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CCLA 2018 DEADLINE EXTENDED

CCLA Annual Meeting • Congress 2018 • University of Regina  Deadline: January 15th, 2018 Keynote: Cheryl Suzack (Toronto): Historicizing Indigenous Dispossession: The Photographs of Elaine Goodale Eastman and the Advocacy for Indigenous Rights Gathering Diversities in Comparative Literature Comparatists have championed diversity as a mark of research excellence for generations. However, this commitment has been under…

ComCult Announcement from Ryerson University

Colleagues, Ryerson is now accepting applications for MA & PhD spaces for 2018-19 in the Ryerson side of the York/Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture (ComCult). Please circulate widely to your senior undergraduate students and graduating MA students. The York/Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture is an interdisciplinary initiative unmatched anywhere…

CCLA 2018: Gathering Diversities in Comparative Literature

Comparatists have championed diversity as a mark of research excellence for generations. However, this commitment has been under threat from a broad revaluation of knowledge across the university, and by the demand, often voiced by outside forces, to legitimize our existence. As such, diversity in academic research has been framed as both the enemy and…

Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune – November 17, 2017

We are pleased to invite you to attend the 4th Comparative Literature Students’ Tribune, to take place at the University of Toronto this Friday, November 17th. The Tribune is a space of encounter and bilingual discussion (English-French) where Comparative Literature graduate students can present their research projects and reflect on their discipline. The event will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in…

New Publication from Eva Kushner

John Benjamin’s Publishing Company (Amsterdam) has just announced the publication of “La nouvelle culture (1480-1520)”, part II of the Renaissance sub-series of the “Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages”, edited by Eva Kushner. For further information: https://benjamins.com

Keynote Announcement

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce that Professor Cheryl Suzack (Toronto) will be Keynote Speaker at our annual meeting next May 27-29, held during Congress 2018 at the University of Regina. Suzack specializes in Indigenous law and literature with a particular emphasis on writing by Indigenous women. Suzack teaches courses on comparative Indigenous literatures,…

Monkey Business Book Launch

Dear Friends, Since its first issue in 2011, Monkey Business: New Writing from Japan has showcased the best of contemporary Japanese and North American literature. Monkey Business is the in-translation offspring of the Tokyo-based magazine MONKEY. Creating a literary bridge between Japan and North America, the launch events allow writers to have a chance to…

Appel de communications / Call for Papers

L’art queer de la performance / Queer Art Performance Colloque international Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada 2, 3 et 4 mai 2018 Le rapport entre la théorie queer et les théories de la performance, du performatif et de la performativité a été marqué très fortement par la publication de Gender Trouble (1990) et de…