All are welcome to attend the upcoming CLSG Poetry Reading, featuring Edmonton poets Alice Major and Lisa Martin. The reading begins at 5:00 p.m. MDT (7:00 p.m. EDT). Click here for registration.
You are invited to attend an interdisciplinary and bilingual colloquium on “Public Health (Humanities), Pandemics, and Planetary Portals” to be held on March 12, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EST) via Zoom. The colloquium brings together writers, artists, scholars, and health workers to explore critical and creative responses […]
Job: Postcolonial and World Literatures – Assistant Professor, Acadia University (Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021)
The Department of English and Theatre at Acadia University invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Postcolonial and World Literatures to begin 1 July 2021. Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD in English, university teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to scholarship. […]
CFP: “The Vietnam War in Canadian Literature” with Guest Editor Y-Dang Troeung (Submissions Due: 28 Feb. 2021)
Canadian Literature seeks contributions for a guest-edited special issue on “the Vietnam War in Canadian Literature.” As a descriptor, “the Vietnam War” signifies differently across spatial, temporal, and geographical boundaries. Some of its variants, metonymies, proxies, “sideshows,” and “postscripts” include: the American War in Vietnam, the Second Indochina […]
On March 11, 2020, the WHO officially declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a global pandemic. Similar to many other countries around the world, Canada closed its schools, borders, businesses, and other facilities and implemented measures such as social distancing and restricted gatherings as it tried to […]