American Studies
Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies, Akaki Tsereteli State University (Kutaisi Georgia )
Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Tenth Biennial International Conference on American Studies
Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies, Akaki Tsereteli State University (Kutaisi, Georgia)

Deadline: Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Prof. Vakhtang Amaglobeli Center for American Studies at Akaki Tsereteli State University (ATSU) together with John Dos Passos Association of Georgia will host a two-day biennial international conference on American Studies. The event is dedicated to the memory of Professor Temur Kobakhidze.

The conference will be held at Akaki Tsereteli State University on October 14-15, 2022.

Individual as well as fully-formed panel proposals are welcomed on any subject in American Studies. Proposals for individual papers should be 250 words maximum, including the paper title, the speaker’s name and academic affiliation (if applicable). To propose a panel, the panel chair should submit a 300-word abstract on the panel as a whole that includes the names, academic affiliations, and email addresses of all participants; the title of the panel as well as the titles of each individual contribution; and the name and affiliation of the panel chair. Panel proposals should also include a 250-word abstract for each constituent paper. Please note that panels should have a maximum of four speakers.

The event will be held in a hybrid format - papers can be presented both on-site and online. 

All proposals should be sent to Prof. Irakli Tskhvediani at: no later than the 20th of September, 2022.

Please note the following:

Conference working languages will be English and Georgian;

Time Limit for Keynote Speakers: 50 minutes;

Time Limit for Panelists: 15 minutes;

Time Limit for Discussions: 5-7 minutes;

Equipment for the projection of PowerPoint presentations will be available upon request;

Registration Fee: 50 Euro (including taxes). Registration fee includes: conference program, certificate of participation, coffee, refreshments during the coffee breaks. The Fee should be paid by wire transfer to the conference bank account.

Except plenary sessions, keynote presentations and panels, the outdoor activities will be offered. The participants will visit historical sites and places of interest surrounding the ancient city of Kutaisi. There will be a closing banquet hosted by Akaki Tsereteli State University.

The conference participants will be requested to submit their revised manuscripts within two months after the end of the conference. All submissions should be in English and will go through a double blind peer review process. Selected papers will be published as a journal.

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