For Students by Students! An International Conference on Literature, Culture and Foreign Languages

deadline for submissions: 
April 5, 2021
full name / name of organization: 
For Students by Students

For Students by Students! 

An International Conference on Literature,  Culture and Foreign Languages 

May 14-16, 2021 – online 


If you are interested in 19th, 20th Century and Contemporary Literature or Language  and Culture, or if: 

You want to test your presentation skills in a culturally diverse (and accepting)  environment, and 

You can present in English or German, or 

You simply want to listen to presentations from the comfort of your home, and  connect with people on these subjects from all around the world, 


Proposal Requirements: 

The presentation proposals should be in the following subject areas (20 min.  presentation + 10 min. Q&A): 

cultural identity in literature or language, 

social media and literature, 

language/literature of friendship and human connections, 

cultural crossovers, 

literary networks, and 

cultural adaptation. 

The presentations can be from disciplines of Literary Theory, Philology, Textology,  Linguistics, Literature and Interpretation, Literature as a meeting place of cultures,  Transnational Literature and Culture, Translation Studies, and Multilingual  literatures.

Keynote Speakers: 

Javier Moro is a celebrated Spanish author with ten book  

publications worldwide. He received the prestigious Premio  

Planeta Award – the most valuable award in the world after  

the Nobel Prize in Literature – for his novel “You are the  

Empire”. His novel, “Indian Passion”, the story of a Spanish  

dancer who married the Maharajah of Kapurthala, has been  

translated into seventeen languages. 

Robert Filback, Ph.D. is Professor of Clinical Education and  

Chair of the Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of  

Other Languages (MAT—TESOL) program. His areas of focus  

include international education, language teacher preparation,  

online and technology enhanced learning and creativity as well  

as innovation in education. He teaches courses at master and  

doctoral levels and regularly chairs dissertations. 

Donna Brinton, MA is a private educational consultant based  

in Beverly Hills, CA. In the past, she served as Senior Lecturer  

in the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern  

California (USC), where she designed and taught online classes  

in the MAT-TESOL program. Prior to that, she served as  

Professor of TESOL at Soka University of America, and as  

Lecturer in Applied Linguistics, as well as Associate Director  

of the Center for World Languages at the University of California, Los Angeles  (UCLA). She taught a wide spectrum of Applied Linguistics and English as a second  language classes. Donna is the co-author and co-editor of numerous professional texts. 

Workshop presenter: 

Zsuzsa Londe, Ph.D. got her BA in Linguistics (summa cum  

laude), and MA and Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (UCLA).  

Working memory and its relationship to listening  

comprehension in a second language was the topic of her  

dissertation. With a 20-year experience of teaching foreign  

students academic writing and speaking, her workshop will  

provide practical approaches to conferences and academic  


PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR PRESENTATION PROPOSAL BY  April 5, 2021, TO:, including  the following details: 

Your Name: 

Your Field of Study: 

Name of your Educational Institute: 

City and Country of your Educational Institute: 

Your Presentation Language: 

Your Email: 

Title of Your Presentation: 

Abstract of Presentation: (max. 250 words!) 

Short biography: (max 100 words) at the end include your email where  conference attendees could reach you. 

The Conference Committee Members will evaluate your proposal and will send you  an answer by April 14, 2021.

Committee Members: 

Main Organizer: Anita Santavecz, ELTE, Hungary Ph.D. Student based in Budapest,  Hungary 

Consultant: Zsuzsa Londe, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, USAConference Mediator: Márton Mészáros, Journalist, Editor based in Budapest, Hungary Editor & Translator: Lilla Buda, Information Specialist based in Budapest, Hungary Regional Organizers: 

• For the region of North America  

Michael Houston Cozart, Washington State University, USA  

• For the region of South America 

Jessica Tatiana Montezuma Ojeda, University of Nariño, Colombia 

• For the region of Asia-Pacific 

Maryana Hidayat, ELTE, Hungary & Pakuan University, Indonesia  

• For the region of Europe, Middle East & Africa 

Paul Christian Kouakou, Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg, Germany &  Félix Houphouët-Boigny University, Côte d’Ivoire 


CONFERENCE: May 14-16, 2021  

9AM-6PM (GMT+1hour / CET) 

PROPOSAL submissions by: March 14, 2021 

REPLY to submissions: April 14, 2021 

SCHEDULE of presentation sent: May 3, 2021 (conference link sent) 

For any questions and queries please contact us.