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10th Brno International Conference of English, American and Canadian Studies

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2nd Call for Papers

Organized and hosted by
The Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University, Brno
The Czech Association for the Study of English (CZASE)

Brno, Czech Republic
5 – 7 February 2015

Texts and other sites of meaning – verbal, visual, multimodal – are the common ground in the various disciplines of Anglophone studies. There are multiple agents involved in the production of meaning: authors/speakers, recipients/audiences, and the scholar. Each of these actors is involved in the process of creating, shaping, and signifying in their own, specific manner. This conference seeks to explore the manifestations of these processes in diverse contexts and from various perspectives.

We welcome proposals for twenty-minute presentations in the fields of literature, linguistics, cultural studies, translation studies, and ELT methodology. Abstracts of between 150 and 250 words should be submitted via the electronic form on the conference website by 30 September 2014.

Acceptance notifications will be sent out by 30 October 2014. For more information, email us at brno2015(at)phil(dot)muni(dot)cz.


Conference venue:

Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic


Keynote speakers:

Prof. Aritha van Herk (University of Calgary, Canada)

Prof. Eija Ventola (Aalto University, Finland)

Prof. Udo Hebel (University of Regensburg, Germany)

Prof. Anthony Pym (Rovira i Virgili University, Spain)

Prof. Chiou-lan Chern (National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan)



Conference fees:
Scholars 90 euro
CZASE members 70 euro
Doctoral students 40 euro



Department Organizing Committee CZASE Executive Board
Assist. Prof. Martina Horáková Assoc. Prof. Jana Chamonikolasová
Assist. Prof. Jan Chovanec Prof. Martin Procházka
Assist. Prof. Renata Kamenická Prof. Bohuslav Mánek
Assist. Prof. Filip Krajník Prof. Michal Peprník
 Jeffrey A. Vanderziel, Department Chair Assoc. Prof. Naděžda Kudrnáčová
                                                                                         Assoc. Prof. Michael Kaylor




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