ASETEL 2011: 1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE SPANISH ASSOCIATION OF LITERARY THEORY

full name / name of organization: 
Azucena G. Blanco
contact email: 
azucena@ugr.es

CALL FOR PAPERS
1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE
SPANISH ASSOCIATION OF LITERARY THEORY (ASETEL)
Granada, January 26-28, 2011
Faculty of Philosophy and Literature of the University of Granada (Campus de Cartuja, s / n)
CONFERENCE THEMES
Literary Theory and Literary Genres
Comparative Literature and Postcolonial Studies
Aesthetics, Hermeneutics, Theory of Literary Knowledge
Sociology of Literature
Cultural Studies: Literature, Film, New Media
PLENARY SESSIONS
The Conference will feature five one-hour keynote speeches, one for each theme. The
ASETEL Board of Directors and the Local Organizing Committee have received confirmation of
the five keynote speakers: Carmen Bobes Naves, Darío Villanueva, Edmond Cros, Jenaro Talens
and Christoph Menke
PLENARY PRESENTATIONS
The ASETEL Board of Directors and the Local Organizing Committee have selected
outstanding experts on the conference themes who will give plenary presentations of twenty
minutes each.
PRESENTING A PAPER
Those interested in presenting a paper at the 1st International Conference of ASETEL
should email a proposal with name, a brief CV (stating degree, professional or academic position,
areas of research and, where appropriate, mention of most relevant publications), the title of the
proposed paper and a 300-350 word abstract to the Secretary of the Local Organizing
Committee, Dr. María Ángeles Grande Rosales: grande@ugr.es.
Submissions must be made before June 30th (early bird registration period) or before
September 1st (final deadline) of 2010. Contributors whose papers are accepted will be notified
by email by October 1, 2010. It is not necessary to be a member of ASETEL to present a paper.
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Proposals must be relevant to one of the five conference themes and preferably to the Literary
Theory and Comparative Literature approaches. The Organizing Committee, after completion of
the selection process by the Conference Advisory Committee, will communicate decisions
regarding acceptance by e-mail. Presentations should be kept to a maximum of 20 minutes.
The Organizing Committee plans to publish the proceedings of the conference in
electronic format, with ISBN, and is performing the necessary steps to publish these as a book.
Papers presented at the ASETEL Conference that will appear in this volume should conform to
the publication rules set out in the Appendix (see end of this document). Papers should be
sent by email to grande@ugr.es, indicating in the subject of the email the contributor’s last name
followed by the first name - only. The deadline for submissions is January 10, 2011. The
Organizing Committee of the 1st Conference of ASETEL will notify all contributors upon receiving
their texts.
LANGUAGES OF THE CONFERENCE
Proposals may be submitted in Spanish or English, the official languages of the
conference. Other languages commonly used by the international academic community may also
be considered in exceptional cases and each case would need to be studied individually by the
Conference Organization.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Contact with Executive Conference Secretary: email
azucena@ugr.es

cfp categories: 
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
postcolonial
theory