Research Events & Calls for Papers

At York St John University, we offer a variety of research-related events, from conferences and research seminars to research skills development sessions.

Here, you will find the upcoming events from individual Schools, training opportunities, and Cross-School or University-wide research events. Some events are annual (for example, Research Reflections Conference and Postgraduate Research Methodologies Conference); calls for presentations for these events are also published here. For more information on each event and to book a place please click on the title of the event below, or follow the link to all research events

Calls for Papers

LALSA Annual Conference

Latin American Literary Studies Association 

Call for Papers: CFP LALSA, 16-17 November 2017 (DOCX, 0.1MB)

Deadline: 15 September 2017, 5pm

The conference welcomes contributions from the scholars and students of Latin American literature (including Anglophone, Chicano/a and Lusophone). Any approach to well known or lesser known texts is welcome; any cross-disciplinary stance is encouraged. This year, the theme of the conference is ‘Re-reading’. Comparative and cross-disciplinary readings of Latin American literary texts are particularly welcome.

To submit a proposal, please send a short abstract in English or Spanish (250-350 words) to Dr Victoria Carpenter (; please note that you must be a LALSA member to submit an abstract.

Please direct general and membership queries to Dr Victoria Carpenter (

Research Events at York St John