Deadline to apply to establish new Research Committees (31 March 2021)

Any AILC-ICLA member may apply to form a new research committee. Research Committees are groups of researchers that explore particular research questions around a theme, an issue or a subject area. More information on the Committees can be found at

Applications to form a new Research Committee should be sent to the Chair of Research Development Committee ( by 31 March 2021. Please read carefully the guidelines to prepare and submit proposals at:

We especially encourage applications that address key research questions in comparative literature today and/or help fill gaps in the areas covered by existing committees, such as: digital humanities, race and ethnicity studies, cultural and social studies, geocriticism and ecocriticism, and postcolonial and world literature studies.