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Call for Papers: The 76th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language (KFLC) Conference
November 15, 2022
The KFLC 2023 Executive Committee is proud to open sessions devoted to the presentation of scholarly
research in the following areas:
● Ancient Mediterranean Classics
● Arabic and Islamic Studies
● East Asian Studies
● French and Francophone Studies
● Hebrew and Jewish Studies
● Hispanic Linguistics
● Hispanic Linguistics: History and Change
● Intercultural Studies
● Italian Studies
● Language Studies for the Professions
● Lusophone Studies
● Music Studies
● Russian and Slavic Studies
● Second Language Acquisition
● Spanish American Studies
● Spanish Peninsular Studies
● Translation Studies
Paper presentations are 20 minutes followed by a 10-minute question & answer session. In addition to
individual abstracts for paper presentations, proposals for panels of 5 papers will be considered.
The KFLC has a tradition of attracting scholars from a broad range of languages and specializations. This
year’s conference will have sessions in Arabic and Islamic Studies, East Asian Studies, French and
Francophone Studies, German-Austrian-Swiss Studies, Hispanic Linguistics, Hispanic Linguistics: History
and Change, Hispanic Studies (Spanish Peninsular and Spanish American), Intercultural Studies, Italian
Studies, Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Language Studies for the Professions, Linguistics, Lusophone
Studies, Music Studies in Language and/or Cultures, Russian and Slavic Studies, Second Language
Acquisition, and Translation Studies.
Individually submitted abstracts should be no more than 250 words.
Panel proposals of 5 presentations should be submitted as follows: The panel organizer should
electronically submit a panel proposal. The panel proposal cannot exceed one page in length and should
include the theme of the panel, the organizer’s name and contact information, and the names, contact
information and affiliations of the panel participants. Each participant MUST submit an individual
abstract using our online system in addition to the panel proposal. Please indicate that your presentation
is part of a pre-organized panel and list the title and organizer of the panel in the abstract.
Please visit our website for details pertaining to the track that interests you. Be sure that your paper or
panel is prepared according to the track’s guidelines including, but not limited to, the format and the
language of presentation. Acceptance of a paper or complete panel implies a commitment on the part of
all participants to register and attend the conference. All presenters must pay the appropriate
registration fee by Wednesday, March 1st, 2023 to be included in the program. Failure to pay by this
deadline will result in the immediate removal of your abstract from the conference program. We will
attempt to contact you before removing your presentation.
For general information about the conference and paper presentation guidelines, and to submit abstracts
and panel proposals BY NOVEMBER 15th, 2022, at 11:59 PM EST, please visit our website: