29th Annual Graduate and Professional Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Language and Culture

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29th Annual Graduate and Professional Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Language and Culture

"Language as Interpellation"

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
The University of Arizona

February 22-23, 2019

TBA

 

This year the Symposium will focus on exploring and engaging with tangential disciplinary and theoretical approaches that have not been fully developed in the field of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian literature, cultural studies, and linguistics.  The objective of the symposium is to open new avenues of thought and establish new interdisciplinary dialogues that will promote the advancement of Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian literature, cultural, and linguistic studies.
 
The Symposium Committee will consider abstracts focusing on research in Latin American and Peninsular Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics. Potential areas of interest include, but are not limited to: 
Linguistics: applied linguistics, heritage / second language pedagogy, language program administration, L2 / Ln acquisition, phonology / phonetics, morphology, sociolinguistics, syntax, psycholinguistics, and any other area of Hispanic / Lusophone linguistics within any theoretical or quantitative / qualitative framework.
Literature: Global South studies, border studies, disability studies, feminist theory, queer theory, hegemony and posthegemony, subaltern studies, political theory, postcolonial theory, affect theory, memory studies, visual studies.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Idoia Elola (Texas Tech University)
&
Dr. Ileana Rodríguez (Ohio State University)

Submission Deadline: December 23, 2018 January 25, 2019

We welcome presentations in Portuguese, Spanish, and English.

Please submit 250-word abstracts, a title, and a short biography to: spanport-symposium@email.arizona.edu

Presenters will be notified by January 7 whether or not their proposal has been accepted

 

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