AZ–AATSEEL Conference

The Arizona Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AZ-AATSEEL) announces a call for paper proposals for the annual conference that will take place on April 4-5, 2020 in Tempe, Arizona. This year’s conference is hosted by the Russian Program at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University in collaboration with the Melikian Center (ASU) and the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona. The AZ-AATSEEL Conference will take place concurrently with the 22nd Biennial Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature and Folklore. Attendees of AZ-AATSEEL are encouraged to take part in both conferences being held at ASU.

Abstracts for 20-minute presentations on any aspect of Slavic, East European or Eurasian culture (literature, film, music, visual arts, etc.), linguistics, second language acquisition\teaching, digital humanities, queer studies, gender studies, and history are invited for the AZ-AATSEEL conference. Comparative topics and interdisciplinary approaches are welcome and encouraged! Graduate students and advanced undergraduates are encouraged to submit proposals.

Audio\visual technology will be available. Registration is free for all attendees and presenters.

To present a paper at the 2020 AATSEEL-AZ Conference, please submit a proposal by *February 14, 2020*

A complete proposal consists of:
1. Author's contact information (name, affiliation, and email).
2. Paper title
3. Abstract (250-300 words)
4. Additional equipment request, if necessary
5. Accommodations request, if necessary (i.e., mobility-related access, dietary needs, etc.)

Please submit proposals online to
All submissions will be acknowledged and considered anonymously.

Any questions can be directed to Dr. Hilde Hoogenboom:

Further information about the conference can be found at:

All applicants will be informed of the status of their proposals by February 20, 2020.