LALSA 2017 Conference – call for papers

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Papers are invited for the LALSA Annual Conference ‘Latin American Literature: Past, Present and Future’. The conference will be held on 16-17 November 2017, at York St John University, UK.

The conference welcomes contributions from the scholars and students of Latin American literature. Any approach to well known or lesser known texts is welcome; any cross-disciplinary stance is encouraged.

This year, the theme of the conference is ‘Re-reading’. Comparative and cross-disciplinary readings of Latin American literary texts are particularly welcome.

Abstracts (250-350 words) are welcome in English or Spanish. Presentations will be 20 minutes long.

IMPORTANT: To submit an abstract, you must be a LALSA member. Please contact Victoria Carpenter ( to join. There is an annual membership fee, to be paid with the conference registration.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 September 2017. We will let you know if your abstract has been accepted by 1 October 2017.
Please e-mail your abstract to Join us and enjoy the company of like-minded scholars of Latin American literature.

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