Cincinnati Conference on RALL

The Cincinnati Conference is an annual academic convention that takes place in Cincinnati in early April and includes presentations on all aspects of the Romance and Arabic languages and literatures. It was founded in 1980-81 by graduate students Felix Menchacatorre and Eric Pennington as one of the first graduate student conferences in the US. By 1983, the conference was attracting more than 200 presenters annually.

39th Cincinnati Conference on

Romance and Arabic Languages and Literatures

 

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for papers dealing with all areas and aspects of Romance Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Proposals on Film, Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, Creative Writing, Digital Humanities, and Non-canonical approaches to literature are especially welcome.

Individual presentations will be limited to 20 minutes and they will be accepted in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, or Italian. For consideration, please submit an abstract or panel proposal including:

  • Name of presenter / panel coordinator
  • Academic affiliation of the presenter(s)
  • Email address
  • Title of paper and an abstract, no longer than 250 words, in the language the paper will be presented.
  • If proposing a panel: title of panel and all the papers to be presented in it, with their corresponding abstracts, each of them no longer than 250 words. The number of panelists is at the discretion of the organizers; however, keep in mind that CCRLL cannot guarantee a time frame longer than 90 minutes per panel.

Please email all abstracts to cinciconf@gmail.com

Deadline for submission: December 15, 2018

Conference dates: April 5-6, 2019

Keynote speakers:

Dr. Horacio Castellano Moya is a writer and a journalist from El Salvador. He has published twelve novels, five short story collections, two essay books, and a diary.  He was awarded the Manuel Rojas Iberoamerican Prize for Fiction 2014 by the government of Chile. Currently, he is associate professor in the MFA in Spanish Creative Writing at the University of Iowa. 

Dr. Leon Sachs is associate professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Kentucky. He is the author of the Pedagogical Imagination: the Republican Legacy in Twenty-First-Century French Literature and Fillm. His current project, "Where We Learn," is a transhistorical study of one of the most basic yet intractable questions of education; How much of the outside, or "real" world, should enter the world of the classroom?

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CALL FOR PAPERS

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for papers dealing with all areas and aspects of Romance Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Proposals on Film, Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, Creative Writing, Digital Humanities, and non-canonical approaches to literature are especially welcome.

In order to open a dialogue with this year’s keynote speakers’ works we encourage the submission of abstracts on the topics of Introspective Construction of Identities and Detective Fiction.

Individual presentations will be limited to 20 minutes and they will be accepted in English, Spanish, and French. Papers, however, can cover topics related to any Romance languages. For consideration, please submit an abstract or panel proposal including:

-Name of presenter / panel coordinator.

-Academic affiliaton of the presenter(s).

-Email address.

-Title of paper and an abstract, no longer than 250 words, in the language the paper will be presented. 

-If proposing a panel: title of panel and all the papers to be presented in it, with their corresponding abstracts, each of them no longer than 250 words. The number of panelists is at the discretion of the organizers; however, keep in mind that CCRLL cannot guarantee a time frame longer than 90 minutes per panel.

Please email all abstracts to cinciconf@gmail.com

Deadline for submission: