For Students by Students! An International Conference on Literature, Culture and Foreign Languages
For Students by Students!
An International Conference on Literature, Culture and Foreign Languages
May 14-16, 2021 – online
CALL FOR PAPERS
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,
THIS CONFERENCE IS FOR YOU!
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,
literary networks, and
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.
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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org, including the following details:
Your Field of Study:
Name of your Educational Institute:
City and Country of your Educational Institute:
Your Presentation Language:
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.
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
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
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.