KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference 2020

Country: USA

City: Lexington

Abstr. due: 11.11.2019

Dates: 16.04.20 — 18.04.20

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Cultural science;

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Organizing comittee e-mail: dslaym@uky.edu

Organizers: University of Kentucky


The KFLC is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the area of East Asian Studies.  Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of this field, including, but not limited to:

    Class, gender, ethnicity/race
    Colonialism and Diaspora
    Memory, violence, and nation
    Popular culture in global markets
    Performance, agency, and identity
    Ethics of literary-cultural studies
    Classical literature; new readings
    Media studies, music studies, film studies
    Social movements – justice, citizenship, and resistance
    The avant-garde – arts in contexts
    Body, space, and the public sphere
    The politics of writing – writing within/against culture

Paper presentations 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 and Islamic Studies, Classical Studies, East Asian Studies, French and Francophone Studies, German-Austrian-Swiss Studies, Hispanic Linguistics, Hispanic Studies (Spanish Peninsular and Spanish American), Indigenous and Endangered Languages, Intercultural Studies, Italian Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Language Studies for the Professions, Linguistics, Lusophone Studies, Neo-Latin Studies, Russian and Slavic Studies, Second Language Acquisition, and Translation Studies.

Conference Web-Site: https://networks.h-net.org/node/73374/announcements/4164152/kflc-languages-literatures-and-cultures-conference-2020