Transatlantic New York Conference May 2017 CFP

Contact: Carlos Aguasaco, Associate Professor, City College of City University of New York


Phone: 212-925-6625


We are pleased to invite the international Hispanism, and all interested scholars and researchers to submit paper proposals or panels (3 panelists) on any of the writers, journalists, artists, & filmmakers from Latin America, the Caribbean and Spain that have lived in New York and whose work expresses or assumes such experience.


This conference seeks to recover, document and evaluate the interactive work of writers, artists, cultural agents, journalists, founders of Hispanism and the Caribbean in New York.


Topics: *

  • Writers (From Hostos and Martí to Lorca and Julia de Burgos, Nicanor Parra and Junot Díaz; including Giannina Braschi, Antonio Muñoz Molina, Sylvia Molloy, Ricardo Piglia, Óscar Hijuelos, Carmen Boullosa, Luis Rafael Sánchez, Daniel Alarcón, among others)
  • Founders of Hispanism
  • Artists and filmmakers
  • Translators
  • Journals and editors (Areito, Exilio, Escandalar, Románica, Mariel, and others)
  • Interactions of English and Spanish in literature


Submission of Proposals: Proposals should consist of a title and an abstract of 250-300 words, and a brief biography (100-150 words). Proposals must be sent through the conference website


Papers may be in Spanish or English.

Submission deadline: March 15, 2017.


Organizing Committee:

Juan Carlos Mercado (CCNY- CUNY)

Ignacio Olmos (Instituto Cervantes)

Ana Vázquez Barrado (Instituto Cervantes)

Carlos Aguasaco (CCNY- CUNY)

Julio Ortega (Brown University)16681503_10154106237426901_4352020829651651719_n.jpg


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