We are now inviting participants to submit abstracts for a joint meeting of the 6th annual conference of the Slavic Graduate Students’ Association (SGSA) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and the 35th annual Slavic Forum of the University of Chicago. The conference will take place April 15-16, 2016, in Urbana, IL. Prof. Maria Todorova of the History Dept. at UIUC will deliver a keynote lecture. Participation is open to graduate students in all related fields, including: literature, film, linguistics, history, anthropology, cultural studies, philosophy, visual arts, musicology and area studies. We are especially interested in interdisciplinary approaches to the study of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian cultures.
If you would like to participate, please submit an abstract (up to 300 words) and the title of your paper to email@example.com. Some funding for participants traveling from other universities may be available. Please include your name, email address, institutional affiliation, year, major area of study, any audiovisual equipment requests, and whether you are interested in funding for travel expenses at the top of the page. The deadline for submitting abstracts is February 1, 2016. Participants will be notified by March 1.