31st Annual Graduate and Professional Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Language and Culture

Department of Spanish and Portuguese
The University of Arizona

February 18-19, 2022


The graduate students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Arizona welcome abstract submissions and panel proposals to the 31st Annual Graduate and Professional Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Language and Culture.

The Symposium Committee welcomes abstracts for research in Latin American and Peninsular Cultures, Literatures and Linguistics. Potential areas of interest and topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Linguistics: Applied linguistics. Child Language, L2/L3 Acquisition, Heritage Language Teaching, Bilingualism, Language Program Administration, Historical and Comparative Linguistics, Discourse and Pragmatics, Morphology, Phonology/Phonetics, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Syntax
  • Literature: Posthuman Studies, Global South Studies, Border Studies, Critical Race Theory, Disability Studies, Feminist Theory, Queer Theory, Hegemony and Posthegemony Theories, Subaltern Studies, Performance Studies, Postcolonial Theory, Memory Studies, Visual Studies

Abstracts for Presentations and Projects-in-progress should be limited to 300 words. Panel Proposals for a group of 3-5 presenters should be limited to a 100 word abstract from each panel member. Abstracts can be delivered in Spanish, Portuguese, or English. Inquiries and submissions should be forwarded to the Symposium Committee at spanport-symposium@email.arizona.edu.

In the body of the email, please specify: your name, phone number, e-mail and academic affiliation; the title of your work; presentation format (presentation, projects-in-progress or panel); and if you will require audiovisual equipment.

We are proud to announce the participation of the following plenary speakers:

Deadline for abstracts submission: December 5, 2021, extended to January 5, 2022
Notification of acceptance: by January 15, 2022

Download Call for Papers with speaker information >

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