Those who would like to participate in the Conference should send their proposal through the form located in the tab: Inscripción-Comunicantes. Papers may be given in Spanish, French, English, Italian or Portuguese.
Proposals, should consist of a SUMMARY and CURRICULUM VITAE (each one not exceding 2,000 characters including spaces), and a BASIC BIBLIOGRAPHY of five items on the proposed topic. Proposals should be submitted by 25 JANUARY 2019.
Those who would like to participate in the Conference are invited to present a paper in one or more of the following subject areas, always bearing in mind the project’s main lines of research:
The ecology of examples of public writing (where, when, conservation, etc.). Materiality, categories and meanings of writing that is displayed or circulates. Writing on display and public memory. Monumental writing and propaganda. Writing and funerary memory. Public writing and official notices (proclamations, edicts, speeches, etc.). Writing and protest (libels, slanders, graffiti, banners, etc.). Regulations and written transgression in public spaces. Ephemera in the city (posters, advertisements, notices, handbills, literary broadsides, etc.). The readable city (street maps, signage, commercial advertising, etc.). The text on view (book fairs, bookstalls, bookshops, libraries and itinerant presses, literary cities, book or reading events, etc.). Intermediaries (blind men, town criers, preachers, players, salespeople, etc.). Communities of writers and readers in public spaces. Emotional communities (associations, collective celebrations, etc.). Women and written culture in public spaces. Subaltern classes and writing displayed or circulating. Multimedia and communicative interactions (written, oral, visual, digital). Once proposals have been assessed by scientific committee, the Conference’s organisers will inform you before 18 February 2019 about the outcome and will send successful applicants the style sheet for papers; they must be submitted by 30 JUNE 2019.
Speakers’ registration fee: 100€-PDI or 75€-students, retirees and unemployed (will entitle speakers both to a participation certificate, and to one copy of the published conference proceedings).