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Call for Abstracts: Early Modern Asexualities

We are soliciting abstracts for 5,000-6,000-word papers to be included in an edited collection entitled Early Modern Asexualities. We invite people to propose papers that draw on the insights of asexuality studies to investigate early modern English literature and culture. Essays might explore how an understanding of asexuality and aromanticism can complicate and complement historical …

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Call for Papers | Appel à communications: CSRS/SCÉR panels @ RSA 2022

The Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies / Société canadienne d’études de la Renaissance (CSRS/SCÉR) can sponsor up to four panels at the 2022 meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, in Dublin (March 30-April 2).  We invite proposals for individual papers and especially for panels in any topic that falls within our period, from all …

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News from Congress 2021 | Des nouvelles du Congrès 2021

Dear participants of Congress 2021, chers participant.e.s du Congrès 2021, Thanks to you, this year’s Congress was a big success. So how could it get any better? Grâce à vous, le Congrès de cette année a été un franc succès. Alors, vous vous demandez sans doute « comment l’expérience pourrait-elle être meilleure encore? » As you probably …

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Prix Gabrielle-Roy 2020

L'Association des littératures canadienne et québécoise a décerné, lors de son colloque annuel, le prix Gabrielle-Roy 2020 à la publication Le défi de la fragilité. Autour des essais de François Paré (Ottawa, Les Éditions David, 2020), ouvrage dirigé par Tara Collington, Élise Lepage et Guy Poirier. Ce prix récompense chaque année le meilleur ouvrage de …

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Assistant Professor of Medieval/Early Modern French Literature, at Dalhousie University

The Department of French at Dalhousie University invites applications from junior academics for a 50% Limited Term Appointment (10-month term) at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Medieval and Early Modern French Literature, effective August 1, 2021. This position is subject to budgetary approval.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and …

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Tangence n° 123 / Huronie représentée : mythologies et appropriations 2020 Numéro préparé par Maxime Prévost (Université d’Ottawa) et Luc Vaillancourt (Université du Québec à Chicoutimi) Table des matières LiminaireMaxime Prévost et Luc Vaillancourt « Quand je sçauray parler Huron » : l’ambition linguistique des JésuitesLuc Vaillancourt Des débats sur la religion en Huronie. Quand les …

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Inaugural meeting of the Canadian Association of Neo-Latin Studies/Association canadienne d’études néo-latines, February 12, 2021.

The meeting takes place February 12, 2021 at the Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies at the University of Toronto. Venue: Zoom virtual meetings. This conference represents the inaugural meeting of the Canadian Association of Neo-Latin Studies/Association canadienne d’études néo-latines. The bilingual nature of this gathering reflects the significant contributions Canadian researchers have made in …

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News | Nouvelles

2020 About Congress 2021 Vol. 39, no 1-2 | September/septembre 2019 Vol. 38, no 3 | december/ décembre Vol. 38, no 2 | September/septembre Vol. 38, no 1 | April/avril 2018 Vol. 37, no 3 | December/décembre Vol. 37, no 2  | September/septembre Vol. 37, no 1 |April/avril 2017 Vol.  36, no 3 | December/décembre Vol. …

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Full-time position in Black Anglophone Literature

The Department of English and Cultural Studies at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus is seeking to hire a specialist in Black Anglophone Literature. This is a tenure-track, research stream position. Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas would be an asset: Black transatlantic studies; Black Indigenous literatures; relevant national literatures …

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Tenure-track Position with specialization in Shakespeare

The department of English in the School of Arts and Sciences, St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, invites nominations and applications for a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with a primary focus on Shakespeare.  Preference will be given to applicants whose work is informed by interdisciplinary approaches to race, globalization, and/or postcolonial theory …

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Ouverture de poste à l’Université de Montréal

Professeur adjoint ou professeure adjointe en littérature française du XVIe siècle, Département des littératures de langue française, Faculté des arts et des sciences L’Université de Montréal rassemble quelque 10 000 employés et compte parmi les 100 meilleurs employeurs du Canada. L’UdeM accueille le 2e corps étudiant en importance au Canada et se classe parmi les …

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Call for Papers: CSRS/SCÉR panels at RSA 2021

The Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies / Société canadienne d’études de la Renaissance (CSRS/SCÉR) can sponsor up to four panels at the 2021 online meeting of the Renaissance Society of America (April 13-15 and 20-22). We invite proposals for sessions on any topic that falls within our period, from all disciplines. Conference sessions for the …

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Workshop: Revisiting Revenge

New Perspectives for the Study of Revenge Tragedies (late 16th–early 18th century), Ghent University (Belgium), 16-17 September 2021 Keynote speaker: Prof. Russ Leo (Princeton University)In the early modern period, revenge tragedies and related Senecan plays dealing with revenge flooded the European theatres, especially in England (The Spanish Tragedy, Titus Andronicus, The Revenger’s Tragedy, Hamlet), but …

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La plume et le calumet. Joseph-François Lafitau et les « sauvages ameriquains », sous la direction de Mélanie Lozat et Sara Petrella, préface de Frank Lestringant. Au début du XVIIIe siècle, le jésuite Joseph-François Lafitau séjourna dans une mission huronne-iroquoise de la Nouvelle-France. Il devait rédiger l’un des textes les plus influents dans le champ de la …

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New release/Nouvelle parution

Le défi de la fragilité, Autour des essais de François Paré, sous la direction de Guy Poirier, Élise Lepage et Tara Collington ISBN : 9782895977636 (2895977631) Le défi de la fragilité se veut un hommage et un témoignage à l’oeuvre critique de François Paré qui a influencé plusieurs générations de chercheurs impliqués dans les études des minorités …

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News from the Wirth Institute

Since the outbreak of the pandemic and the closing of the University of Alberta to the public, the Wirth Institute has moved its programs online. These include a curated series of recorded presentations of music composed by central Europeans. Last week, Franz Sabo, the founding director of the Institute and a retired specialist on the …

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Important update regarding Congress 2020 | Mise à jour importante concernant le Congrès 2020

Dear members and friends of the Federation,    On March 18, 2020, we made the difficult decision to cancel Congress 2020 at Western University, and began consulting our members on a proposal to move the event online. Our priority was to protect public health, while giving our scholarly associations an alternative to share their research …

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Contending Representations: Questioning Republicanism in Early Modern Genoa (1559-1684), International Conference, Genoa, December 2-3, 2020.

In the past thirty years, several studies have been devoted to the political and cultural flowering of the republic of Genoa during the so-called ‘siglo de los Genoveses’, between 1528 and 1630, when Genoa became the hub of European trade and an important epicenter of artistic and literary production. Yet little attention has been granted …

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Updated CFP / Mise à jour de l’appel à contributions, Congress 2020, London (ON), May 30 to June 1st 2020 (@rsaorg, @ISHRhetoric)

Dear Member: We are again circulating the Call for Papers for this year’s CSRS/SCÉR meeting. Due to a disappointing response to last week’s deadline, we have extended the deadline to submit proposals until February 5. Please distribute this message to anyone who might be interested, and consider submitting a proposal yourself (if you have not …

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CFP: Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies, Congress 2020, Western University (ON), May 30 – June 1st

The 2020 conference of the Canadian Society for Renaissance Studies / Société canadienne d’études de la Renaissance (CSRS/SCÉR) will be hosted by Western University (London, ON) from May 30 to June 1st, as a part of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences’ annual Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The theme …

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