The XLIII International conference of the Russian Society of American Culture Studies will be held December 7-9, 2017 at Lomonosov Moscow State University Journalism Department. Its theme – “American Satire and Humor: Forms of Comic Expression in American Culture”.
Sections: Journalism, American Culture of the 17-19th Centuries, Contemporary Literature and Culture, Ethnic Aspects, Gender Studies, Fantastic in the Arts, Canadian perspectives. A traditional Round Table discussion: Imprints – Image of America and Image of Russia will be held and a Round Table dedicated to Henry Thoreau’s Bicentennial.
Official languages of the conference are English and Russian. All participants will understand papers given in English and will provide an English resume of their talk if given in Russian.
Deadline for abstracts – September 10, 2017 (half a page). Please send them all to firstname.lastname@example.org
On the basis of delivered and discussed papers an annual bilingual collection is published.
Information about visa support: As it is a lengthy process – please send the needed materials [copy of two first pages of passport and info on place of birth (city and country), affiliation and position, office address, phone and fax numbers, place of visa application, dates of arrival and departure, place of visa application] to the address email@example.com no later than September 15, 2017.