CALL FOR PAPERS

The Department of Foreign Languages in partnership with the Department of Asian Studies of the Romanian-American University is pleased to welcome you to the 6th edition of our international conference:

 

                                  Crossing Boundaries in Culture and Communication                                   - a journey to distant worlds -

 

 Which will take place on May 19-20, 2017 in Bucharest.
 The conference languages are Romanian, English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, or Japanese and debates are organized in the following sections:
n  linguistics / applied linguistics
n  literature
n  cultural studies
n  translation studies
n  FLT
n  communication, media and arts 
n  intercultural management

Confirmed plenary speakers:
Okunishi SHUNSUKE – “Janus Image in Funeral — an Example of Cultural Substratum common to Romania and Japan”; Emeritus Professor and former president of Japan Foundation
Hiroshi TANAKA – “Where has Japanese core of ‘Monodzukuri’ come from and where is it going?”; Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto
David FLATH – “The Japanese Economy, Past and Present”; Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto

The conference fee is 150 RON (35 Euro for foreign participants) per paper and it covers: conference package, publication in volume, coffee breaks and refreshments, lunch.
The fee is payable to the following bank accounts: Universitatea Româno-Americană, Bd. Expoziţiei 1B, Bucureşti, sect. 1, C.I.F 9081408, cont BRD GSG Suc. Academiei, COD SWIFT BRDEROBU, mentioning “Conferinta DLS”.
For RON – IBAN: RO75BRDE410SV98563894100
For Euro – IBAN: EURO RO90BRDE410SV18448384100

UNIVERSITATEA ROMÂNO-AMERICANĂ | ROMANIAN-AMERICAN UNIVERSITY
Conference calendar – deadline:
March 24th, 2017: submission of abstracts
March 31st, 2017: confirmation of acceptance
April 7th, 2017: payment of registration fee*
May 19-20th, 2017: proceedings of the conference
June 30th, 2017: submission of papers
In order to submit a proposal for a 20-minute presentation, please use the link below for registration:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1QLQ9FCb0fkwqdpNuZjXosWkgqrs0CfKatN998PMpsig/viewform
For final paper submission, kindly use the specified e-mail addresses:
Romanian: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
English:
* (applied) linguistics: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
* literature and cultural studies:: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
* translation/FLT/communication, media and arts: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Spanish/French/German/Italian: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Japanese: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
After the conference, you will be further notified of the paper submission guidelines and you will be reminded the deadline for the publication in an ISSN
volume.
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Who should attend

We invite educators, researchers, Ph.D. students and all professionals working in both public & private sectors to submit the extended abstracts for the Conference.