CFP: KFLC The Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures conference, April 21–23, 2022

Miyabi Goto Discussion
Call for Papers
November 1, 2021
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies

The KFLC is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the area of East Asian Studies. Abstracts are invited in all areas and aspects of this field, including, but not limited to:

Class, gender, ethnicity/race
Colonialism and Diaspora
Memory, violence, and nation
Popular culture in global markets
Performance, agency, and identity
Ethics of literary-cultural studies
Classical literature; new readings
Media studies, music studies, film studiesClass, gender, ethnicity/race
Social movements – justice, citizenship, and resistance The avant-garde – arts in contextsClass, gender, ethnicity/race
Body, space, and the public sphere
The politics of writing – writing within/against culture

The KFLC has a tradition of attracting scholars from a broad range of languages and specializations. This year’s conference will have sessions in Arabic Studies, East Asian Studies, English as a Foreign Language, French and Francophone Studies, German-Austrian-Swiss Studies, Hispanic Linguistics, Hispanic Studies (Spanish Peninsular and Spanish American), General Linguistics, Neo-Latin Studies, Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies, Italian Studies, Russian and Slavic Studies, Second Language Acquisition, and Translation Studies.

Individually submitted abstracts should be no more than 250 words. Panel proposals of 5 presentations should be submitted as follows: The panel organizer should electronically submit a panel proposal. The panel proposal cannot exceed one page in length and should include the theme of the panel, the organizer's name and contact information, and the names, contact information and affiliations of the panel participants. Each participant MUST submit an individual abstract using our online system in addition to the panel proposal. Please indicate that your presentation is part of a pre-organized panel and list the title and organizer of the panel in the abstract. Paper presentations are 20 minutes followed by a 10-minute question & answer session.

For general information about the conference and paper presentation guidelines, and to submit abstracts and panel proposals by Monday, November 1st, 2021, 11:59 PM EST, please visit our website:


Contact Info: 

Miyabi Goto, PhD
Assistant Professor of Japanese
University of Kentucky
KFLC East Asian Studies Committee

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