CFP

40th APEAA Meeting

6-8 June 2019

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

University of Porto, Portugal

 

Extended call for papers

New deadline: 28 February 2019


Confirmed keynote speakers:

Alex Houen (Cambridge University)

Sarah Hentges (University of Maine at Augusta / University of Southern Denmark)

Isabel Fernandes (Universidade de Lisboa)

 

The Department of Anglo-American Studies of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Porto is pleased to announce the 40th Conference of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies, which will take place between 6 and 8 June 2019.

 

Papers, panels and roundtables proposals are welcomed on any subject that falls under the remit of the two academic areas (including literary studies, cultural studies, post-colonial studies, performance, film and theatre studies, gender and sexuality studies, translation studies, linguistics, language teaching and methodology). Proposals for panels, put together around a common theme or research domain are welcome. We also welcome papers and panels on Canadian, Irish, Scottish and other (Anglophone) Studies.

 

Although the conference programme will accommodate the whole range of topics pertaining to the field of Anglo-American Studies, the many anniversaries celebrated in 2019 may provide the foundations for panels and individual papers:

  • the centenary of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919
  • the 90th anniversary of the 1929 New York Crash
  • the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War in 1939
  • the 70th anniversary of the founding of NATO in 1949
  • the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989
  • the 300th anniversary of the publication of Robinson Crusoe in 1719

 

Book Presentations: APEAA members are also invited to present their own recently published academic books and/or translations (2017-2019).

 

Submissions and queries should be sent by e-mail to apeaa2019@letras.up.pt.

Please include the following information with your proposal:

  • the full title of your paper / panel / roundtable;
  • a 250-300 word description of your paper / panel / roundtable;
  • your name, postal address and e-mail address;
  • your institutional affiliation and position;
  • a short bionote;
  • AV requirements (if any)

 

Working languages: English and Portuguese.

 

Conference webpage: http://apeaa.pt/cfp/

 

New deadline for submissions: 28 February 2019

Notification of acceptance: 15 March 2019

Deadline for registration: 3 May 2019

 

Registration Fee (APEAA and SAAS members): 60 Euros

Registration Fee (non-members): 90 Euros

Student fee (APEAA and SAAS members): 30 Euros

Student fee (non-members): 45 Euros

 

Scientific and Organizing Committee:

Carlos Azevedo | Rui Carvalho Homem | Fátima Vieira | Maria Teresa Castilho | Jorge Bastos da Silva

 


39th APEAA MEETING

26-28 April 2018

Venue: Department of Linguistics and Literatures – University of Évora.

 

The University of Évora, through its Department of Linguistics and Literatures (DLL), is pleased to announce the 39th Conference of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies, which will take place in Évora, between 26 and 28 April 2018. It is now opening a call for papers and panels in a range of subjects in Anglo-American studies.

 

We look forward to receiving paper and panel proposals in the academic areas which are currently part of Anglo-American Studies, including (but not restricted to): Literary Studies, Cultural Studies, Post-colonial Studies, Performance, Film and Theatre studies, Gender and Sexuality studies, Translation Studies, Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Language teaching and methodology, Multilingualism. Proposals for panels, put together around a common theme or research domain, are particularly welcome. We also welcome papers and panels on other Anglophone studies, such as Canadian, Irish, Scottish, etc.

 

Deadlines:

Deadline to propose new panels:  30th October 2017.

These proposals should be sent to the organizing committee.

 

 

Individual papers, workshops, graduate roundtables and poster sessions (integrating the proposed panels or not): 31st January 2018.

 

Abstracts of 250 words in English or in Portuguese should include name of the speaker, institutional affiliation and position, full title of paper, format and a short biographical note and contact details should be sent to the conference website:

www.apeaa.uevora.pt

 

Working languages: English and Portuguese

A selection of papers will be published.

 

Thematic Panels (some proposals received)  

 

The Contemporary Short Story in English: Exploring new boundaries (coord. Ana Raquel Fernandes, U. Europeia, and Teresa Casal, FLUL)

 

Dark Side Stories in American Arts, Literature and Culture (coord Maria Antónia Lima, UÉ, Margarida Vale de Gato, FLUL, and Teresa Botelho, UNova)

 

Pain, Loss and Trauma in Literature and Arts (coord. Carla Castro, UÉ)

 

Life Writing: Discourse, Identity, Representation (coord. Ana Clara Birrento and Olga Gonçalves, UÉ)

 

 

English in the 21st century: current approaches to English as an international lingua franca (coord. Luís Guerra, UÉ, Lili Cavalheiro, FLUL, Ricardo Pereira, IPLeiria)

 

Politics, sex, violence and other ordinary stuff in Contemporary British and American Drama (coord. Rui Pina Coelho, FLUL, Christine Zurbach, UÉ, and José Alberto Ferreira, UÉ)

 

Jazz Stories in Music, Literature and other Arts (coord. Eduardo Lopes, UÉ, and Paulo Gaspar, ESML-IPL)

 

 

Airplanes take off against the wind: study routes in Visual Arts in confluence with other knowledge areas (coord. Sandra Leandro, UÉ; Maria do Rosário Lupi Bello, UA)

 

Make sense of living together: new perspectives in Anglo-American Philosophy (coord. Olivier Feron and Teresa Santos, UÉ)

 

Some anniversaries celebrated in 2018 may provide the foundations for panels and individual papers:

The 200th birth anniversaries of Emily Brontë and Frederick Douglass; the 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela; the 100th anniversaries of the end of World War I; the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King. An important literary anniversary occurs in 2018: the 200th anniversary of the first publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818).  

 

Book Presentations: APEAA members are also invited to present their own recently published academic books and/or translations (2016-2018). Please contact the organizing committee (apeaa2018@uevora.pt).

 

Registration Fee:

Early Bird – 30 March

APEAA members – 40 Euros

Non-members – 90 Euros

Late Registration – after 30 March

APEAA members – 60 Euros

Non-members – 110 Euros

APEAA student members (undergraduate, MA and PhD): 15 Euros

Other students: 40 Euros