The TROPOS Conference welcomes interdisciplinary papers and presentations in literary studies, cultural studies, visual arts, film and media studies, gender studies, and linguistics related to the Romance-speaking world. Papers may be presented in Spanish, French, or English.
Presentations and/or papers not exceed twenty minutes (8 pages approximately) in order to allow time for discussion. Selected papers may be considered for publication in the forthcoming issue of Tropos journal.
200-250 word abstracts of proposed papers should be submitted by the deadline announced in the “Call for papers". Specify the language (English, French, Spanish) of presentation. Presentation title and abstract should be accompanied by: complete contact information: complete name, mail address, email address, institutional affiliation (graduate program, department, and institution).
Acceptance of paper proposal are sent by e-mail within two weeks of the deadline noted in the “Call for papers.” Information on programming, lodgment, and conference fee is sent with acceptance.
The 16th TROPOS Graduate Conference will take place October 21-22, 2016 with the topic “Sickening Discourses: Bodies, Diseases, and Violence in the Romance World.” Keynote speakers include Jean Franco, Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature (Columbia U) and Adriana Gárriga-López, Professor of Anthropology and Performance (Kalamazoo College). Download the CFP here.
Conference fee: $20.00.