American Studies Association of Texas
2017 CALL FOR PAPERS
Leozek Andrzej Kostuj (1973-
The following is a suggested, though not a comprehensive list of subject areas to
consider for this year’s theme, “Journeys, Treks, and Voyages That Have Shape(d)
Agriculture and Rural Studies
Art (visual/performing) and Music
Environment and Landscape Studies
Health and Wellness
Ingenuity and Invention
Language and Literature
Penal Systems and Reform
War and the Military
The ASAT review committee encourages the submission of proposals for panels, papers,
posters, and visual presentations that reflect academic/creative inquiry of the conference
theme from an interdisciplinary perspective. Sessions will include 4-
Presenters should be professionals in their fields; graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals endorsed by a faculty mentor.
The committee also welcomes submissions of creative works that address the conference
theme (creative non-
Blind abstracts (limited to 300 words) that clearly state a line of inquiry as it
applies to the conference theme should be sent as email attached documents to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include the following information on a separate cover sheet: full name, college/university
affiliation, (if applicable), fall 2017 teaching schedule, contact information (campus
email address, mailing address, and extension; if not university affiliated, please
provide a personal email address, mailing address and phone number), and the working
title of the presentation proposal. The submitter’s name/university affiliation should
not appear on the abstract. Please indicate “proposal for ASAT 2017” in the email
subject line. A confirmation of receipt email will be sent immediately. If a confirmation
is not received within 72 hours, please re-
A selection of scholarly and creative works presented at this year’s meeting will
be solicited for publication in the Journal of the American Studies Association of
Texas (JASAT) , an annual, peer-
ASAT 2017 is hosted by the Sam Houston State University English Department, with the generous support of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Office of Academic Affairs, the Honors College, and the Office of Graduate Studies.
The ASAT 2017 Conference Registration Form may be accessed here. Print the document, complete the form, and submit it with your payment upon arrival.
MAKE SURE THAT YOU FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDED ON THE PARKING PAGE OF THE CONFERENCE WEBSITE (here). NEITHER THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT NOR THE UNIVERSITY WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR CITATIONS ISSUED TO REGISTRANTS OR ATTENDEES.
Keynote Speaker info here