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  1. Beyond ‚Ethnic Chick Lit‘. Labelingpraktiken neuer Welt- Frauen*-Literaturen im transkontinentalen Vergleich
    Submitted by: Sandra Folie

    Ausgangspunkt dieser Dissertation ist die chick lit; ein Genre der Gegenwartsliteratur, das auf Helen Fieldings Bridget Jones’s Diary (1996) und Candace Bushnells Sex and the City (1996) zurückgeführt wird. Im Mittelpunkt solcher...

    Fields of research Literature from North America,  Literature from UK and Ireland,  Literature from Sub-Saharan Africa and 12 more
    Created on: 20.06.2020
  2. Category: CfP/CfA publications
    Abstract submission deadline: 20.07.2020
    Der Wert der literarischen Zirkulation
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Der Wert der literarischen Zirkulation Buchprojekt der Research Area 4 des Exzellenzclusters Temporal Communities. Doing Literature in a Global Perspective: „Literary Currencies“ Herausgeber*innen: Michael Gamper, Jutta...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  World Literature
    Created on: 12.06.2020
  3. Thomas Emmrich
    University or institution: Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
    Fields of research: Textual criticism, editing, codicology; Literary historiography; Literary theory; Hermeneutics; Structuralism; Poststructuralism; Deconstruction; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Oral poetry / Orality; Writtenness; World Literature; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and psychoanalysis/psychology; Literature and sociology; Literature and philosophy; Literature and social and cultural anthropology; Poetics; Literary genre; Prose; Drama; Aesthetics; Rhetoric; Rhetorical figure (allegory, symbol, metaphor); Themes, motifs, thematology; Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; French literature; Literature of antiquity (until 5th century A.D.); Literature of the Early modern period (14th and 15th century); Literature of the 18th century; Literature of the 20th century

  4. Hend Asaad
    University or institution: Ain Shams Universität
    Fields of research: Hermeneutics; Feminist studies; Gender Studies/Queer Studies; Postcolonial studies; Narratology; World Literature; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and other forms of art; Literature and psychoanalysis/psychology; Literature and sociology; Literature and law; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and theology/study of religions; Literature and philosophy; Literature and pedagogy; Literature and natural science; Literature and geography/cartography; Literature and media studies; Novel; Novella; Narrative; Short prose; Folk literature; Children's and young adult literature; Formula literature; The fictional; Themes, motifs, thematology; Translation; Theory of translation; Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Eastern European literature (Baltic States, Russia, Ukraine); Eastern Middle European literature (Poland, Slowakia, Czech Republic, Hungary); South Eastern European literature (Albania, Balkans, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Turkey); North African literature; Literature from Sub-Saharan Africa; Near Eastern literature; Literature of the Middle Ages (6th-13th century); Literature of the 20th century

  5. Category: Lecture series
    Beginning: 25.04.2017
    Ringvorlesung Komparatistik heute: Aktuelle Positionen der Vergleichenden Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft (Sommersemester 2017)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Anlässlich der Neueinführung des BA-Studienganges „Komparatistik – Vergleichende Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft“, der den bereits bestehenden gleichnamigen Masterstudiengang an unserer Universität ergänzt, findet eine Ringvorlesung zum Thema...

    Fields of research Narratology,  Writtenness,  World Literature and 5 more
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Thomas Beebee
    University or institution: Pennsylvania State University
    Fields of research: Ibero-American literature (incl. Caribbean); Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; World Literature; Translation; Literature of the 18th century

  9. Category: Academic positions
    Application deadline: 24.02.2019
    6 Stellen für Doktorand*innen (E13 TV-L FU, 50%), EXC 2020/Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Der Exzellenzcluster "Temporal Communities" schreibt 6 Stellen (E13 TV-L FU, 50%) für Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiter*innen aus, die das Ziel der Promotion verfolgen. Interessierte Kandidat*innen bewerben sich über das Online-Portal der Dahlem...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  World Literature
    Created on: 30.01.2019
  10. Category: Academic positions
    Application deadline: 24.02.2019
    Wiss. Mitarbeiter/-in mit 1/2-Teilzeitbeschäftigung befristet auf 3 Jahre (Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule für literaturwissenschaftliche Studien)
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Exzellenzausschreibungen - Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies EXC 2020 "Temporal Communities" / Friedrich Schlegel Graduiertenschule für literaturwissenschaftliche Studien Wiss. Mitarbeiter/-in mit 1/2-Teilzeitbeschäftigung...

    Fields of research Italian literature,  World Literature,  Literature of the Early modern period (14th and 15th century)
    Created on: 28.01.2019
  11. 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
  12. Category: University institutes
    Institutions: Universidade de Lisboa (ULISBOA) / University of Lisbon
    Centro de Estudos Comparatistas (CEC), Universidade de Lisboa
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    The Centre for Comparative Studies (CEC) is a scientific unit of the School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon. Its activities encompass the comparative analysis of literatures, arts and cultures, using interdisciplinary methodologies and...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  Gender Studies/Queer Studies,  Postcolonial studies and 6 more
    Created on: 08.04.2019
  13. Category: Lecture series
    Beginning: 22.05.2019
    Medialität transkultureller Schrifträume
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Vortragsreihe im Rahmen des Masterseminars »Medialität transkultureller Schrifträume« (Sommer 2019) mittwochs, 14:30–16:00 Uhr, Raum 23.32.01.68 22.5. Prof. Dr. Marcel Lepper, Leiter des Literaturarchivs der Akademie der Künste...

    Fields of research Writtenness,  World Literature
    Created on: 04.04.2019
  14. Category: Lecture series
    Beginning: 20.06.2019
    Lecture: Untranslatability and the Challenge of World Literature: A South African Example
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    There are strong arguments for considering the world’s speech practices as a continuum rather than as a series of discrete languages, the establishment of the latter very often being a political as much as a linguistic process. This talk will...

    Fields of research Literature from Sub-Saharan Africa,  World Literature,  Theory of translation
    Created on: 29.04.2019
  15. Category: Conferences, Congresses
    Beginning: 20.06.2019
    The Work of World Literature
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    What is the relation between literary theory and world literature? Literary studies today tries to reckon with and transcend the parochialism and Eurocentrism of its tradition by adopting transnational, transhistorical, transcultural, translocal...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  World Literature
    Created on: 29.04.2019
  16. 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
  17. Sigrid Thomsen
    University or institution: Universität Wien
    Fields of research: Literature from North America; Ibero-American literature (incl. Caribbean); Portugese literature; Literature from Sub-Saharan Africa; Postcolonial studies; World Literature; Multilingualism studies / Interlinguality; Literature and media studies; Lyric poetry; Comic; Literature of the 20th century; Literature of the 21st century

  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Category: Academic positions
    Application deadline: 31.10.2017
    6 Promotions-Stellen (65%, TV-L E 13), DFG-Graduiertenkolleg "Funktionen des Literarischen in Prozessen der Globalisierung", LMU München
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Das DFG-Graduiertenkolleg Funktionen des Literarischen in Prozessen der Globalisierung, das an der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München angesiedelt ist, bietet 6 Promotions-Stellen (65%, TV-L E 13) mit Beginn am 1. April 2018 mit einer...

    Fields of research World Literature
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  21. Category: Projects
    Institutions: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
    Afrikanische KindersoldatInnen in Literatur und Film. Repräsentation, Diskurs, Ästhetik
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Das beantragte Projekt zielt auf eine vertiefte literatur- und filmwissenschaftliche Auseinandersetzung mit Repräsentationen von afrikanischen KindersoldatInnen, deren Präsenz im medialen und künstlerischen Diskurs seit 2000 sowohl im globalen Norden...

    Fields of research Postcolonial studies,  World Literature,  Intermediality and 1 more
    Created on: 12.12.2018
  22. Category: Academic positions
    Application deadline: 14.05.2019
    Lecturer in World Literature, Queen Mary University of London, School of English & Drama
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Location: London Salary: £41,682 per annum incl. London allowance (grade 5). Hours: Full Time Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract Placed On: 15 th April 2019 ...

    Fields of research Postcolonial studies,  World Literature
    Created on: 10.05.2019
  23. 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
  24. Stephan Packard
    University or institution: Universität zu Köln
    Fields of research: Literature from North America; Literature from Germany, Austria, Switzerland; Literature from UK and Ireland; French literature; Digital Humanities; Literary historiography; Literary theory; Hermeneutics; Structuralism; Poststructuralism; Reader-response criticism; Media studies; Narratology; Writtenness; World Literature; Interdisciplinarity; Literature and other forms of art; Literature and psychoanalysis/psychology; Literature and law; Literature and cultural studies; Literature and philosophy; Literature and visual studies; Literature and media studies; Game Studies; Intermediality; Poetics; Literary genre; Comic; Tragedy; Formula literature; Digital literature; The fictional; Aesthetics; Rhetoric; Rhetorical figure (allegory, symbol, metaphor); Translation; Theory of translation; Literature of antiquity (until 5th century A.D.); Literature of the Early modern period (14th and 15th century); Literature of the 16th century; Literature of the 17th century; Literature of the 18th century; Literature of the 19th century; Literature of the 20th century

  25. Category: Projects
    Institutions: Leibniz-Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung Berlin (ZfL)
    Formen und Funktionen von Weltverhältnissen
    Submitted by: Redaktion avldigital.de

    Um 1900 proklamiert eine rasche Folge literarischer und künstlerischer Strömungen ihre Modernität. Doch nicht nur der emphatische Traditionsbruch der Avantgarden, sondern auch politische Umbrüche und historische Ereignisse wie der Erste Weltkrieg...

    Fields of research Literary theory,  World Literature,  Literature of the 20th century
    Created on: 17.05.2019