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SPLAS 2019 – Call for Papers

For the 14th year running, the University of Nottingham will be hosting the Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies [SPLAS] Postgraduate Community Forum. The event is open to anyone working on Spanish and/or Portuguese-speaking countries or cultures, from Midlands3Cities institutions and beyond, and from any disciplinary background. The Forum will take place at the University of Nottingham on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June 2019, and it will include a dinner at a local Brazilian-owned pub.

This year’s theme is ‘Gender and Resistance’. In addition to presentations, we will be hosting a poetry reading from the ‘Invisible Presence’ group of British Latino poets. We will also have a keynote address by Dr Courtney Campbell (University of Birmingham), whose research focuses on twentieth-century Brazil and explores themes such as race, women, beauty, gender, sports, emancipation and nation.
We welcome papers from postgraduate students, early-career researchers, artists and performers…

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