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CfP: Philosophy and Kafka

This project is already somewhat developed.  In order to supplement an already established list of contributions, the editors will be selecting ONE proposal for EACH of the following specific topics: 1) Hannah Arendt on Kafka 2) Theodor W. Adorno on Kafka The two selected proposals will show an obvious concern with how philosophy might relate…

CfP: imaginations

Call for Papers: Special Issue: imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies | Revue d’Etudes Interculturelles de l’Image Stealing the Image We are dedicating a special issue of Imaginations to examine the shifting notions of ownership. What does it say about our contemporary notions of art when an artist is sued for stealing a news photo…

Freud After Derrida Conference 2010

FREUD AFTER DERRIDA Oct. 6-9, 2010 The University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: David Farrell Krell, Alberto Pérez-Gómez, Samuel Weber, David Wills, Sarah Wood The conference engages Freud’s work as it continues to inform and provoke research and discussion across the disciplines (e.g., architecture, film, history, literature, philosophy, religion, science), and particularly, as it…

Kay postdoctoral fellowship: culture and politics in the francophone world

Brandeis University invites applications for a two-year Kay postdoctoral fellow working on culture and politics in the francophone world, to begin in Fall 2011.  Areas of interest could include, but are not limited to, legacies of colonialism and post-colonialism, literary and cultural representations of the immigration experience, or language, culture and politics in francophone countries. …

CFP: Questioning Hybridity-Discourse (Deadline: Sept.30, 2010) – NeMLA, New Brunswick, NY, April 7-10, 2011

CALL FOR PAPERS Questioning Hybridity-Discourse: Colonial Métissage, Postcolonialism, and Globalization 42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) April 7-10, 2011 New Brunswick, NY – Hyatt New Brunswick Host Institution: Rutgers University This panel seeks papers that address hybridity from colonial, postcolonial and global perspectives. Proposals should critically examine postcolonial discourse on hybridity and offer…

Call for Submissions: INQUIRE

Inquire is a new peer-reviewed international journal of Comparative Literature to be published online by the graduate students of the Program of Comparative Literature at the University of Alberta beginning January 2011. Inquire aims to build upon the successes of Comparative Literature as a multifaceted discipline that emphasizes the study of minor literatures and languages,…

CFP: Iconoclasm, March 17-19, 2011

Iconoclasm: The Breaking and Making of Images University of Toronto, March 17–19, 2011 Keynote Address by Carol Mavor (Manchester) (others to be confirmed) The 22nd annual conference of the Centre for Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto in March 2011 will focus on the idea of Iconoclasm, the breaking of images and the making…