Beyond

(Version française ci-après.) Part 1: 30 September – 2 October 2015, University of Innsbruck, Austria Part 2: September 2016, The Banff Centre, Canada In the midst of global violence, unrest, and environmental disaster, a sense of crisis encapsulates us. According to Slavoj Žižek inLiving in the End Times (2010), “the global capitalist system is approaching an apocalyptic zero […]

Sep 9th, 2014

CFP: Congress 2015—The Capital(s) of Comparative Literature

The current crisis facing Comparative Literature, and the humanities in general, is usually attributed to the transvaluation of knowledge in today’s university. With the emergence of the economic paradigm as the only determinant of value, it is no longer self-evident that humanistic inquiry constitutes knowledge. At the same time, it is widely accepted that success […]

Aug 26th, 2014

ACLA 2015 CFP – Last Call

ACLA 2015 CFP – Last Call Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. One final ACLA CFP Update… The close of the seminar submissions process for the 2015 ACLA Annual Meeting is drawing near.  Please be reminded that September 1st, 2014 is the deadline for submitting a seminar to the ACLA for consideration. […]

Aug 10th, 2014

25th Annual Conference, Centre for Comparative Literature (University of Toronto): Survival/La survie

Dear colleagues and friends, We are pleased to announce the 25th annual graduate conference to be held at the Centre for Comparative Literature in the University of Toronto. Its theme will be Survival. The conference will take place from March 12 to March 15, 2015. Our keynote speakers are Professor Christopher Fynsk (University of Aberdeen) […]

Aug 2nd, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS: ACL(X) Otherwise February 5-7 2015, Columbia, SC

What if things were different? What if academic ideas could be expressed in units of 40,000 words, rather than in units of 9000 or 90,000? What if we organized literary study around, not the long eighteenth century or the nation-state, but around the years 1740-1840, or an ecological or physiographic region? What if we imagined […]

Aug 2nd, 2014

CFP: Tusaaji 3 – Vectors of Exchange

Call for Papers Tusaaji  No. 3: Theme: Vectors of Exchange Albeit at times veiled or covert, translation is a critical site to trace the routes and flows of cultural and symbolic circulation and exchange. However intertwined, and even aligned, with the workings of the political and other fields of the social, the cartographies of translation often operate with […]

Jul 23rd, 2014

Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature 3.2 (February 2014) ‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’ is published

‘Neither Here Nor There: The (Non-)Geographical Futures of Comparative Literature’ is a joint special issue, published in conjunction with Canadian Review of Comparative Literature (CRCL) and Peking University of Comparative Literature. This issue features a range of contributions from emerging and established academics in Literature and the Arts, from Canada, the United States, Australia, India, […]

Jul 11th, 2014

CFP: Medea

**** (Version française ci-après) MuseMedusa Issue 2015 Medea nunc sum : Refiguring the Myth of Medea Edited by Marie Carrière There is little doubt that Irish playwright Marina Carr rewrites Euripides’ infanticidal Medea in her tragedy, By the Bog of Cats. The morning after the opening of Carr’s play in San José, California, the World Trader Centre collapsed. Large-scale […]

May 19th, 2014

Canadian Fashion Scholars’ Workshop

Saturday, October 25, 2014, 10am-5pm, McCord Museum, Montréal   All those who work on fashion-related topics in universities, museums, and the creative industries are cordially invited to participate in an upcoming workshop on fashion, organized by Katrina Sark (McGill University), author of Montréal Chic: A Locational History of Montreal Fashion (Intellect Press, forthcoming) and hosted at […]

May 11th, 2014

Vth INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE LITERATURE CONFERENCE/Mersin/Turkey

The “Vth International Comparative Literature Conference” will be held on October, 15-16-17th, 2014 in Mersin University/Turkey. We determined the title of the “Vth International Comparative Literature Conference” as “LOCAL CONTEXTS, GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Transitions, Deviations, Innovations in Literature, Culture and Art”. The inspirations of this title are Ya?ar KEMAL, the writer of local cultural values of Anatolia, and Pierre […]

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