Announcements

  • Publication of Komplitt special issue

    It is with great pleasure to announce that our special issue, "Cultural Resonance and the Echo Chamber of Reading", with Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue canadienne de littérature comparée, has officially been published as the belated 47.4 (2020) issue!

  • Research Position at U.Bielefeld

    Universität Bielefeld-The Collaborative Research Center 1288 “Practices of Comparing”, Sub-project F02 “Greenwich Meridian of Literature? The Nobel Prize as a Global Standard of Comparison”, offers a part-time. Swedish required.

  • CFP: World Literature and the Minor: Figuration, Circulation, Translation (KU Leuven)

    We've received an exciting CFP from our colleagues at KU Leuven in Belgium, for an online conference titled "World Literature and the Minor: Figuration, Circulation, Translation" (deadline for proposals: 15 December 2020; conference 6-7 May 2021).

  • Seminar series paused for Autumn 2020

    Due to all the logistic and organisational complexities under our current global circumstances, the Komplitt committee has decided to pause our seminar series for the Autumn/Fall semester 2020.

  • CFP: Biofiction as World Literature, Leuven (Belgium) 29 - 31 October 2020

    Biofiction (literature that takes a real biography as its point of departure) is powered by what Colm Tóibín has recently called “the anchored imagination”, which grants the fictional narrative a certain ambiguous (almost duplicitous) credibility. Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, 15 April 2020. Notice of acceptance will be given no later than 15 June.

  • CFP: World Literatures and the Culture of Texts, 7-8 May 2020, Graduate Symposium at Stockholm University

    The symposium, which will take place at Stockholm University on 7-8 May 2020, will conclude the two-year theme World Literatures and the Culture of Texts, held by the Doctoral School in the Humanities at Stockholm University. The idea is to bring together doctoral students from across the disciplines in order to examine world literary texts in transition.

  • Prof. Theo D'haen's PPT & Bibliography Now Available

    Professor Theo D'haen has generously shared with us the PowerPoint slides and a bibliography based on his seminar on 10/10/2019