Call for Papers
The students’ union of the English Department of the University of Vienna is delighted to announce its second iteration of the Student Conference of Anglophone Studies which will take place from the 26th to the 28th of September 2018 at the department of English and American studies building in Vienna, Austria.
The conference’s aim is to provide a platform for students to present their topics and share their ideas and scientific approaches in a professional context and to engage in valuable discussions about various topics within Anglophone Studies with other students.
We perceive Anglophone Studies as an interdisciplinary academic field studying the English language as well as literatures, cultures and media of English-speaking countries and therefore welcome any contributions from the areas of
- English Linguistics
- Anglophone Literary Studies
- Anglophone Cultural and Media Studies
One conference day will be dedicated to each of those areas, the final schedule will be provided on the conference website https://scanglophonestudies.wordpress.com/
For your application, please submit a PDF-file containing the following information in English:
- (Preliminary) title of your presentation
- Abstract (200-300 words)
- Research level/scope of your underlying research project (term paper/project, seminar paper, BA thesis, MA thesis, PhD thesis, personal research project)
- Key references (which do not count towards the abstract’s word count)
- Short biographical note
Your talk should be approx. 20 minutes long (10 minutes additionally for discussion) and should be given in English.
Please send an e-mail with your application in English to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 16th, 2018. You will be informed by June 29th, 2018 whether you have been selected to present your project at the conference. Please do not hesitate to get in contact if you have any further questions.
There will be no conference fee, our students’ conference can be attended by anyone free of charge. Snacks and beverages will be provided during breaks. However, we cannot give any reimbursements on your travel or accommodation fees.