Canadian Comparative Literature Association, HSS Congress at UBC in Vancouver, June 2-5, 2019
We are organizing a session on ‘Comparative Canadian Literature: New Directions’ for the HSS Congress 2019 at UBC in Vancouver, June 2-5. Building on the work of pioneers in the comparative studies of Canadian writing such as Ron Sutherland, Clément Moisan, Patricia Smart, E.D. Blodgett, Barbara Godard, Philip Stratford and others the session will explore new directions which have emerged since 2000. Speakers can consider these suggested topics: English-French literary exchanges in Canada; English-Canadian and Quebec women writers; European theory in English Canada and Quebec; The role of translation and/or self-translation; The role of gender identity among Canadian and Quebec authors; Indigenous writers in English Canada and Quebec; Indigenous languages and literatures; Ethnic minority writing in English Canada and Quebec; Individual bilingual authors; New media used in English Canada and Quebec.
Deadline: Nov. 5, 2018.