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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…

Congress 2018: Early Bird Registration Ends Tomorrow!

Early bird rates end March 31! Tell your members and register now. To find out more about each deadline and each action item, refer to the Planning Guide or check out the Organizers Portal at www.congress2018.ca/organizers. Upcoming key dates: March 31- Early bird registration deadline April 5 – Countdown to Congress meeting April 6 – Deadline to request audio-visual, furnishings and…

Announcement: CCL(x)17 – Re-Viewing Comparative Literature: Issues of Scholarship and Publishing in the Contemporary Conjuncture May 27, 2017, Ryerson University

CCL(x)17 – Re-Viewing Comparative Literature: Issues of Scholarship and Publishing in the Contemporary Conjuncture May 27, 2017, Ryerson University Final Schedule 9:30 – Welcome 9:45-11:00 –Canadian and Indigenous Issues Chair Albert Braz (Alberta) – Heather Macfarlane (Queen’s), Cheryl Suzack (University of Toronto), Simon Harel (Université de Montréal) 11:00-11:15 – Coffee 11:15-12:30 – Issues of English…

Event: Hypochondria and its Discontents Or, the Geriatric Sublime

Please join us, on behalf of the ‘Mourning Sickness’ reading group that convened in Toronto in January-February 2016, for a public lecture on late Kant and the sublime by Professor Rebecca Comay (http://www.philosophy.utoronto.ca/directory/rebecca-comay/). Thursday, March 31st, 4:00pm – 6:00pm Victoria College, Old Building, Chapel (2nd Floor) University of Toronto This space is wheelchair accessible. Light…

Call for Papers: Culture & Canada-US Border Conference

  CALL FOR PAPERS: Deadline Extended (January 15th 2013) http://www.kent.ac.uk/ccusb/events/algoma.html Straddling Boundaries: Hemispherism, Cultural Identity, and Indigeneity Keynote Speakers: Claudia Sadowski-Smith, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Guillermo Verdecchia  The Culture and the Canada-US Border (CCUSB) network invites proposals for 20 minute papers, or full panels, for its inaugural conference to be held at Algoma University, Sault Ste.…

Imaginaire contemporain : la banlieue

Colloque international Figura, le Centre de recherche sur le texte et l’imaginaire, UQAM http://figura.uqam.ca/ Observatoire de l’imaginaire contemporain http://oic.uqam.ca/ Université du Québec à Montréal Montréal, 29-30 avril 2013 La banlieue désigne d’abord et avant tout un phénomène d’urbanisation qui a pris de multiples formes en Occident après la Deuxième Guerre mondiale. En Amérique du Nord,…