L'Association des littératures canadienne et québécoiseThe Association for Canadian and Québec Literatures
Formed in 1975 and in the centenary period that witnessed the ratification of Canadian biculturalism, ACQL has, over the course of 40 years, emerged as Canada’s principal association for showcasing bilingual research in Canadian and Québec literatures. ACQL holds its annual conference the last weekend of May during the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences.
ACQL mourns the loss of the 215 children whose remains were recently discovered in a mass grave at the Kamloops Indian Residential School, as well as countless more who perished in residential schools across the country as part of Canada’s program of genocide against...
The Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures (ACQL) is pleased to announce the winner for the 2020 Gabrielle Roy Prize (English section), which each year honours the best work of Canadian literary criticism published in English. This year’s winner is Linda...
ACQL is pleased to announce that the 2021 Barbara Godard Prize has been awarded to Marta Croll-Baehre for their paper “‘Imitation of Empire Cuisine’: An Auto-ethnographic Exploration of the Canadian Artisanal Menu in Conversation with Fred Wah’s Diamond Grill.” Marta...
This year’s conference will take place from May 29 – May 31 and will be free and accessible to all of our members. The preliminary program is available here. A program with virtual links will be sent later by email.
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