Borders, Place, and Translations Conference

The Department of Comparative World Literature and Classics of California State University in Long Beach is currently accepting abstract submissions for their 53rd annual conference, “Borders, Place, and Translations.” Possible paper topics include:

  • Political places such as the border, the city, the region, and the nation
  • Personal places in literature, film, and other media
  • Speculative and conceptual places such as haunted houses, mazes, and fictionalized landscapes
  • Digital spaces, social media, and the borders of selective community discourse
  • The concept of borders and their relationship to diaspora studies and identity studies
  • The locus classicus, or the “places” of literary texts
  • The relationship of language translation to place
  • The concept of translation beyond the linguistic

The deadline for submissions is February 2nd, 2018, and the conference will take place April 25th-26th, 2018. Click here to view their complete cfp.

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