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ACLA 2022: The American Comparative Literature Association's Annual Meeting, National Taiwan Normal University


Join us for the 2022 Annual Meeting at National Taiwan Normal University, June 15-18, 2022. This will be a fully in person conference. 

Conference Timeline

08.15.2021 - 09.30.2021Call for seminar proposals
10.01.2021 - 10.31.2021Call for papers
11.01.2021 - 11.09.2021Seminar organizers review paper submissions
11.10.2021 - 11.24.2021ACLA Program committee reviews all seminar submissions
11.25.2021 - 12.15.2021Final decisions sent to all applicants
January 2022Travel Grant winners will be announced
June 15-18, 2022ACLA 2022 Annual Meeting


The ACLA will reserve a small room block close to the university and encourages all attendees to plan to seek out their own accommodations. Return to this page in September 2021 for a list of local hotels close to the conference site. All attendees will also be welcome to communicate on our Room Share forum that will also go live in September.

Travel Grants

The ACLA is proud to offer an increased fund for the 2022 travel grants for contingent faculty and graduate students. Return to the site in Fall 2021 for application information.

2022 Registration Rates

$195.00 | Faculty
$95.00 | Independent Scholar

$76.00 | Contingent Faculty (Reduced 20% from $95.00)
$95.00 | Retired Faculty
$68.00 | Graduate student (Reduced 20% from $85.00)

$35.00 | Undergraduate

Contingency Plan
In view of the ongoing pandemic, the 2022 conference may need to be moved online again. The board has developed a contingency plan and will make a final decision in January 2022.  ACLA welcomes your feedback and will be happy to take your questions and listen to concerns about the 2022 conference.  We appreciate your continuing patience and support.  

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Fields of research

Literary historiography, Literary theory, Gender Studies/Queer Studies, Postcolonial studies, World Literature



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Calls for papers

I want to die: The contemporary writer and their suicide, ACLA 2022 at National Taiwan Normal University; Unjust Philologies in the "Modern" University, ACLA 2022, Taipei; Poets and the Conversation of Translation (ACLA 2022 Taipeh); Possibilities in World Literary Criticism(s) (ACLA 2022 Taipeh); Writing with the Mind: The Virtual Essence of Global Magical Realism (ACLA 2022 Taipeh); Je est un author: (Re-)Appearances of the Authorial Subject in Literature and Theory (ACLA 2022, Taipei); Short Fiction in Comparative and World Literature (ACLA 2022, Taipeh); Cultural Decolonization, Digitization and Globalization in Africa (ACLA 2022, Taipeh); Orientation in and through Texts (ACLA 2022, Taipeh); Belonging in French- and German-speaking Literatures. A Transnational Approach (ACLA 2022, Taipeh); New Workers’ Literature: Re-Imagining Global Subaltern Narratives (ACLA 2022, Taipeh - extended deadline); Debating World Literature through National Literature (ACLA 2022, Taipeh - extended deadline); Magister Mundi? Hermann Hesse’s Global Impact (ACLA 2022, Taipeh - extended deadline); Emotional Communities in the Early Period (ACLA 2022, Taipeh - extended deadline)


American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
Date of publication: 27.08.2021
Last edited: 27.08.2021