XXIV Annual Céfiro Conference

deadline for submissions: 
February 24, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Céfiro: Enlace Hispano Cultural y Literario
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"Theoretical and Pedagogical Approaches to Second and Heritage Languages”

XXIV Annual Céfiro Conference on Latin American and Iberian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

April 21st 2023

Texas Tech University 

The 2023 Céfiro Conference theme aims to interrogate conventional knowledge as a way to expand the frameworks that guide our teaching and learning of Hispanic and Lusphone linguistics and cultures. We welcome participants to submit original research in their respective field of studies including but not limited to topics listed below. 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Whitney Chappell

Possible Topics Sociolinguistics Teaching Pedagogy Translation & Interpretation Languages in Contact Language Industry Language Ideologies Spanish as a Heritage Language Spanish in the US Second Language Acquisition 

In addition to individual papers, we welcome proposals for workshops and round tables. Presentations can be given in Spanish, Portuguese, or English. Both individual proposals and submissions for panels of 3 to 4 papers (highly encouraged) will be considered. Each presenter will have 15 minutes and 5 minutes will be set aside for questions from the public. Workshop presenters will have 60 minutes.

Submission Specifications: Abstracts should be sent to cefiro@ttu.edu as Word documents. Abstracts should be approximately 250 words and include the following personal information: (1) presentation title; (2) full name; (3) university affiliation; and (4) e-mail address. The fee for presenters will be $25 for graduate students (non-TTU students), $30 for professors who are interested in participating, and $20 for TTU graduate students. Those interested on publishing their work in the Céfiro Graduate Student Journal after the conference should visit https://journals.tdl.org/ cefiro/index.php/cefiro/index or send an email to cefiro.journal@ttu.edu. Details & updates about the conference can be found at: https://cefiro1.wixsite.com/my-site Any inquiries should be sent to Mia Clapp: mia.clapp@ttu.edu 


Deadline for the submission of abstracts is February 24th, 2023

Céfiro Committee and Faculty Advistors Dr. Sara Guengerich & Dr. John Beusterien Texas Tech University Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures