Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Call for Papers


23rd Biennial Conference on 

Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature and Folklore 


The 23rd biennial conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature and Folklore will be hosted by the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, May 2-4, 2024 (Thursday-Saturday). The conference will be sponsored by the South East European Studies Association (SEESA), the Department of Modern Languages and the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Mississippi. 


The deadline for the submission of abstracts is November 20, 2023.  


Papers should treat some aspect of Balkan and/or South Slavic linguistics, literature, folklore or culture. Abstracts should be submitted electronically to Donald Dyer at [] and be no more than one page in length, with a second optional page for data, graphics, bibliography and the like. A 12-point font and 1” margins should be used. The abstracts do not need to be anonymized. Notification of selection, as well as invitation letters, if needed, will be sent by December 11.  


Students, both undergraduate and graduate, are encouraged to apply for a SEESA Harrison Travel Grant to support their participation at the conference. More information on these grants is available at []. 


Conference presenters are encouraged to submit their papers in manuscript form for consideration of publication to Balkanistica []. the refereed interdisciplinary journal of Balkan studies, which is supported by SEESA. There is a possibility that a special volume of the journal will be dedicated to papers from the conference. 


Questions about the conference may be directed to the conference organizer, Donald Dyer, at []. 

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