CFP: 2019 Midwest Slavic Conference

April 5-7th, 2019
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

The Midwest Slavic Association and The Ohio State University (OSU) Center for Slavic and East European Studies (CSEES) are pleased to announce the 2019 Midwest Slavic Conference to be held at OSU in Columbus, OH on April 5-7, 2019. Conference organizers invite proposals for panels or individual papers addressing all topics related to the theme “1989 and its Effects on Central and Eastern Europe”. Preceding this year’s conference, Dr. Dorin Uritescu (York University) will present the 22nd Annual Kenneth E. Naylor Memorial Lecture, entitled “Geolinguistic Variation and Language Change in Romanian,“ on Friday, April 5th at 4:00PM. The conference will then open at 5:30PM with a keynote address by Dr. Vitaly Chernetsky (U. of Kansas) that will focus on cultural representations of the fall of Communism in Ukraine and other countries in Central and Eastern Europe. Building on the keynote address, a plenary panel focusing on the larger political, economic, and social impacts of 1989 will follow on Saturday morning. Panels by conference participants will then commence on Saturday from 10:45AM-5:30PM and Sunday from 8:30AM-12:30PM.

Please send a one-paragraph abstract and a brief C.V. in a single PDF format file to csees “at” osu. edu by January 14th. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate.

Please note that the conference will not provide any lodging for any participants. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply for travel grants to cover all travel costs. Please email csees “at” osu. edu if any documentation is needed to apply for funds.

More information is available at the Conference website.

Abstract and C.V. Deadline: January 14, 2019
Notification of Acceptance: February 8, 2019
Scheduling Conflicts Due: February 12, 2019
Panels Announced: February 22, 2019
Final Papers to Committee and Presenter Registration Deadline: March 22, 2019

Students: $35
Faculty/Public: $50

General attendees: $25

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please email csees “at” osu. edu or call us at (614) 292-8770.