Linguistic: Language Variation in Contact Zones, including Spanish in the U.S; Multi/Bilingualism including Spanish and/or Portuguese Phonetics, Phonology and Syntax; L2, L3, Ln Acquisition in Spanish and Portuguese or from Spanish and Luso-Brazilian speakers; Language Policy; Language and Identity; Heritage Languages, in the US and/or L2 Pedagogies
Literature: Digital Humanities; Counter-Discourses and Social Movements; Gender, Sexuality and Representation; Identity Politics; Border Securitization; Wide Border Topics including Languages, and Cultures; Dis/Ability or Dis/Able-Bodiedness; Film; Memory; Culture Studies; African Diaspora in Latin America; Multiculturalism
Professional Development Workshop
- How to get published: Professional Experiences and Recommendations
Submission Deadline: January 10, 2017
— Abstracts for Presentations or Posters should be limited to 250 words.
— Panel Proposals for a group of 3-5 presenters should be limited to a 100 word abstract from each panel member.
Abstracts, presentations, proposals, and posters and can be delivered in Spanish, Portuguese, or English. Inquires and submissions should be forwarded to the Symposium Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the body of the email, please specify: your name, phone number, e-mail and academic affiliation; the title of your work; whether you would like to be considered for a presentation, poster, or panel; and if you will require audiovisual equipment.
Reading time of final papers is limited to 20 minutes, about 6-8 double-spaced pages. Works will not be presented in absentia.
Posters will be displayed in a designated space at the Conference venue. Recommended dimensions for posters are A0 (33.1 x 46.8 in) or A1 (23.4 x 33.1 in).
Due to time and space constraints, only a combination of 70 presenters will be accepted. Acceptance will be confirmed by January, 2017.