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EVENTS: American Studies Annual Student Conference

The Center for American Studies at the University of Bucharest

and the Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission

invite proposals for their annual students’ conference on the topic

Reality and Imagination in Telling the Story of America

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

 on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

 

Confirmed keynote speaker:

Scott A. Reese

Cultural attaché, US Embassy in Bucharest

 

We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations from both graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in American Studies and English programs at the University of Bucharest and other Romanian universities. Papers may come from the directions of literature, film, popular culture, visual culture and the media, history, politics, and transatlantic relations and may address issues such as (but not necessarily limited to): narratives of defining American identity, official and alternative histories, perspectives on America, ethnic retellings of American history, what has changed and what has remained the same in the Puritans’ initial plan of imagining America.

 

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: Monday, May 21, 12:00, 2018.

Notifications of proposal acceptance will be communicated by, Saturday, May 26, 2018.

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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