THE « LOG BOOK » OF THE FRONT DE LIBÉRATION HOMOSEXUEL DU QUÉBEC (1971-72) : Exploring the Counterculture and its Limits

THE « LOG BOOK » OF THE FRONT DE LIBÉRATION HOMOSEXUEL DU QUÉBEC (1971-72) : Exploring the Counterculture and its Limits

    THE « LOG BOOK » OF THE FRONT DE LIBÉRATION HOMOSEXUEL DU QUÉBEC (1971-72) : Exploring the Counterculture and its Limits Robert Schwartzwald, Université de Montréal DATE: APRIL 20, 2016 @ 4PM PLACE: A4-348, Université de Sherbrooke At the beginning of the 1970s, Quebec’s first gay liberation group, the Front de libération homosexuel (FLH) lived its own version of a broader social debate on the relative effectiveness of strategies of personal liberation on the one hand and the transformation…

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Quatrième rencontre annuelle du Centre de recherche VersUs et du Laboratoire de recherche CPCC de l’Université de Montréal

Quatrième rencontre annuelle du Centre de recherche VersUs et du Laboratoire de recherche CPCC de l’Université de Montréal

Vendredi 15 avril, Local A4-166 (Salle du Conseil de la FLSH) Université de Sherbrooke   Programme 9 :30 : Accueil 10 :00 : Première communication   Mariève Vautrin, Université de Montréal Pour l’amour du ‘patrimoine immatériel’ : penser la patrimonialisation en ‘milieu associatif’ au Québec, quels enjeux? Au Québec, un nombre grandissant d’organismes communautaires et de bénévoles participent du champ patrimonial (Bergeron, 2011). Une organisation de représentation sectorielle (OCCQ, 2003), le Conseil québécois du patrimoine vivant, se revendique d’ailleurs d’une mission liée expressément à…

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X International Seminar on Canadian Studies: Canada, Managing Social and Cultural Diversity

X International Seminar on Canadian Studies: Canada, Managing Social and Cultural Diversity

  VersUS at the X International Seminar and Conference on Canadian Studies:  Canada, Managing Social and Cultural Diversity at the University of Holguin, Cuba April 27-29, 2016   Program: Roxanne Rimstead, Université de Sherbrooke  Paper: PUZZLING OVER INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE AND LITERARY FORMS One of the most challenging aspects of teaching native writing as a non-native over the past two or three decades has been the lack of access to indigenous knowledge. As indigenous authors and critics speak out increasingly on what…

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Graduate Conference CFP:“Rethinking Comparative Canadian Literature: Indigenous Methodologies and Other Contemporary Approaches”

Graduate Conference CFP:“Rethinking Comparative Canadian Literature: Indigenous Methodologies and Other Contemporary Approaches”

CALL FOR PAPERS 14th Comparative Canadian Literature Graduate Student Conference April 1-2, 2016 Université de Sherbrooke, Québec The 21st century in Canada is marked by an ongoing discussion about settler/Indigenous relations. Recent events suggest a changing social landscape for Indigenous peoples in Canada, and it is obviously of vital importance to Canada’s future to resolve issues of land claims, environmental protection, self-governance, discrimination, re-appropriation of history, culture, language and identity. Contemporary social and political movements like Idle No More and…

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CFP: Queer Frontiers in Canadian and Québécois Literature

CFP: Queer Frontiers in Canadian and Québécois Literature

The concept of frontier is most productive in thinking about queer experience. The spatial frontier separates the invisibility of private intimacy from the visibility of public life; the freedom and security of queer districts (for instance, the Village in Montreal, Church Street in Toronto, and Davie Street in Vancouver) from the heteronormative erasure of queer life in towns and cities throughout Canada. The border is also temporal and generational, separating childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age of those who live…

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Call for Papers: Literary Alterities: Silence, Voice and (In)visibility in Canadian & Québécois Literature – 1 May 2014, Université de Sherbrooke

Call for Papers: Literary Alterities: Silence, Voice and (In)visibility in Canadian & Québécois Literature – 1 May 2014, Université de Sherbrooke

CFP Literary Alterities On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Canadian Comparative Literature program at the Université de Sherbrooke, the 12th Graduate Students’ Conference in Comparative Canadian Literature, in collaboration with the Département de littérature comparée at the Université de Montréal, aims to bring together young scholars to discuss how class, ethnic, gender, and linguistic difference are expressed and repressed in the literary texts of Canada and Quebec. À l’occasion du 50e anniversaire de la…

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Frontières queers dans la littérature québécoise et canadienne / Queer Frontiers in Canadian and Québécois Literature

Frontières queers dans la littérature québécoise et canadienne / Queer Frontiers in Canadian and Québécois Literature

Frontières queers dans la littérature québécoise et canadienne Organisateurs : Jorge Calderón, Domenic A. Beneventi Atelier conjoint : Association des littératures canadiennes et québécoise (ALCQ) / Association of Canadian and Quebec Studies (ACQL) La notion de « frontière » est des plus productives afin de penser l’expérience queer. La frontière spatiale sépare l’invisibilité de l’intimité et la visibilité socio-culturelle ; la liberté et la sécurité des quartiers queers (par exemple le Village à Montréal, Church Street à Toronto et Davie…

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Daniel Fried Lecture

Daniel Fried Lecture

VersUs et l’Université de Sherbrooke: LES LETTRES IRONIQUES: LA DISTANCE ÉPISTOLAIRE DANS LES ŒUVRES DE YING CHEN ET DE GUO MORUO DANIEL FRIED – University of Alberta Date : Jeudi, 28 novembre 2013 Heure : 16h à 17h Local : A4-348