CFP: East Asian Track, Kentucky Foreign Language Conference 2023

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Call for Papers
April 20, 2023 to April 22, 2023
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
Asian American History / Studies, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Korean History / Studies

April 20st-22nd, 2023 – University of Kentucky – Lexington, Kentucky

General Call for Papers: 2023

Deadline for Abstract Submission: Tuesday, November 1st, 2022, 11:59 PM EST

The KFLC 2023 Executive Committee is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly research in the following areas:

●  Ancient Mediterranean Classics

●  Arabic and Islamic Studies

●  East Asian Studies

●  French and Francophone Studies

●  German-Austrian-Swiss

●  Hebrew and Jewish Studies

●  Hispanic Linguistics

●  Indigenous Studies

●  Intercultural Studies

●  Italian Studies

●  Language Studies for the Professions

●  Linguistics

●  Lusophone Studies

●  Music Studies

●  Russian and Slavic Studies

●  Second Language Acquisition

●  Spanish American Studies

●  Spanish Peninsular Studies

●  Translation Studies

Paper presentations are 20 minutes followed by a 10-minute question & answer session. In addition to individual abstracts for paper presentations, proposals for panels of 5 papers will be considered.

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 and Islamic Studies, East Asian Studies, French and Francophone Studies, German-Austrian-Swiss Studies, Hispanic Linguistics, Hispanic Studies (Spanish Peninsular and Spanish American), Indigenous and Endangered Languages, Intercultural Studies, Italian Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Language Studies for the Professions, Linguistics, Lusophone Studies, Music Studies in Language and/or Cultures, Neo-Latin 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.

Please visit our website for details pertaining to the track that interests you. Be sure that your paper or panel is prepared according to the track’s guidelines including, but not limited to, the format and the language of presentation. Acceptance of a paper or complete panel implies a commitment on the part of all participants to register and attend the conference. All presenters must pay the appropriate registration fee by Wednesday, March 1st, 2023 to be included in the program. Failure to pay by this deadline will result in the immediate removal of your abstract from the conference program. We will attempt to contact you before removing your presentation.

For general information about the conference and paper presentation guidelines, and to submit abstracts and panel proposals BY NOVEMBER 1st, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST, please visit our website:

Contact Info: 

East Asian Track Director: Dr. Miyabi Goto 

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