CFP-Kentucky Foreign Language Conference

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April 23-25, 2015 – University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky

CALL FOR PAPERS - ITALIAN STUDIES

Deadline for Abstract Submission: November 10, 2014

The KFLC is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the area of ITALIAN STUDIES. Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of this field, including, but not limited to:
• Dante and Medieval Studies
• Performance and stage directions: Literature, Theory and Practice in Italian theater
• Commedia dell'arte
• 20th and 21th Century Studies;
• 20th Century Poetry
• Women's Studies
• Autobiography
• Cinema Studies
• Second Language Acquisition with an emphasis on Italian

Sessions are 20 minutes followed by a 10-minute question & answer session. In addition to individual abstracts for paper presentations, proposals for panels of 5 papers will be considered.


The KFLC has a tradition of attracting scholars from a broad range of languages and specializations. This year's conference will have sessions in Arabic Studies, East Asian Studies, French and Francophone Studies, German-Austrian-Swiss Studies, Hispanic Linguistics, Hispanic Studies (Spanish Peninsular and Spanish American), Neo-Latin Studies, Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies, Italian Studies, Russian Studies, Language Technology, Second Language Acquisition, and Translation Studies.
Individually submitted abstracts should be no more than 250 words.


Panel proposals of 5 presentations should be submitted as follows: The panel organizer should electronically submit a panel proposal. The panel proposal cannot exceed one page in length and should include the theme of the panel, the organizer's name and contact information, and the names, contact information and affiliations of the panel participants. Each participant MUST submit an individual abstract using our online system in addition to the panel proposal. Please indicate that your presentation is part of a pre-organized panel and list the title and organizer of the panel in the abstract.


Papers may be read in English or Italian. Acceptance of a paper or complete panel implies a commitment on the part of all participants to register and attend the conference. All presenters must pay the appropriate registration fee by February 15, 2015 to be included in the program.


To submit abstracts and panel proposals BY NOVEMBER 10, 2014, please visit: https://kflc.as.uky.edu/.

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