We would kindly like to invite you to the conference „Translating Contemporary Poetry. Forms of Transition between Europe, Asia, and the Americas“, hosted by the DFG Research Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Trier. Colleagues whose research is focused on modern languages and literatures are welcome to participate. The conference will have an international and comparative profile, and the main conference language will be English.
However, if you organize a panel or stream on a specific topic, presentations in other languages (Russian, German, etc.) will be permitted.
Proposals for the presentation of a single paper or a panel (stream) should be sent by email (email@example.com) no later than March 30, 2020 and must include the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the presenter(s), the title of the paper(s) (panel/stream), a 100-word-maximum English abstract of the paper(s) (in addition to an abstract of the panel/stream, if applicable), and a short CV of the presenter/s. Acceptance will be communicated by May 30, 2020, at the latest.
No fees will be charged for participation in the conference.
It is also possible to receive funding for hotel and travel costs. If you are interested in receiving financing for your participation, we ask you to apply with a longer, 400-500-word abstract of your presentation. Furthermore, funding is contingent upon the submission of your finished essay with the rights to its first publication through our project not later than September 21, 2020.
Enclosed is an outline of conference topics broken into main subject areas and associated key questions. In your abstract, you should indicate which of the fourteen subject areas best accommodates your contribution and which of the key questions you wish to address. Section 15 is open to accommodate topics that cannot be assigned to any of the previous sections.
For further questions and more information please do not hesitate to contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We are very much looking forward to your contributions and hope that you will be able to participate at our conference!
– Henrieke Stahl