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CACLALS CFP Out Now! (Proposals due January 15, 2020)

We are excited to release our CFP for CACLALS 2020, “Ecologies of Alliance in a divided Age.” We look forward as well to welcoming confirmed keynote speakers Anthony Stewart and George Elliott Clarke, and will have more events to announce

CFP on 20/20 Vision: Speculating in Literature and Film in Canada

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: 20/20 Vision: Speculating in Literature and Film in Canada August 20-22, 2020 University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada Speculative fiction, film, and television series are fast-growing genres, in part because they comment on the present. These genres ask

Tenure-Track Position in African/Black Diaspora Studies at UBC

The University of British Columbia’s Department of English Language and Literatures is currently inviting applications for a tenure-track position in African / Black Diaspora Studies with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2020. Applications are due October 31. More information about

CFP for What We(a)re Anthologies in Canadian Poetry – Extended Deadline

Please take note of the following CFP: EXTENDED DEADLINE — WHAT WE(A)RE ANTHOLOGIES IN CANADIAN POETRY   Jim Johnstone’s introduction to The Next Wave: An Anthology of 21st Century Canadian Poetry (2018) begins by envisioning the Canadian poetry scene as

CFHSS Responds to the Incident of Racial Profiling on UBC Campus at Congress 2019

The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS) released a statement to the public on August 28 detailing their investigation into the incident of anti-black racial profiling that occurred on June 2, 2019 on the UBC campus. The independent

Welcome to the new members of our Executive!

We are thrilled to announce the new (and some re-newed!) members of our Executive: Asma Sayed (President), Jesse Arseneault (Secretary-Treasurer), Terri Tomsky (Prairies Representative), J. Coplen Rose (Atlantic Representative), and Sara Rozenberg (Graduate Representative). We also want to take a

ACLALS 2019 – Auckland, New Zealand “The Uncommon Commonwealth”

  Many thanks to the brilliant organizers of this year’s triennial ACLALS conference “The Uncommon Commonwealth” held at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. The conference committee included: Assoc Professor Selina Tusitala Marsh, Dr Claudia Marquis, Assoc Professor Paula Morris,

CFP – Critical Perspectives on David Chariandy’s Writings

Call for Contributions Edited collection Critical perspectives on David Chariandy’s Writings Editor: Rodolphe Solbiac Université des Antilles (Presses Universitaires de l’Université des Antilles)   The literary work of Canadian Caribbean writer David Chariandy is a resounding and growing success in

Extended Deadline: Decolonial (Re)Visions of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror

Decolonial (Re)Visions of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror Deadline extended: July 1, 2019 This special issue will address Black Canadian and Indigenous work in / with the genres of science fiction, fantasy and horror, both genre fiction proper and slipstream fiction.

CFP – Image and Imagery: Im/migrant passages: Crossing Visual, Spatial and Textual Boundaries

Call for Contributions to an e-book – Image & Imagery: Im/migrant passages: Crossing Visual, Spatial and Textual Boundaries To emigrate is to leave, to immigrate is to arrive and stay, to migrate is to move, often as a result of

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