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  1. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 15.10.2018
    Configuring ‘World Theatre’: Gaining Global Perspectives on Transnational and Intercultural Drama and Performance
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Abstracts are invited for a two-day conference on Configuring ‘World Theatre’: Gaining Global Perspectives on Transnational and Intercultural Drama and Performance to take place at the University of Edinburgh, 20-21 June 2019. We welcome papers on...

    Fields of research World Literature,  Literature and other forms of art
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  2. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 25.02.2019
    Materiality, Infrastructure, and Circulation in Comparative and World Literature. The Eighth Sino-American Comparative and World Literature Symposium Sept. 26-28 2019, Penn State University, University Park, USA
    Submitted by: Thomas Beebee

    Consider the following thought experiment: Imagine that humans had evolved not on dry land, but in the depths of the ocean. What would human culture look like? How could it be transmitted? Could there be anything resembling literature, without the...

    Fields of research East Asian literature,  South Asian literature,  Writtenness and 2 more
    Created on: 01.02.2019
  3. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 17.05.2019
    International Conference Out of Place: Migration, Memory and Emotions
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Throughout the 20th and 21st century, political and economic disruptions, wars, voluntary or enforced migrations, colonization and post-coloniality experienced by large communities all over the world have aroused feelings of loss and displacement. In...

    Fields of research World Literature
    Created on: 08.04.2019
  4. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 15.03.2019
    Afrofuturism: Making Black Futures Visible in Literature and the Arts
    Submitted by: Judith Rahn

    The future is a contested terrain and one that has of recent begun to be reclaimed from essentially economist-numerical perspectives by thinkers in the humanities (e.g. Appadurai 2013) and the arts, where it is both theorised and imaginatively...

    Fields of research Postcolonial studies,  World Literature,  Multilingualism studies / Interlinguality and 3 more
    Created on: 03.03.2019
  5. Category: CfP/CfA publications
    Abstract submission deadline: 10.03.2019
    “Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“
    Submitted by: Sigrid Thomsen

    Call for Papers for a volume to be submitted to Routledge “Human, Intellectual, and Cultural Mobilities between Africa and the Caribbean – From the Late 19th Century to the Present“ Editors: Birgit Englert, Immanuel R. Harisch,...

    Fields of research Ibero-American literature (incl. Caribbean),  French literature,  Italian literature and 22 more
    Created on: 21.01.2019
  6. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 12.04.2019
    Call for Applications: Comparative Literature: Principles, Practices and Perspectives (Summer School, 24-26 June 2019 University of Kent)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Overview Organized by the Centre for Modern European Literature at the University of Kent, this summer school will offer intensive training in the principles and practices of comparative literature. Following the success of the inaugural CHASE...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  Postcolonial studies,  World Literature
    Created on: 21.02.2019
  7. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 15.05.2019
    Literature in the World: Material Networks of Books to and from Goethe’s Weimar
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Goethe’s concept of Weltliteratur, developed in the 1820s, was sparked by an intense exchange with authors, publishers, and booksellers across Europe and North America. While the idea of World Literature has found renewed interest in the wake of...

    Fields of research Digital Humanities,  World Literature
    Created on: 10.05.2019
  8. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 28.02.2018
    Indian Diasporic Literature and Culture
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    In cooperation with the Centre for Advanced Studies in India and the Indian Diaspora Centre at the University of Mumbai, the University of Bayreuth’s Department of English and American Studies is hosting a workshop on Indian diasporic literature and...

    Fields of research Postcolonial studies,  World Literature,  South Asian literature
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  9. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    The Poetics and Politics of Eco-Cosmopolitanism in Contemporary World Literature (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    In the light of the material turn in the humanities and social sciences, there has been an increasing interest in material contexts, embodied experiences, and situated forms of knowledge. In this context, Ursula K. Heise emphasizes the urgency of...

    Fields of research Ecocriticism,  World Literature,  Poetics and 1 more
    Created on: 02.09.2019
  10. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    The Enemy Image of the Jew in World Literature (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    This seminar seeks to examine the motif of the multiple enemy images of the Jew in American and European literatures / world literature. The enemy image of the Jew is usually illustrated as a threatening, menacing, and antagonistic force to others...

    Fields of research World Literature,  Literature and cultural studies
    Created on: 02.09.2019
  11. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    Rabindranath Tagore and his Creative Genius (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Rabindranath Tagore was the first Nobel Laureate of Asia. He was a multi-talented genius. He experimented in several fields of creativity namely, song, dance, poetry, dramas, short stories, novels, novellas, essays, education, painting and social...

    Fields of research South Asian literature,  World Literature
    Created on: 02.09.2019
  12. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    World Literature: Circulations Outside the Modern (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    The theory and practice of world literature has often seemed to depend on a notion of modernity. Sometimes, this has been explicit, through a focus on forms of circulation and influence which have operated in modern times. At other times, the...

    Fields of research World Literature,  Literature of antiquity (until 5th century A.D.)
    Created on: 23.08.2019
  13. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 01.10.1990
    30 Jahre später: interkulturelle Perspektiven auf den Fall des Eisernen Vorhangs
    Submitted by: Katharina Jechsmayr

    30 Jahre später: interkulturelle Perspektiven auf den Fall des Eisernen Vorhangs (La fin du rideau de fer: Regards croisés 30 ans après ) Österreich - Frankreich - Tschechische Republik Politik - Gesellschaft - Kultur 2019...

    Fields of research Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland,  French literature,  Eastern Middle European literature (Poland, Slowakia, Czech Republic, Hungary) and 12 more
    Created on: 12.09.2019
  14. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    Socialist Side of World Literature (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    This proposal invites scholars to address the connection between Socialist Realism(s) and world literatures within and beyond the Soviet Union and the Cold War. As I. Anisimov stated in 1959 that, in the period following the October Revolution, the...

    Fields of research World Literature,  Literature and cultural studies
    Created on: 19.08.2019
  15. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 30.11.2018
    Konzeptualisierungen kleiner (europäischer) und nicht-westlicher Kulturen – Kanonische Konzepte, strukturelle Asymmetrien und Möglichkeiten des Vergleichs
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Die Beschäftigung mit Phänomenen aus kleinen Kulturen, die eine jeweils eigene Sprache, Geschichte, literarische Tradition und soziale Struktur besitzen, scheint ein Arbeitsgebiet für Spezialisten und Spezialistinnen zu sein, die sich ‚exotischen...

    Fields of research Postcolonial studies,  World Literature
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  16. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    World Literature: Noise and Silences (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Current accounts of world literature repeatedly call attention to the decisive power of major literary languages to determine the structure of the system. However illuminating or accurate, these accounts inevitably move the focus away from languages...

    Fields of research World Literature
    Created on: 16.09.2019
  17. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    Marketing World Literature (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Literary prizes and events play a growing role today in the international circulation and reception of writers and their works. Even nationally based awards such as the Pulitzer can have an international impact, while conversely the award of the...

    Fields of research World Literature,  Literature and sociology
    Created on: 22.08.2019
  18. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    Imagined Communities in World Literature (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Community, simply defined, is a network of individuals and groups, connected to one another on multiple intersecting accounts, ranging from needs, kinship and ethnicity to cultural, artistic or religious activity, as well as gender identity and...

    Fields of research Postcolonial studies,  World Literature
    Created on: 23.08.2019
  19. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 15.11.2019
    Randomness
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Keywords Accidental, arbitrary, incidental, slapdash, hit-or-miss, unplanned, unintended (e.g. consequences), unexpected, unanticipated, unpredictable, contingent, volatility, excitement, wonder, fantasy, imagination, creativity, serendipity. ...

    Fields of research Ecocriticism,  World Literature,  Multilingualism studies / Interlinguality and 2 more
    Created on: 07.10.2019
  20. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 23.09.2019
    Global theory and terminology for world literature (DITL) (ACLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    When the founding fathers (and mothers) of the FILLM and the ICLA first met in the 1960's, they encountered some misunderstandings in the use of literary terms by scholars of different nations (the French illuminisme is not the Italian illuminismo :...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  Gender Studies/Queer Studies,  World Literature and 1 more
    Created on: 20.09.2019
  21. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 30.09.2019
    Lost—and Gained—in Translation: Montale's Poetry and Its Exchanges with World Poetry (NeMLA 2020)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Imagine having provided a faithful translation of an Italian poem into Arabic, then having this Arabic text translated into French and the French version in its turn into Polish. Continue with this chain of translations using different languages...

    Fields of research Italian literature,  World Literature,  Poetics and 2 more
    Created on: 28.06.2019
  22. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 31.10.2019
    Black Sea as Literary and Cultural Space (II): peoples and communities / La mer Noire comme espace littéraire et culturel (II) : Peuples et communautés
    Submitted by: Yordan Lyutskanov

    The conference is organised by colleagues from two Bulgarian, a Georgian, and two French institutions, and will be hosted by Sofia University "St. Kliment of Ohrid" on 30 March - 1 April 2020. Submissions deadline is 31 October 2019. We invite paper...

    Fields of research World Literature
    Created on: 27.07.2019
  23. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 15.09.2019
    Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder): Master Literaturwissenschaft: Ästhetik, Literatur, Philosophie (Bewerbungsfrist: 15. September 2019)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Der Masterstudiengang Literaturwissenschaft: Ästhetik Literatur Philosophie befasst sich mit der Analyse des komplexen Zusammenspiels von rhetorischen, ästhetischen, medialen und materiellen Praktiken. Ziel ist die Vermittlung von Ästhetik,...

    Fields of research World Literature,  Interdisciplinarity,  Literature and cultural studies and 2 more
    Created on: 06.09.2019
  24. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 15.09.2018
    Sunny Pleasure Domes and Caves of Ice: Utopias and Dystopias in World Literature
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Utopias are always in fashion, says Barbara Goodwin, as they hold up a mirror to the fears and aspirations of the times in which they are written. Or, as Jurgen Habermas says, since the early nineteenth century Utopia has become a polemical concept...

    Fields of research World Literature,  Themes, motifs, thematology
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  25. Category: CfP/CfA events
    Abstract submission deadline: 30.06.2017
    Centre et périphérie : une nouvelle approche de la World Literature
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    2e Congrès de la World Literature Association Du 19 au 21 octobre 2017, l’Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) et l’Université de Leuven (UKL) accueilleront le deuxième Congrès de la World Literature Association, lequel aura pour titre «...

    Fields of research World Literature
    Created on: 12.12.2018