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International Student Conference PONTES POETICAE, Osijek 2014

International Student Conference PONTES POETICAE
23-24 May 2014, Osijek

Organizers: Department of Croatian Language and Literature Linguistics student association Lingvos
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek Lorenza Jägera 9, Osijek, Croatia

Students of the Department of Croatian Language and Literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek and Linguistics Student Association Lingvos are pleased to invite the students of Croatian language and other closely related sciences from Croatian and international universities to attend the International Student Conference Pontes poeticae. The conference will be held on 23-24 May 2014 at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek.
The purpose of the Conference is to enable the students of humanities to gain the experience necessary for their further advancement and to encourage the dialogue between the students in order to connect them. The Conference will enable the exchange of knowledge and attitudes among the participants, offer a wide variety of social activities and encourage the young researchers to develop professionally and scientifically. The Conference will be oriented towards the phenomena of the contemporary literature, but also towards the comparative approach to contemporary Croatian literature in South Slavic, Slavic and European context.

First Call – Pontes poeticae 2014 (.pdf)

Application Form – Pontes poeticae 2014(.doc)




Video conference: Poor People’s Campaign and Occupy Movement

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American Corner Zagreb
in cooperation with
the American Embassy of Croatia &
City Library Bogdan Ogrizović

organizes a digital video conference in celebration of Black History Month
Black History Month: Poor People’s Campaign and Occupy Movement
Guest speakers:


Talib Karim, dr. ius.
Vice Chair of the Health Law Section of the National Bar Associaiton, CEO in DC-based law firm and health and family law attorney in Washington, D.C.

Srećko Horvat,
Croatian philosopher, journalist and activist

Jelena Šesnić,
Associate Professor, American Studies Program, English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

The digital video conference will take place on Tuesday, February 19 at 6.30 p.m. at the American Corner, Public Library Bogdan Ogrizović, Preradovićeva 5, Zagreb.

We are looking forward to seeing you !

EAAS-L INFO: Call for Applications: Master of Arts in American Studies at Heidelberg University

The Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA) invites applications for its preeminent Master of Arts in American Studies (MAS) program

The MAS is an interdisciplinary program taught in English and aimed at qualified graduate students from around the world. It offers inside knowledge of the United States from an outside perspective. Admission is competitive and depends on quality and academic merits of the candidates. MAS participants benefit both from excellent academic teaching by internationally renowned scholars and from an interdisciplinary approach which meets the needs of future leaders. The MAS is a three semester program, with a performance-related, two-semester fast track option available.

We would like to ask for your help in making the MAS known to students in your department who might be interested in a graduate program at Germany’s oldest university.
We would be grateful if you could forward the attached flyer to students who might be interested in the program and/or display it in a prominent location in your department or institute.

Further information on the HCA and its MAS program, as well as application forms are available at: or .

Katia Rostetter, M.A.
MAS Coordinator/Spring Academy Coordinator

Heidelberg Center for American Studies (HCA)
Hauptstr. 120
69117 Heidelberg

Fon: +49 6221 54 3875
Fax: +49 6221 54 3719<>

SUISS 2013

The Scottish Universities’ International Summer School (SUISS) was founded as a non-profit organisation by Professor David Daiches in 1947 in the spirit of the Edinburgh International Festival.
Each summer, SUISS run courses in British and Irish literature and culture from 1900 to the present, as well as a creative writing programme.
Undergraduates, postgraduates, teachers and lecturers from all over the world are welcome to apply.
The School presents a wonderful opportunity for visiting Scotland, combining excellent educational facilities with the incomparable surroundings of Scotland’s capital city.
SUISS runs for a total of six weeks, and offers a continuous programme of study throughout that period. Students may choose to come for the full programme, or attend either the first, the second or the third two-week term, or a combination of the modules. SUISS also offers several scholarship schemes to help with tuition fees.
For more on the programme, application procedure, fees and scholarship, go to SUISS homepage.
For additional information, contact Iva Polak by email or during office hours.

Student Conference on Inter-American Studies

Student Conference on Inter-American Studies

Dear all,
Students of the Faculty of Arts, Comenius University, in conjunction with the Center for Inter-American Studies, University of Graz, are pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the Student Conference on Inter-American Studies.
The conference will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia, from 15-16 February 2013.
The aim of the conference is to introduce a new field of studies that is developing in Europe as well as in the states of the Americas. The conference offers a platform for students from international universities to contribute to the new academic field of Inter-American Studies with interdisciplinary and intercultural analyses of the Americas in the area of globalization. This year’s edition will introduce a new concept of the conference when the first conference day will be devoted to the analysis of a particular American country and its relations with others in any field. The first day of the conference offers a platform for the examination and discussion of Canada and her historical, cultural, economic and political links with other countries of the Western Hemisphere. The second conference day will welcome papers dedicated to the interdisciplinary analysis of America’s countries and their interaction in the area of culture, economy, etc.
Please, find attached call_for_papers. The conference registration form, along with an abstract of the proposed paper (maximum 250 words) and a one-paragraph CV for those planning to deliver a paper, should be submitted by e-mail to the organizers ( by 30 November 2012.
On behalf of the organization team,
Jana Hulová

Download Call for Papers:
Call_for_papers_Conference_on_Inter-American_Studies_Bratislava (word.doc)