Call for Papers – Extended deadline: February 1st, 2018

We kindly inform that the deadline for proposal submissions has been extended to February 1st, 2018.


2018 Keynote Speakers: Hakim Abderrezak and Cristina Rivera Garza 

We are excited to announce our two keynote speakers for the 2018 Cincinnati conference (April 6-7).

Dr. Hakim Abderrezak is Associate Professor Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Minnesota. He is author of Ex-Centric Migrations (Indiana UP, 2016), which examines cinematic, literary, and musical representations of migrants and migratory trends in the western Mediterranean.

Dr. Cristina Rivera Garza is Distinguished Professor in Hispanic Studies at the University of Houston and the award-winning author of six novels, three collections of short stories, five collections of poetry and three non-fiction books.  She currently directs the nation’s first Ph.D. program in Spanish with a concentration in Creative Writing at the University of Houston. 

RSVP for Friday Reception and Conference Lunches

You are cordially invited to a reception on Friday, March 31, from 6:30-8:30 PM. Beverages and heavy appetizers will be served. We will also be providing lunch to all registered participants on Friday and Saturday. To help us get an accurate count and provide enough (and correct) food for everyone, please RSVP for the reception and the lunches by March 20. There is a place on the form to note any dietary restrictions that you may have.

Reminder: Registration deadline is February 17

The priority deadline to register for the 2017 Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages and Literatures is February 17. A $15 late registration charge will apply after that date.  Find more information on how to register and pay here.

We look forward to welcoming you at the conference!

Please note that our group hotel rate is only available until February 20 (or until the block of reserved rooms is filled). Reserve your room at the Hampton Inn for a special rate.