CFP: Constructions of Identity – Contemporary Challenges (Cluj-Napoca, 24-26 October 2013)

[For those post-millennialists among us?] The Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters, “Babes-Bolyai” University, Cluj-Napoca (Romania) announces the 7th edition of its biennial conference:

Constructions of Identity – Contemporary Challenges (Cluj-Napoca, 24-26 October 2013).

Abstracts should be submitted by September 1, 2013 (details below).

This conference’s main goal is to examine the challenges and the future of English and American Studies along three major directions: Literary Studies, Language Studies, and Cultural Studies, at the beginning of the 21century, in the era of digitalization and globalization.More specifically, we invite presentations in the fields listed below:

  • Literary studies
  • British and Commonwealth literature
  • American literature
  • Literary theory
  • Language studies
  • Theoretical linguistics
  • Applied linguistics: ELT
  • Applied linguistics: Translation studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Literature and culture
  • Gender and ethnicity
  • Film and media

The conference will host keynote speeches and workshops. The participants in the workshops are allotted a 30-minute slot for presentation and discussion. The general conference fee is 250 lei (about 60 €), to be paid upon arrival. This includes: participation costs, coffee breaks, lunches on Thursday and Friday, the conference dinner on Thursday and the publication in the conference volume.

For details and registration, please visit the conference website:

Abstracts of about 100 words should be submitted by September 1, 2013.

For additional information, please contact:  Dr. Adrian Radu  or  Dr. Petronia Petrar

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