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CFP: Congress 2017 Joint-Panel by CAUTG and CCLA

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences Joint-Panel by Canadian Associate of University Teachers of German (CAUTG) and Canadian Comparative Literature Association (CCLA) 27-30 May 2017 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada In the spirit of the conference theme, “From Far and Wide,” the CAUTG and the CCLA are organizing a joint-panel on the figure…

CFP for CCLA/ACQL Panel on Self-Translation and Canadian Writers

In the history of World Literature there are famous examples of authors who translated their own works: Samuel Beckett, Vladimir Nabokov, Italo Calvino and Ngugi wa Thiong’o. The phenomenon has recently been re-examined in a collection of studies edited by Anthony Cordingley, Self-Translation: Brokering Originality in Hybrid Culture (2013). The proposed panel will assemble three…

CFP: Feeling Queer / Queer Feeling

Appel à communications Feeling Queer / Queer Feeling   Colloque International Université de Toronto, Canada 24–26 mai 2017 L’affect est avant tout, dans l’ordre du corps, un phénomène physique et psychique, à la fois en- deçà et au-delà de la représentation, qui mobilise l’expérience concrète de soi, celle de l’autre et celle du monde. En…

CFP: CCLA Congress 2017

CFP: CCLA Congress 2017—From Here to There: Diversity and Interdisciplinarity in the Practice of Comparative Literature The comparative study of literatures and cultures facilitates the understanding of exchanges, border-crossings and cross-cultural negotiations in a globalizing world. The juxtaposition and comparison of a wide variety of diverse ideas, locations, cultures, and schools of thought inspire collaboration…

ACLA Seminar: Comparing Fashion Tales of Travel and Translation

ACLA Seminar: Comparing Fashion Tales of Travel and Translation (http://www.acla.org/comparing-fashion-tales-travel-and-translation) For the ACLA Annual Meeting in Utrecht, July 6-9, 2017, deadline for submissions: Sept. 23, 2016 Organizer: Markus Reisenleitner The fashion system is replete with imaginaries of spatial, temporal and social alterity. While fashion studies has produced ample research that traces the material flows and global centres of garment…

Reminder: ACLA Seminar Proposals

Dear Friend of the ACLA, I’m writing to remind you that August 31 is the final day for submitting proposals for seminars at our upcoming conference at Universiteit Utrecht in Utrecht, the Netherlands, July 6-9, 2017. The portal for submissions can be found at http://www.acla.org/annual-meeting, and will be open until midnight Pacific Standard Time on August 31st. We have…