American Association of Australasian Literary Studies Annual Conference 20 April – 22 April 2017 Claflin University, Orangeburg, South Carolina

American Association of Australasian Literary Studies

The American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS) invites paper proposals for its 2017 Annual Conference, to be held at Claflin University in Orangeburg, SC, 20 April – 22 April 2017. Papers addressing any aspect of Australian, New Zealand, and South Pacific literary, film, and cultural studies are welcome. Papers on Aboriginal, Maori, or other indigenous topics are especially welcome. Proposals from graduate students or advanced undergraduate students are strongly encouraged. Presentations are generally 20 minutes long; however, alternate presentation formats will be considered. Please send a paper title and 250-word proposal (or alternate format description) by 14 October 2016 to Brenda Machosky ( and ( Please label the email subject line: AAALS 2017 proposal.

Since these dates fall during most Australian universities’ mid-semester break, we hope many Australian scholars will be able to attend. We also hope many other colleagues from around the world will consider joining us in lovely South Carolina.


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