LALSA 2019 – Call for Papers

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Call for Papers – DEADLINE: 15 June 2019

Papers are invited for the LALSA Annual Conference ‘Latin American Literature: Past, Present and Future’. The conference will be held on 14-15 November 2019, at the University of Bedfordshire, Luton, UK.

This year, the theme of the conference is ‘Abstraction’. 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.

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 visit to join. There is an annual membership fee of £10 to be paid before you can register for the conference.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 June 2019. We will let you know if your abstract has been accepted by 1 August 2019.

Please e-mail your abstract to or Join us and enjoy the company of like-minded scholars of Latin American literature.

Victoria Carpenter

LALSA Founding President

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