Conferences


American Portuguese Studies Association 


*** Conference Registration is now open. 

Please register for the conference by clicking on this link.


*** A preliminary version of the conference program is now available.

Please click on this link to view the draft of the conference program



*** FLAD has awarded APSA a generous grant to support travel by US-based graduate students to the APSA conference in New Mexico.


Graduate Students, please click on this link to apply for travel funds



Hotel Accommodations

APSA has secured a discounted rate with two local hotels. Please note that to guarantee the rates listed below, reservations must be made prior to 31 May 2014


Hotel Parq Central

  • 74 rooms available, 22–25 October 2014
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless internet, continental breakfast and shuttle to and from the university
  • US$125/night
  • http://www.hotelparqcentral.com/
  • Please Note: To book a room at the Hotel Parq Central and receive the conference rate, participants should call 505.242.0040 and ask to book a room in the APSA—American Portuguese Studies Association Block, and a guest service agent will reserve the room for you. Alternatively, participants may email or directly call the hotel representative Noelle Wallace at 505.998.7601 or nwallace@hotelparqcentral.com. 
Plaza Inn
  • 75 rooms available, 22-25 October 2014
  • Complimentary high-speed wireless internet, continental breakfast and shuttle to and from the university
  • US$65/night — Please Note: This rate has been guaranteed until mid-July
  • http://www.plazainnabq.com/
  • Please Note: To ensure that you are booking your room at the conference rate, please call the hotel directly at 1-800-237-1307 and reserve your room over the phone. 



Ninth International Conference

23–26 October 2014

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

Call for Papers: Boundaries/Borders/Borderlands


The Ninth International Conference of the AMERICAN PORTUGUESE STUDIES ASSOCIATION (APSA) will take place at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 23–26 October 2014. The thematic concentration of the conference is “Boundaries/Borders/Borderlands.”

 

Prospective participants are encouraged to submit proposals for complete panels of 3–4 papers in any area of Luso-African, Brazilian and Portuguese literatures, cultures and linguistics. Inter-disciplinary and comparative approaches are also encouraged. Individual paper proposals will also be considered. Participants are limited to one paper presentation but may contribute in as many as two other capacities such as chair and/or round table participant.

 

Participants should submit panel proposals or individual paper proposals of approximately 100–200 words online at this link: THE SUBMISSIONS SITE IS NOW CLOSED.  


All proposals are due by *** 15 March 2014.

Papers may be presented in either Portuguese or English.

The Program Committee will announce final decisions by 30 April 2014.


PLEASE NOTE: Conference participants must be APSA members by the date of conference registration. In order to be included in the conference program, participants must register by 1 September 2014. Information on APSA membership can be obtained at: www.portuguese-apsa.com.

 

 

IX CONGRESSO DA APSA

Convocatória Para Envio de Propostas Individuais e de Mesas


O Nono Congresso Internacional da AMERICAN PORTUGUESE STUDIES ASSOCIATION (APSA) será realizado na University of New Mexico, em Albuquerque, NM, de 23 a 26 de outubro de 2014.

 

A temática do congresso será “Limites/Fronteiras/Espaços Fronteiriços”

 

Os interessados deverão enviar propostas individuais ou para mesas (3-4 comunicações) sobre quaisquer aspectos das culturas e literaturas luso-africanas, brasileira e portuguesa, bem como da língua e linguística portuguesa. Estudos interdisciplinares e comparativos também serão considerados. Os congressistas deverão apresentar somente um trabalho, mas poderão contribuir para o sucesso do evento em até duas capacidades adicionais, tais como organizador/a, presidente de mesa, ou como participante de mesa redonda.

 

Propostas de mesa e individuais com 100-200 palavras deverão ser submetidas online aqui: O site para receber propostas agora é fechado


O prazo para o envio de propostas é até o dia *** 15 de março de 2014.

Serão aceitas propostas em inglês ou português.

O comitê organizador anunciará as decisões finais até o dia 30 de abril de 2014.


NOTA: Todos os participantes do congresso deverão ser membros da APSA quando se registrarem para o congresso. Para serem incluídos no programa do congresso, participantes têm que se registrar até o dia 01 de setembro de 2014. Para maiores informações sobre a afiliação na APSA, por favor vejam: www.portuguese-apsa.com.  



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