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EVENTS: CFP American Studies Annual Student Conference

The Center for American Studies at the University of Bucharest

and the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

invites proposals for their annual students’ conference on the topic

Challenges to Pluralism, Democracy, and Identity in American Culture

to be held at the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission (2, Ing. Nicolae Costinescu St, Bucharest)

 on Friday, April 28, 2017


We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations from both graduate and undergraduate students enrolled at the University of Bucharest or other universities. Papers may come from the directions of literature, film, popular culture, visual culture and the media, history, politics, transatlantic relations etc. and may address issues such as (but not necessarily limited to): changing definitions of pluralism and democracy in American culture at different historical times; American identity/identities, migration, hyphenation and changing definitions of Americanness; the American model of pluralism and democracy in the world – past and present reflections.


Submission Guidelines

Please submit the following:

1. a 250-word abstract attached as an MS Word file. Your abstract must include the paper title and the name of the academic coordinator who has agreed to supervise your paper. Please note that, considering that each presentation will be 15 minutes long, final papers should be approximately 5-6 pages (Times New Roman, font 12, double-spaced). However, we strongly encourage participants to present and not simply read their papers.

2. 3-5 keywords from your essay;

3. Contact information (name, phone number, and email address).

Please send your submissions via e-mail to sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro.

Deadline for submissions: Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 12:00.

Notifications of proposal acceptance will be communicated by Friday, April 21, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact Sabina Draga (sabina.draga.alexandru@lls.unibuc.ro ).


Our partner: US Embassy in Bucharest

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Partenerii nostri: US Embassy | Fulbright Commission in Romania | English Department, Faculty of Foreign Languages,