Invitation XL RSACS conference 2014

The XLth International conference of the Russian Society of American Culture Studies will be held December 5-12, 2014 at Lomonosov Moscow State University Journalism Department.
Its theme – “American Culture: From Making a Nation to Transnationalism”.


  • Journalism
  • American Culture of the 18-19th Centuries
  • Contemporary culture
  • Poetry
  • Drama
  • Ethnic Contribution
  • Gender
  • Fantastic in the Arts
  • Canadian perspectives.

Besides a traditional Round Table discussion: Imprints – Image of America and Image of Russia will be held.

Suggestions for additional sections and panel discussions are welcome with 300 words description and at least two other panelists’ names suggested until September 1st, 2014.

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 the paper abstracts – September 10, 2014 (half a page). Please send them to
On the basis of delivered and discussed papers an annual bilingual collection is published.

Conference fee $ 100 US, payable upon arrival, includes also an excursion to Kremlin and farewell party.

Information about visa support is on the RSACS site. 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] to the address no later than September 15, 2014.

See you at our conference!

Larisa Mikhaylova
RSACS Secretary