For a list of Canadian scholarly associations in Humanities and Social Sciences:

For a list of North-American scholarly associations and societies in Humanities and Social Sciences see the American Council of Learned Societies: and their list of members: list

For a list of various international societies and associations in the Humanities, visit:

Modern Humanities Research Association

a) Conference Resources

If you would like to receive notifications about upcoming conferences, you might choose to join the listserv of a scholarly association.  Alternately, students might keep an eye on the association websites.  Calls for Papers (CFPs) are also sent through the Comparative Literature listserv.

NOTE: Students who are presenting at out-of-town conferences can apply for a travel stipend from the Centre for Comparative Literature.  Contact the Director at


University of Pennsylvania CFP Database:

Modern Languages Association (MLA):

Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences
(Organizer of Annual Congress):

Comparative Literature:

The Virtual Institute of Comparative Studies of Culture and Literature:

Canadian Comparative Literature Association (CCLA):

American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA):

Critical Theory:


Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE):

Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (CACLALS):



APFUCC (Association des professeur-e-s de français des universities et colleges canadiens):



Ukrainian texts:


University of Pennsylvania: ÉCLAT: links to Comparative Literature departments at Penn and elsewhere, theory sites, literary and cultural studies websites, electronic library sites, humanities computing and electronic text archives, journals, etc.

Yale University Library offers a comprehensive guide to research in Comparative Literature: links to related internet resources, databases, Comparative Literature departments at various universities, sites for language and literature research, archives and listservs.

Harvard College Library: links to portals and specialized sites, organizations and associations, web-based journals. Visit:

Cornell University Libraries: a reference bibliography. Visit:

San Jose Public Libraries and San Jose State University Library offers access to articles and databases for Comparative Literature and related fields. Very comprehensive.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: a number of databases for Comparative Literature.

University of Phoenix: links to websites of interest to researchers in Comparative Literature. A bit of a mix-up, but some of the links are useful.

The University of Texas at Austin: links to a number of Comparative Literature indexes: American and French Research on the Treasury of French Language,

International Humanities and Social Sciences, Literature Online, MLA International Bibliography, Twentieth Century American Poetry, Twentieth Century English Poetry, Web of Science (ISI Web of Knowledge), World Shakespeare Bibliography Online. Visit:

Brown University Library: a comprehensive website, provides links to numerous and important databases.

Washington University in Saint Louis: links to some databases.

University of Massachusetts/Amherst: comprehensive website, unfortunately available only to UMass students and faculty. Useful for identifying resources which can be then opened through other websites: