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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,…

Deadline for Travel Fund to Congress 2018 Extended to Jan. 15

Happy New Year! The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences has extended its deadline to apply for travel fund awards to Congress 2018 in Regina, SK, to January 15, 2018. This is an excellent opportunity for graduate students to take advantage of a generous fund representing 600 student awards totaling $270,000. In addition to…