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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…

CFP: European Congress of Comparative Literature

THE 8TH CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE WILL TAKE PLACE IN LILLE FROM 28TH-31ST AUGUST 2019: “LITERATURE, CULTURAL EXCHANGES AND TRANSMISSION: KNOWLEDGE AND CREATION BETWEEN PAST AND FUTURE”. Organizers: Fiona McIntosh-Varjabédian and Karl Zieger The deadline for abstracts of individual papers and panels has been extended until 22 July, but please let…

CFP: The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune

The Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune is a space of encounter and bilingual discussion in English and in French, where graduate students can share their research projects while reflecting on their discipline. At the first four meetings (organized alternatively in Montréal and Toronto since January 2015) students from a dozen universities presented their scholarly and creative…

CFP: Intersectionality: Theories, Policies, Practices – Grainau, Germany

The Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries is a multidisciplinary academic association which aims to increase and disseminate a scholarly understanding of Canada. For our 2019 annual conference, we invite papers from any discipline that speak to the conference theme of “Intersectionality: Theories, Policies, Practices” with a Canadian or comparative focus. (Papers can be…

Call for Papers: Leonard Cohen: A Retrospective

At the time of his death in November 2016, Leonard Cohen had published two novels, eight poetry collections, and several volumes of selected works. In his better-known role as a singer, he had produced fourteen studio albums (which he once claimed to be hardly different from his books of poems), including You Want It Darker, released in…

CFP: Memory, Affect, Cinema

Dear Colleagues, The intersection of memory and cinema is a robust field of research, but the confluence of memory and affect remains underexplored. While memory and emotion are deeply interconnected, affect and emotion are distinct. Affect theory needs to take account of memory studies, particularly in relation to aesthetics and ethics, on the one hand,…

CFP: The Poetics and Ethics of “Living With”

The Poetics and Ethics of “Living With”: Indigenous, Canadian and Quebecois Feminist Production Today PART I – Banff Centre, Alberta (Canada) October 11-14, 2018 PART II – Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (Norway) Fall 2019 Keynote Addresses: To see is to enter, to be visited. To cross the threshold. And to be transformed……

CFP: The Interpretation of Nizami’s Cultural Heritage in the Modern Period

Abstract deadline: 18th December 2017 Notification of acceptance: 25th December 2017 Deadline for full paper submission for conference: 15th January 2018 Conference Date: 13th March 2018  Arrival: 12th March 2018 The Nizami Ganjavi International is seeking paper, panel and roundtable proposals for an interdisciplinary conference to be held at the Nizami Ganjavi Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan on 13th March, 2018. We are…