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CFP: Timepieces

Timepieces  What is time? How do we think about it? These timeless questions haunt us still. From Aristotle’s unities of time and space, to Einstein’s theory of space-time dichotomy, to Bergson’s duration, the issue of temporal representation has raised questions about chronology/chronometry and conceptions of time as cyclical, linear, or multi-directional. Literature and other artistic…

CFP: University of Macau

Please click the link below for details on the Call for Papers for the 2019 Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association to be held at the University of Macau from July 29 to August 2, 2019. Link: http://icla2019.medmeeting.org/Content/105484

CFP: Environmental Humanities

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce the call for papers for the next issue of 452oF: Journal of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, which will focus on “Environmental Humanities: Ecocriticism and Cultural Decolonialization“. The journal has published nineteen issues so far and been included in several indexes. If you are still not familiar with 452oF, we kindly…

CFP: Comparative Canadian Literature: New Directions

We are organizing a session on ‘Comparative Canadian Literature: New Directions’ for the HSS Congress 2019 at UBC in Vancouver, June 2-5.  Building on the work of pioneers in the comparative studies of Canadian writing such as Ron Sutherland, Clément Moisan, Patricia Smart, E.D. Blodgett, Barbara Godard, Philip Stratford and others the session will explore…

CFP: American Comparative Literature Association

We are pleased to announce that the paper submission portal for ACLA 2019 (Georgetown University in Washington, DC, March 7-10, 2019) is now open and available at https://www.acla.org/node/add/paper. Please fill out all necessary fields in the online form to propose a paper. Abstracts must be received by 9 AM EST on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Current ACLA…

CFP: Literary Back-Translations

Over time, some translations of literary works are returned to their original languages. For example, Antonin Artaud’s 1931 French translation of Matthew Gregory Lewis’ gothic novel The Monk was back-translated into English in 2003. Such back-translations challenge the assumption that an original can only be superior to its translation and raise questions about what an ‘original’ actually…

CFP: Bronwen Wallace: Essays on Her Work

2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the death of Bronwen Wallace (1945-1989), a significant Canadian poet, prose-writer, and activist. Though her life began and ended in Kingston, Ontario, her influence was felt across the country. Her five collections of poetry, Marrying into the Family (1980), Signs of the Former Tenant (1983), Common Magic (1985), The Stubborn Particulars of Grace (1987), and Keep That Candle Burning Bright and…

CFP: The Scattered Pelican

Dear colleagues, The Scattered Pelican editorial team hopes you have had a great summer so far, and enjoins you to read and distribute the attached Call for Papers for the Fall 2018 issue of The Scattered Pelican, the Graduate Journal of Comparative Literature at Western University in London, Ontario. The Scattered Pelican is a double-blind, peer-reviewed journal…