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CFP: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference

Friday, November 15, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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November 28, 2013 is the deadline for proposals for the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC) at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, April 1012, 2014.

KFLC  is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the area of Russian and Slavic Studies.  The Section will work in three subsections: 

Russian and Slavic Literatures and Cultures (I)
The First World War in the Russian and Slavic Cultural Context (II)
Language Teaching Pedagogy: innovative approach to language teaching (III)

Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of the above fields.

Papers are 20 minutes followed by a 10-minute question & answer session. In addition to individual abstracts for paper presentations, proposals for panels of 5 papers will be considered.  We are pleased to advise that the panel organizers will be remunerated for their conference expenses. Please contact the Russian Section organizer, Dr Filosofova on for more information. 

The KFLC has a tradition of attracting scholars from a broad range of languages and specializations. This year’s conference will have sessions in Arabic Studies, East Asian Studies, French and Francophone Studies, German-Austrian-Swiss Studies, Hispanic Linguistics, Hispanic Studies (Spanish Peninsular and Spanish American), Neo-Latin Studies, Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies, Italian Studies, Russian Studies, Language Technology, Second Language Acquisition, and Translation Studies.

Individually submitted abstracts should be no more than 250 words.

Panel proposals of 5 presentations should be submitted as follows: The panel organizer should electronically submit a panel proposal.  The panel proposal cannot exceed one page in length and should include the theme of the panel, the organizer's name and contact information, and the names, contact information and affiliations of the panel participants.  Each participant MUST submit an individual abstract using our online system in addition to the panel proposal.  Please indicate that your presentation is part of a pre-organized panel and list the title and organizer of the panel in the abstract.

Papers may be read in English or Russian.

Acceptance of a paper or complete panel implies a commitment on the part of all participants to register and attend the conference. All presenters must pay the appropriate registration fee by February 15, 2014 to be included in the program.

All abstracts and panel proposals should be submitted by NOVEMBER 28, 2013, via the web site or directly to the Russian Section organizer,  Dr Filosofova as an e-mail attachment in Word document at

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