Call for Papers

39th Cincinnati Conference on Romance & Arabic Languages & Literatures

Faculty and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for papers dealing with all areas and aspects of Romance & Arabic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Proposals on Film, Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, Creative Writing, Digital Humanities, and Non-canonical approaches to literature are especially welcome.

Individual presentations will be limited to 20 minutes and they will be accepted in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, or Italian. For consideration, please submit an abstract or panel proposal including:

  • Name of presenter / panel coordinator
  • Academic affiliation of the presenter(s)
  • Email address
  • Title of paper and an abstract, no longer than 250 words, in the language the paper will be presented.
  • If proposing a panel: title of panel and all the papers to be presented in it, with their corresponding abstracts, each of them no longer than 250 words. The number of panelists is at the discretion of the organizers; however, keep in mind that CCRLL cannot guarantee a time frame longer than 90 minutes per panel.

Please email all abstracts to

Deadline for submission: December 15th, 2018

Conference dates: April 5-6, 2019

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