CFP: Extended Deadline: Panel on Pre-modern East Asia: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC), Spring 2023

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Call for Papers
November 10, 2022
Kentucky, United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Chinese History / Studies, East Asian History / Studies, Japanese History / Studies, Literature

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Kentucky Foreign Language Conference (KFLC), Spring 2023


Call for papers: please submit your proposal materials by November 10th, 2022

Date of conference: Thursday, April 20th 2023 ONLINE

KFLC is one of the country’s longest-running language and culture conferences and is hosted by the University of Kentucky every spring. This call for papers is for the East Asian Studies division, for a panel focusing on the languages/literatures/cultures of pre-modern East Asia. KFLC is a hybrid conference this year, with this panel being held exclusively online.

Possible topics for papers include the following as they pertain to pre-modern East Asia:
* Literary studies
* History and (inter)cultural studies
* Language studies and linguistics
* Anthropology
* Mythology and folklore
* Art and visual culture
* Religion, philosophy and history of ideas

Registration for this year's conference is $160.00. The graduate student registration fee is $90.00. For more information, please visit:

Guidelines for submission:

1.     The language for presentations will be English

2.     Individual presentations will be 20 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes for discussion

3.     If you are interested, please send a short bio, presentation title, and 100-250 word abstract to:



Contact Info: 

Joannah Peterson, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Japan Studies

Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

University of Kentucky

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