[UPDATE] LITERARY ECOSYSTEMS AND NETWORKS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO THE ARTS AND SOCIETY - Extended: January 15, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Comparative Literature Graduate Conference at University of Alberta
contact email: 
clconf@ualberta.ca

The Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association invites proposals for papers and visual media projects for its 6th annual graduate conference at the University of Alberta on March 9-10, 2012. Originating from the Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, Comparative Literature students aim to bring together the literary ecosystems and networks from a variety of fields, using methodologies spanning different disciplines in relation to the arts and society in Canada and the world. We welcome comparative, theoretical, and applied participation that showcases the societal issues reflected in the arts and humanities research in different contexts.
Individual and panel presentations are welcome in the form of paper, film, photography, or mixed media projects. Please submit a 200-word abstract and a 60-word bio to clconf@ualberta.ca by January 15, 2012. Presentations will be 20 minutes in length, followed by a short discussion. Submissions and presentations are to be in English or French. Notifications of acceptance will be sent out by the end of January 2012. We also welcome creative participations for our closing literary evening, “Narrating Society in Fiction and Photos.” Kindly (re)visit the conference web page for updates on keynote speakers, venues, literary evening, and early registration details: https://sites.google.com/a/ualberta.ca/coordinatesofcomparison/

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
bibliography_and_history_of_the_book
childrens_literature
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
graduate_conferences
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
medieval
modernist studies
poetry
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
theory
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian