5to. CONELIT Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures, 8-10 August, 2012

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Red Literaria Peruana
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5th CONELIT International Students Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures

Date(s): 8-10 August, 2012
Location: Lima, PERU

Deadline for proposals: June 17th, 2012

Red Literaria Peruana (Peruvian Literary Network), in association with Casa de la Literatura Peruana and the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, cordially invite submissions for the 5th CONELIT Students Conference on Latin American and Peninsular Literatures. Each year, CONELIT brings together students and scholars from a wide variety of countries of Latin America, Europe and the United States.

In 2012 CONELIT celebrates 5 years of promoting spaces of academic dialogue and diversity from Latin America to the world.

Keynote Speakers:
Prof. Fernando Rivera-Diaz, Tulane University
Prof. Elvira Sanchez-Blake, Michigan State University

Conference Topics

Main Topic:

- Identities: Hybridism, mestizaje, transculturation and gender on Latin American Identities.

The Conference also accept welcomes proposal related to the following areas:

Literature Teory and Critique

Literature and political violence (testimony, memoirs)

Cultural discourses on Brazilian cities: periphery, modernity and development.

Bicentenario: Literature and journalism during the Cortes de Cádiz.

Interdisciplinary studies: comparative literature, postcolonial studies, film/theatre/music and literature, mass media and cultural industries, new technologies and literature, subaltern studies, Journalism and Literature, translations.


Please send your one-page, single-spaced abstract of approximately 500 words with title attached as an MS-Word document to conelit@literatura.pe by June 17th, 2012.

Abstracts should include: name of the participant, academic affiliation, title of the conference, phone, address and email. Abstracts can be submitted in English, Spanish and Portuguese. The final paper must be presented in Spanish or in Portuguese.


Each participant will have 20 minutes for presentation. Suggested extension is 8 pages, double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 font. If multimedia resources are required, please contact us after your abstract is accepted.

Contact info

e-mail: conelit@literatura.pe
Website: http://literatura.pe/conelit
Phones: UNITED STATES: +1 (305) 505-3223 / PERÚ +51 – 994 861 266