CALL FOR PAPERS
INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE
UNITY AND DIVISION IN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES AND CULTURES
9 – 11 MAY 2023
Dear Colleagues, Bulgarian
The Faculty of Slavic Studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski“ has the pleasure to invite you in an International scientific conference “Unity And Division In Languages, Literatures and Cultures”, which will take place between 9 to 11 May 2023 at the Sofia University.
INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPATION AND THEMATIC PANELS
In addition to individual participation, we would like to offer the possibility of creating separate thematic panels within the conference on specific scientific issues. Each panel should have a minimum of four participants.
Proposals for panel topics (including the list of panel speakers) should be sent by 28 February 2023.
Individual submissions should be sent by 10 April 2023.
The working languages of the conference are: Bulgarian, all Slavonic languages and English language.
The papers will be published in a book. Each paper should not exceed 22,000 characters (including List of works cited and Appendices,).
The deadline for submissions is 31 July 2023.
All editorial instructions will be sent later.
The participation fee is 70 BGN. Students (MA and PhD) of Bulgarian universities and scientific institutions pay half of the fee, equal to 35 BGN.
Project “Bulgarian Studies” will cover the participation fee of foreign scholars in the field of Bulgarian Studies.
Please note that the travel and accommodation expenses are covered by conference participants.
The time, provided for each paper is 15 minutes.
The proposals for panels and individual talks may refer to one of the following THEMATIC GROUPS:
Pandemics, loneliness, isolation – a dimension of suffering
Literature of transition. Hidden and overt dependencies
Literature of totalitarianism, critical reflections, readers' nostalgia
The hybrid habitus: the human between the real and the virtual
World literature - national projections. Theoretical breakdowns and new constructions
The war in the texts - texts at war. Battles for interpretations in the present
East and West
The Bulgarian language - Slavic, Balkan, European…
Language and culture
Language on the Internet
Unity and division in language and culture
The Bulgarian language – continuity and innovation
Anthropology. Ethnography. Folklore studies
Migrations, holidays, social networks
Sick and healthy body. Pandemic and traditional and new healing practices
Mystifications and rationalizations of everyday life
Conference organizing committee:
Prof. Doctor of Philological Studies Nikolay Papuchiev,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Diana Atanasova,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Darina Mladenova,
Asst. Prof. Dr. Maria Marinova,
Asst. Prof. Dr. Katerina Voynova,
Asst. Prof. Liliya Trifonova,
Asst. Prof. Francheska Zemyarska