Thursday, July 30, 2015

CFP Society of American Culture Studies Conference (9/1/2015; Moscow 12/4-11/2015)

Heads up from the SFRA website:

Society of American Culture Studies
DATE: December 4-11, 2015
LOCATION: Lomonosov Moscow State University

Dear Colleagues,

The XLIst International conference of the Russian Society of American Culture Studies will be held December 4-11, 2015 at Lomonosov Moscow State University Journalism Department. Its theme – “Imagining and Building Peace in American Culture”.

Sections: Journalism, American Culture of the 17-19th Centuries, Contemporary Literature and Culture, Drama, Ethnic Contribution, Gender, Fantastic in the Arts, Canadian perspectives. Besides a traditional Round Table discussion: Imprints – Image of America and Image of Russia will be held and two more – Arthur Miller’s Centennial (coordinator Dr. Maya Koreneva) and Herman Melville’s Literary Legacy (coordinator Dr. Luisa Bashmakova

Suggestions for additional sections and panel discussions are welcome with 300 words description and at least two other panelists’ names suggested until September 1st, 2015.
Official languages of the conference are English and Russian. All participants will understand papers given in English and will provide an English resume of their talk, if given in Russian.
Deadline for abstracts - September 10, 2015 (half a page). Please send them to all to

On the basis of delivered and discussed papers an annual bilingual collection is published.
Conference fee $ 100 US, payable upon arrival, includes also an excursion to Kremlin and a farewell party.

Information about visa support: As it is a lengthy process – please send the needed materials [copy of two first pages of passport and info on place of birth (city and country), affiliation and position, office address, phone and fax numbers, place of visa application, dates of arrival and departure] to the address no later than September 10, 2015.

See you at our conference!
Larisa Mikhaylova

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