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Voices and Viewpoints (Chimères Virtual Conference)

Voices and Viewpoints (Chimères Virtual Conference)

Publié le par Marc Escola (Source : Chimères)

Chimères Call for Submissions (April 2021):

Voices and Viewpoints

Virtual Conference

Friday, April 9th, 2021


Plenary Speaker: Professor Nicholas Hammond, University of Cambridge 

Author of The Power of Sound and Song in Early Modern Paris (Penn State UP, 2019)

The Department of French, Francophone & Italian Studies of the University of Kansas invites researchers to submit proposals for the 2021 Chimères conference:

Chimères is a graduate-run, MLA-listed, peer-reviewed journal in publication since 1967. Our archive is digitized, and journal articles have been downloaded over 200,000 times in 2019, and over 25,000 times to date this year. The most recent edition of our journal can be viewed here:

We invite submissions exploring notions of perspective, sound, and voice as found within the French and Francophone world of literature, cinema, culture, and history. Submissions are invited from any area of French and Francophone studies, and may be written in either English or French. Possible topics could include, but are not limited to: 

  • Angles, perspectives, viewpoints  

  • Visions and visionaries 

  • Avant-garde, Nouveau Roman, new perspectives in writing 

  • Changing perspectives, critical angles, exchanging views 

  • Colonialism, post-colonialism and decolonization 

  • Context and subtext 

  • Identity and identity politics 

  • Mixed media as creative expression 

  • Language & musicality 

Submissions should be made to our website,, by January 9, 2021. All submissions must be uploaded in Word format, including a 200-word abstract, name, institutional affiliation, and email address.