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Full-time PhD Position at the ULB in German/Comparative Literature – Deadline April 30, 2018

At the Université libre de Bruxelles (Faculty of Letters, Communication, and Translation), a position of an “Assistant” in German/Comparative Literature has been advertised for an initial period of two years, renewable up to six years. The candidate will carry out a PhD project with a thesis in the field of German/Comparative literature or culture. As the position…

CFP: Intangible Heritage: Scenes of Urban Innovation – Athens, Greece

FIFTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF THE CULTURE OF CITIES (IASCC) The conference on Intangible Heritage: Scenes of Urban Innovation will convene on July 10-13, 2018 at The National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in Athens, Greece and is co-sponsored by the Culture of Cities Centre, Toronto. Hosted in collaboration with…

CFP: Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts

We’d like to invite an art historian, comparatist, or literary scholar in the field of the environmental humanities to contribute to our edited volume Romantic Legacies: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Contexts, to be published in the Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature series in 2019. The volume comprises two major national groupings: first, the major Romantic traditions that developed in Germany, Britain,…

CFP: Kremenets Comparative Studies, Ukraine

Dear Colleagues, The Department of Humanities at Taras Shevchenko Regional Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy of Kremenets (Ukraine) invites you to submit a paper to the 8th annual scientific journal “Kremenets Comparative Studies” (ISSN 2311-262X). The aim of the scientific journal is to unite literary critics in order to exchange opinions on modern research of the literary phenomena in comparative aspect. During extra-mural…

CFP: Georgian Comparative Literature Association

Dear Colleague, It is our great pleasure to invite you to the upcoming 12th symposium, which will be held in September 26-28, 2018 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The topic of the symposium is: The Idea of State Sovereignty and XX Century Literature (Dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the Declaration of Georgia’s State Independence) Organized by:…

CFP: Doletiana 7 – The Fictional Turn of Translation Studies

Issue 7 of Doletiana will be devoted to studying the different ways in which the representation of the translator and of professional translation appear in literary and audio-visual fiction. Toward the end of the 20th century, translation studies have shifted from the textual description of translations to the incorporation of cultural and sociological aspects and,…