6th Annual Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan Linguistics, Literatures,

Venue: University of Florida

Location: Gainesville, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 17, 2011 End Date/Time: Feb 19, 2011
Registration Date: Jan 03, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 03, 2011
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6th Annual Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures

February 17th – 19th, 2011
University of Florida

The graduate students of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Florida cordially invite submissions for their 6th Annual Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures on February 17-19, 2011. The colloquium will bring together graduate students and professors from a wide variety of disciplines.

The colloquium is primarily focused on linguistics and literature of the Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan languages, and Latin and Ibero American Studies, but interdisciplinary submissions in the following fields will also be accepted: History, Geography, Art History, Film Studies, Women’s Studies, Anthropology and Cultural Studies.

The colloquium will have the honor of featuring five distinguished keynote speakers:

Pedro Guijarro-Fuentes, Ph.D
Associate Professor (Reader) in Spanish
University of Plymouth
Plymouth, UK

Marío Bellatin
Mexican writer
Xavier Villaurrutia Poetry Award (2000)
Mazatlán Literature Poetry Award (2008)

George Esenwein, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Department of History
University of Florida

Pepa Úbeda
Catalan Poet
Miquel de Palol Award (2010)
Benet Rivas Award (2009)

Alfredo Suppia, Ph.D (tentative)
Professor of Film
Institute of Art and Design
Federal University of Juiz de Foras
Minas Geráis, Brazil

Please send your one-page, single-spaced abstract of approximately 250 words with title attached as an MS-Word document to coloquiouf@gmail.com by January 3, 2011. Abstracts and papers can be submitted in English, Spanish, Portuguese or Catalan. Specify in the subject line whether your abstract is intended for Linguistics, Literature, or Humanities in general, and whether it is written in English, Spanish, Portuguese or Catalan. For example: SUBMISSION LINGUISTICS CATALAN. Please be sure to include your name, institutional affiliation and email address. The selection committee will respond to proposals as soon as possible. All presentations will have a 20-minute limit. A $30 donation would be greatly appreciated to help offset the costs of the colloquium.

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