The University of Alabama Languages Conference

February 25-26, 2022

The organizing committee of the eleventh annual University of Alabama Languages Conference is pleased to welcome abstract submissions for this year’s conference entitled “A Reunion of Languages” to be held virtually February 25-26, 2022.

Keynote Speakers



We invite abstracts about all languages and all areas of Literature and Linguistics, including, but not limited to:

  • Classical Literature
  • Renaissance Literature
  • Medieval Literature and Culture
  • Early Modern Literature and Culture
  • 18th and 19th Century Literature and Culture
  • 20th and 21st Century Literature and Culture
  • Feminism and Women Writers
  • Queer and Gender Studies
  • Transatlantic and Intercultural Studies
  • Storytelling, Mythology, and Memory
  • Film and Visual arts
  • Anthropological Linguistics
  • Bilingualism and Code-switching
  • Historical and Comparative Linguistics
  •  L1, L2, L3 Acquisition and Pedagogy
  • Languages in Contact
  • Non-verbal Communication, Sign Language
  • Phonetics, Phonology, and Dialectology
  • Syntax, Semantics, Pragmatics
  • Sociolinguistics, Psycholinguistics
  • Study Abroad


We invite you to submit proposals for 20-minute individual presentations as well as organized panels with three or four participants. Suggestions for panels must include individual presenter’s abstract along with a brief description of the panel theme (up to 300 words).

Please submit abstracts of no more than 250 words to

Abstracts themselves should not contain any identifying information.

The deadline for proposal submission is January 10, 2022.

Presentations should be given in English, French, German or Spanish.

Any inquiries regarding the possibility of presenting in other languages should be addressed to

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