FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS
ANGLOPHONIA: NEW FRONTIERS
International Student Conference in English Studies
University of Zagreb
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
9-11 May 2019
ENGLISH STUDENT CLUB X.A. is pleased to announce the fourth International Student Conference in English Studies ANGLOPHONIA: NEW FRONTIERS, which will take place FROM 9TH TO 11TH MAY 2019 at the FACULTY OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES IN ZAGREB, Croatia. The conference will provide a platform for young scholars (BA, MA and PhD students, graduates and scholars who have recently obtained a PhD ) to discuss their works in a friendly, yet professional environment. The aim of the conference is to connect young and promising researchers who share an interest in all areas of Anglophone studies by providing them with an opportunity to exchange information, ideas, and views.
The theme of the conference will be ANGLOPHONE STUDIES with an emphasis on NEW FRONTIERS, i.e. new research approaches to established notions, new directions and/or venues for future studies, etc. The areas covered include, but are not limited to:
- Anglophone literature, as well as other art forms
- Anglophone cultures
- Translation studies
Date of the conference: May 9-11, 2019
Conference venue: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ivana Lučića 3, Zagreb, Croatia
Organizer: English Student Club X.a.
Application deadline: January 31, 2019
Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2019
Working language: English
Conference fee: 75 HRK (10 EUR)
The application form can be found on the conference’s official website or access the form directly at https://goo.gl/forms/C3Bw2MG4RwHzA7vm2. You are required to send an abstract containing no more than 1800 characters, 3-6 keywords and two key references.
Presentations will last up to 15 minutes with additional 5 minutes for questions, comments, and discussion. The presenters will be asked to send a PowerPoint presentation before the conference.
The registration fee will be paid upon arrival at the conference and it includes:
- accommodation (youth hostel)
- admission to all student presentations and keynote lectures
- welcome pack (including program and promotional materials)
- book of abstracts and certificate of participation
- refreshments during coffee breaks
- social event and sightseeing tour
Travel expenses will not be reimbursed.
After the conference, you will be invited to submit your paper for publication in a thematic issue of our Department’s student journal, Patchwork (Facebook page here). An e-mail with paper submission guidelines will be sent after the conference.
Organizers reserve the right to cancel the social event and/or the sightseeing tour depending on interest, weather, or other circumstances.
By applying, participants consent to being photographed, recorded and/or filmed. All data will be used in accordance with official regulations (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Regulation (EC) No 45/2001).