In Memoriam: Professor Kofi Awoonor

ACCUTE members will be saddened to hear of the death of one of global English Studies’ most distinguished scholars, poets, and educators.  Professor Kofi Awoonor (University of Ghana), Chair of Comparative Literature at SUNY (Stony Brook), Head of English at the University of Cape Coast, and Ghanaian ambassador […]

Job Postings: U of Toronto

Assistant / Associate Professor – Richard Charles Lee Chair in Chinese Canadian Studies  Tenure Stream  Faculty / Division: Faculty of Arts and Science University College St. George campus (downtown Toronto) Job Closing: November 1, 2013 University College at the University of Toronto invites applications for the Richard Charles Lee Chair […]

News of Members

Daniel Hannah (Lakehead) has just published Henry James, Impressionism, and the Public, with Ashgate. “Challenging solely phenomenological or pictorial accounts of literary impressionism, Hannah focuses on James’s treatment of the word ‘impression’ as a mediatory unit that both resists and accommodates invasive publicity. Thus even as he envisages a […]

CFP: Queering Popular Romance

For:  The International Association for the Study of Popular Romance & the Journal of Popular Romance Studies. In 1997, Kay Mussell called upon scholars of popular romance “to incorporate analysis of lesbian and gay romances into our mostly heterosexual models.” Today, closing in on two decades later, that challenge has […]