March 22, 2024 - March 23, 2024
The Graduate Students in the Spanish and Portuguese Department at The Ohio State University invite graduate students, professors, and interested researchers to reflect and engage in a dialogue about any aspect of literatures and cultures in the Luso-Hispanic world. We encourage submissions in the following areas. Other related topics are welcome:
•Afro-Latin American Literatures and Cultures
•Decolonial and Postcolonial Studies
•Environmental Cultural Studies
•Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies
•Identity and Border Studies
•Latin American and Latinx Studies
•Literature and Comparative Literature
•Migration and Diaspora Studies
•Performance and Theatre Studies
•Race and Ethnic Studies
We accept proposals written in Spanish, Portuguese, and English. Speakers will be given 20 minutes for presentation and 10 minutes for discussion questions.
Proposals must include an abstract of up to 500 words, title of presentation, full name of participant, academic affiliation, and e-mail address. They can be a traditional paper proposal, but we also accept performances, creative writing, video essays, and other formats.
Submissions open: Nov. 13, 2023 - Jan. 21, 2024
Abstract review period: Jan. 21, 2024 - Feb. 5, 2024