Special Theme: "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation"
The 2013 conference theme is "Connectedness, Identity and Alienation" in literature, and the organizers encourage submissions that approach this unifying subject from a variety of perspectives.
However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions within and across a variety of inter/disciplinary and theoretical perspectives. For more details about submitting an abstract, please scroll down the page.
Submissions will be organized into the following streams:
Literature: African Literature
Literature: Ancient & Classical Literature
Literature: Anglo-American Literature
Literature: Arabic/Middle Eastern Literature
Literature: Asian Literature
Literature: Children's and Young Adult Literature
Literature: Comparative Literature
Literature: European Literature
Literature: Folktales, Myths and Legends
Literature: Historical and Political Literature
Literature: Indigenous People's/Ethnic Literatures & Minority Discourses
Literature: Latin American Literature
Literature: Literary Criticism and Theory
Literature: Literary Practice
Literature: Literary Translation and Translatology
Literature: Literature and Film
Literature: Literature, Language and Identity
Literature: Literature and Religion
Literature: Manuscriptology, Textual and Genetic Criticism
Literature: Memoir and Autobiography
Literature: Teaching Literature
Literature: Travel Writing
Literature: Theatre and Drama
Librarianship: Cataloging and Classification
Librarianship: Censorship, Ownership and Intellectual Property
Librarianship: Library Research and Development
Librarianship: Protecting and Preserving Librarianship: 21st Century Problems and Solutions
Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be submitted by the deadline of December 1 2012. All abstracts will be blind reviewed by a voluntary team, and authors will usually be notified of the decision of the reviewers within two weeks of submission. Those who submit near the December 1 deadline will receive confirmation of acceptance or rejection by December 15 2012.
All accepted authors may have their full paper published in the online conference proceedings. Full text submission is due by May 1 2013.
The deadline for full conference payment for all presenters is March 15 2013.
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