Call for Papers

The University of Minho, through its Department of English and North-American Studies (DEINA), is pleased to announce the 38th Conference of the Portuguese Association for Anglo-American Studies, which will take place in Braga, between 27 and 29 April 2017. Following the format that was introduced in 2016, it is now opening its call for papers and panels in a range of subjects in Anglo-American studies.

We look forward to receiving paper and panel proposals in the academic areas which are currently part of Anglo-American Studies, including (but not restricted to): Literary Studies, Cultural Studies, Post-colonial Studies, Performance, Film and Theatre studies, Gender and Sexuality studies, Translation Studies, Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Language teaching and methodology, Multilingualism. Proposals for panels, put together around a common theme or research domain, are particularly welcome. We also welcome papers and panels on other Anglophone studies, such as Canadian, Irish, Scottish, etc.

If you are interested in any of the following thematic panels, we invite you to send your proposals mentioning the panel you would like to be included in:


"Outcasting in a digital world: Cultural and linguistic constructions of exclusion in Internet discourse" (coord. Isabel Ermida, UMinho, and Iolanda Ramos, UNova)
"Romanticism, 200 Years Later": Debating the Romantics in the 21st Century (coord. Paula Guimarães, Jorge Bastos, FLUP, and Maria Zulmira Castanheira, FCSH-UNova de Lisboa)
“A labour of some kind of love”: The dynamics of translation in and between cultures (coord. Fernando F. Alves, Filomena Louro and Amélia Carvalho, UMinho)
Adapting the Classics: Film, TV and other screen adaptations (coord. Margarida Esteves Pereira)
Getting away with the unsaid: The pragmatics of allusion and implicature in newspaper and advertising discourse (coord. Isabel Ermida, UMinho, and Elsa Simões, UFP)
Henry D. Thoreau and Ecocriticism in 19th and 20th centuries (coord. Jaime Costa, UMinho and Carlos Azevedo, FLUP)
Hidden Irish Histories: celebration, denigration and erasure (coord. Filomena Louro, UMinho e Adriana Bebiano, FLUC)
Philanthropy in the Long Nineteenth Century (coord. Joanne Paisana, UMinho)
Queer crossings: transgressing boundaries of sexuality, gender and ethnicity (coord. Francesca Rayner, UMinho, and Ana Carvalho, UMinho)
Transnational Feminism, Gender and the Arts (coord. Ana Gabriela Macedo, UMinho)
American Nightmares: Politics, Politicians, and Other Fictions (coord. Teresa Botelho, FCSH-UNova de Lisboa e Edgardo Medeiros da Silva, ISCSP-U. de Lisboa)

A selection of papers will be published.

Abstracts of 250 words in English or in Portuguese should include name of the speaker institutional affiliation and position, full title of paper, format and a short biographical note and contact details should be sent to the conference email: apeaa2017@ilch.uminho.pt



Plenary Speakers:

Ethan Johnson (Portland State University) - https://www.pdx.edu/blackstudies/ethan-johnson-biography

Carlos Azevedo (FLUP)

Séan Crosson (NUI Galway) - CV

Irma Taavitsainen (Universtiy of Helsinki) – CV

Cecilia Alvstad (University of Oslo) – CV



Organizing Committee

Margarida Esteves Pereira

Ana Gabriela Macedo

Maria Filomena Louro

Jaime Costa

Joanne Paisana

João Jorge Coelho

Francesca Rayner

Isabel Ermida

Paula Guimarães

Fernando Ferreira Alves

Scientific Committee

Margarida Esteves Pereira

Ana Gabriela Macedo

Maria Filomena Louro

Teresa Botelho

Jaime Costa

Joanne Paisana

João Jorge Coelho

Francesca Rayner

Isabel Ermida

Paula Guimarães

Fernando Ferreira Alves



CEHUM: http://ceh.ilch.uminho.pt


DEINA: http://deina.ilch.uminho.pt/

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Information

Important Dates (Extended deadline for abstract submission: 31 January 2017):

Deadline for panel, workshops, individual papers and graduate roundtables and posters sessions: 31 January 2017

Acceptance confirmation by 15 February 2017


Registration Fee:

Early Bird – 30 March

APEAA members – 40 euros

Non-members – 90 euros

Late Registration – after 30 March

APEAA members – 60 euros

Non-members – 110 euros

APEAA student members (undergraduate, MA and PhD): 15 Euros


Payment:

NIB: 0033000045404319012 05 [Millenium]

IBAN: PT50 – 0033 – 0000 – 45404319012 – 05

BIC/SWIFT: BCOMPTPL

*Please send a copy of the receipt by e-mail to Ana Pereira with your name, tax identification number and address:

apereira@ilch.uminho.pt



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Programme

Poster: coming soon.

Programme: coming soon.

Abstracts: coming soon.

Bionotes: coming soon.

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Contacts

Margarida Pereira:

E-mail: apeaa2017@ilch.uminho.pt

CEHUM:

E-mail: ceh@ilch.uminho.pt

Phone number: (+351) 253 60 41 85

Centro de Estudos Humanísticos
Universidade do Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga
Portugal

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